How Paul Ryan's poverty program could work

Paul Ryan suggests dismantling the federal welfare system by giving block grants to states so states can create custom solutions for each poor person to get them out of poverty. . The objection to that is that states have opted not to provide...

Kentucky town goes socialist

"Somerset's city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. The Somerset Fuel...

An app to get political facts on bills in Congress

Learn more about your member of Congress, get in touch with them and see what they're up to. Follow the latest bills, see floor activity and explore votes from the palm of your hand. The Congress apps are built on data from official sources via the...

Kerry to broker deal with UN to cease fire

The UN and Kerry might hope that Hamas will stop sending rockets to Israel, and even if Hamas doesn't, Israel will allow Hamas to continue firing rockets on Israel if Israel just 'sucks it up' by letting the rockets fall while they withdraw from Gaza...

Legal Question

I have a question for all of you concerning a legal matter. . A close friend purchased a box of cold cereal at his local grocery store. I was asked not to disclose which company . While eating it he tasted something gross, he spit it out...

Problems of politicians involved with science

Dr. Jack Kevorkian had been criticized for helping people in euthanasia, killing themselves to avoid pain of severe disease. His apparatus had no complaints, as it worked with no pain. It relaxed the person. put them to sleep, and then stopped the...

Options to create peace in Israel

International press is making news about creating peace in Isreal. Most propose that peace can be made by sitting down with the top politicians of both sides together to hammer out an agreement. . A serious deterrent to a peace agreement is the...

Time for wingnuts to cheer

Millions of low-income workers losing their health care policies send a thrill up the spine of wingnuts. Winning at all costs gets smilies. The idea of millions of poor dying earlier due to neglect that's banned by most civilized nations than those...

Equality of medical treatment

"On July 15, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on SB 1696, otherwise known as The Women’s Health Protection Act. The bill was first introduced in November of last year, by Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. The...

The limitations of the US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court takes the separation of church and state concept somewhat seriously. However, that can create anomalies in law. The Supreme Court doesn't consider the correctness or validity of science. The Court itself, was created at the beginning...