Boehner has to talk like a nutcase about oil

Boehner think he can fool the nation. The US hasn't been exporting much crude oil, but it has been exporting 1.5 billion barrels of processed oil per year, including half a billion barrels of diesel and aircraft fuel and 160 million barrels of...

Why Republicans want to 'take the heat' for ending pensions

Politicians for decades have promised their states will provide a decent living to public servants who contributed to their pension plans as payroll deductions, by also paying into the pensions with public money. However, also for decades, politicians...

Church groups fight to spread plagues in schools

"Democratic State Senator Richard Pan, a Sacramento pediatrician who introduced a measure eliminating California's personal beliefs exemption to vaccination requirements for schoolchildren in response to a measles outbreak at Disneyland, plans to go...

Church groups fighting freedom of religion

As usual, churches fight for freedom of expression, the right not to serve people with different beliefs, and try to keep people from private decision concerning their own body, as long as their beliefs are the only ones allowed. . Worshippers...

The great media cover-up of Iran inspections

Politicians are grandstanding about making inspections strong enough to make sure Iran doesn't cheat about hiding nuclear weapon research and production. Six nations are about to sign agreements with Iran based upon 'open inspections.'  . The...

US Health Care improving for seniors

"(Reuters Health) - The number of deaths, hospital stays and healthcare costs decreased among older Americans on Medicare over the past 15 years, according to a new study.   "Although our health care system has its failings, we are making...

Huckabee has a job if he wants it

To make sure that Iran doesn't march Israelis into ovens, he can be put in charge of monitoring the construction of ovens suitable for shoving people into them everywhere. Nobody has seen such ovens outside of the museum pieces in Germany that he...

The start of the recession

Ron Paul is advertising a video about the crash of the financial system. There might not be a crash this time if vetoes can keep away Republican pressure to reward banks by letting them become bigger while they lose money due to failing loans in the...

Rand Paul has a good idea.

Rand Paul should become known in all states for cutting access to cancer screening, vasectomies, contraception information, and pre-natal care for the poor. After the states are the only possible government providers for female reproductive care for...

The Iranian oil price threat

Oil prices have dropped more than half over the past years, while oil exports have only changed around 1 to 2 million barrels a day out of 75 million barrels a day. World oil production went from 60 million barrels a day to 75 million barrels a day...

The Saviors of American Industry

It's unfortunate that people who only look upon economic destruction as caused by workers getting paid enough to live well, can't tie in the loss of jobs and the lowering of wages as a cause of poverty. instead, they regurgitate Koch Ayn Rand Scott...

Detroit, NYC

A once proud city run into the ground by union largess & Democratic politics. It was once nearly 2,000,000 strong & the literal engine of our economy. Now it's fallen well below 1 million in population & more than 1/2 of the city's...

Queens Bridge Housing Historic Influence

"Queensbridge Houses opened in 1939. During the 1950s, the management changed the racial balance of Queensbridge by transferring all families whose income was more than $3,000/year, a majority of whom were White, to middle-income housing projects, and...

Queens Bridge Houses

This is the largest Public Housing project in NYC & North America Everyone who lives here is on public assistance. It has about 7000 residents packed into a couple city blocks. NYC has a population of over 8 million, Kentucky has a...

Owsley County KY

A little place consisting of 198 sq miles of land with 4,755 residents making it the 2nd least populous place in the state of Kentucky. Thanks to the Democrat led federal war on coal the mines aren't hiring the way they once did leaving this resource...

The choice for Elders

Either increase the payroll deductions for Medicare and Social Security by 2%, or start to get less help when you get old. . The Republican alternative is to use the fund money collected over decades to pay for foreign wars, and give vouchers to...

Immigration to U.S. from Mexico drops sharply

"Even as immigration remains a hot topic in the U.S. presidential campaign, the number of people emigrating from Mexico to the United States, legally and illegally, has dropped sharply in recent years, research published Wednesday shows.   ...

Yankee stay home!

"The dawn of a new era between the United States and Cuba is poised to spell the end of a golden age for Canadian tourists, experts said Wednesday. Snowbirds anxious for an escape to a tropical paradise have long been fleeing to Cuba while their...