Missouri politician welfare intelligence

Most people might agree that people need welfare when they can't get a job and need temporary assistance (TANF - temporary assistance to needy families). However, Missouri Republicans believe that people should only get welfare when they don't need...

Republican dream budget plan passes both houses

Both houses of Republicans unveiled the first joint House-Senate budget plan in six years. The plan is to increase government military spending by 40 billion dollars, approaching 700 billion dollars, to support the defenses of all other nations. ...

A middle ground for Capitalism

The strength of Capitalism is in the probability of big rewards for clever invention and investment. The world shows that incentive is increasing the wealth of former communist/socialist nations by conversion to modified Capitalism. China is...

The old guard holds on to myths

Wingnuts hold onto the idea that if something happened to them, the same happens to everyone. His son took drugs, so Adelson thinks that marijuana is the drug that led his son on to harder drugs. He doesn't have an idea that having everything he...

Investments stored in the ground

The US has drilled, baby, drilled to the point of not doing that again for a while. As the price per barrel dropped from $90 to $45 and back up again to about $60 a barrel, wells started, but not completed were shut down until prices make it...

Gray arrest - lawyer's opportunity

Freddie Gray was running away. He was caught by police. In a few minutes, he could no longer stand up on his own and was dragged, moaning in pain to a police van. In a half hour he was brought to a hospital. . While in police custody, he didn't...

The old guard creates the third political party

The Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson are both in their 80's. Who knows, but they might go on for a decade or two; but sooner than later, the old ideas are going to fade. They're willing to put up a billion dollars to create their own US political...

When you should and shouldn't have ID

Illegals coming across the border should have ID cards, so ICE can keep track of them to deport. But if they get ID it's fake. . Deporting officers should just know by instinct who is illegal as US citizens don't need ID, except...

Boehner tells Obama to look serious.

Perhaps Boehner can send Obama to an acting class so he can look as serious as Boehner. A problem could be that if Republican Congress approves military action that's already going on, they could be blamed for the results, or blamed by Republicans for...

Why are police and media holding back info?

A man ran away from police. The caught him and restrained him on the ground. One officer put his knee on the man's back. The man can be heard in the video screaming in pain as he's picked up and dragged to the police van as his legs aren't moving. ...

Can we afford to feed the poor?

I can find nothing in the Democratic nor Republican party platforms about food and health care for the poor. Every talking point skirts the issue with either increasing payments or lowering them instead of just doing it. Which party has the Christian...

The Dream that won't happen in our lifetime

As a Libertarian and Christian, I'd like politicians devoted to feeding the poor and healing the sick, as mankind did while in small family clans, before industry and royalty, to concentrate the first priority in feeding all the nation, providing...