a budget buster Washington can't resist

Imagine what the cost of military operations would be in time of war, like Iran, instead of peacetime now. . "The number of U.S. troops deployed in battle zones is at its lowest level since before the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Still, Congress has...

The true meaning of the Confederate Flag

"The St Andrews Cross symbolizes resistance to tyranny [Admirable when the tryranny is that of a dictator in fact, like kings; however, following the rule of law of the land made by Congress under our Constitution in our democracy doesn't qualify...

Will the farmers in Iowa really be proud of attacking Iran?

Republicans are making re-election money by suggesting that discussions with Iran show weakness. The sanctions against Iran brought them to the discussion table, but hadn't stopped them from increasing centrifuges from 400 when Bush walked away from...

A Hate Crime

This is what giving into unreasonable requests does. Atlanta police are considering Hate Crime charges regarding the placement of confederate flags on the grounds of the MLK Center. Now I'm not defending the people who did this, they did it to...

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...