Republicans to outdo Obama in Syria and Iraq

As the elections ramp up, candidates are pressed more often to tell what they'd do that's different from Obama. Unfortunately, most of them repeat what Obama is already doing in Iraq, saying that their saying the same thing makes them different and...

One Vote They ALWAYS Agree On

There's a quiet vote that takes place every other year in Congress, it passes quietly with minimum press coverage, it gets wide bipartisan support & a Presidential signature without any debate. The Congress has never failed to give itself a raise...

The more candidates the better (for each of them)

Considering that money is free speech, Presidential candidates are coming from everywhere to get their share of a billion dollars. 20 candidates could get 50 million a piece for their future elections, not counting paltry thousands from individuals. ...

Trey Gowdy has unresolved questions to ask.

 He'd better keep making up topics to ask, because after seven other committees have all come to the same conclusions, he's out of a job to find something embarrassing about Clinton. Perhaps after reading all the State Department emails he can move...

Jeb Bush tells it like it was

Republican Jeb Bush, looking for more ways to draw a contrast with his older brother, criticized former President George W. Bush on Thursday for permitting too much federal government spending. ... "Sure, I think that in Washington during my...

A reason for the top 40% to make their own retirement plans

And people making less will be left holding the bag as they are provided with no Social Security fund that was deducted from their payroll in advance. but will receive vouchers that won't support them as government taxes will be too low to pay in full...

The Myth of Export Taxes

"Total South Carolina Exports     $29,704,000,000    % Share of U.S. Total                      1.8 "  http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/statistics/state/data/sc.html Total Louisiana Exports              $65,085,000,000 % Share of U.S....

The Myth of the NY tax burden

The favorite saw of liberals is how NY pays for the benefits of other states with it's massive tax burden. That federal tax burden comes from NYC being the financial hub of the US & nuch of the world. The taxes paid there aren't on stuff made...

What states might learn about welfare

The states that pay the lowest amounts per month are keeping their poor in poverty: "46. Louisiana $240 47. Alabama $215 48. Arkansas $204 49. Tennessee $185 50. Mississippi $170" The states that are paying their poor the most are...

A Libertarian Centrist View

When it comes to social services & many other federal programs, the federal government should not take money out of the states that simply has to be returned to the states. That's inefficient, some states need more help than they can afford to...

Questions for wingnuts to consider

and for the press to answer: . There are 4 million children on individual state welfare. Should the states pay for the welfare of those children without federal subsidies or should the federal government not send subsidies to states for...