From early on, the tax policy of this country was, “You need a bridge? Great! Let me sell this lot to Mr. Jones…okay, here’s your bridge appropriation.” We literally got used to getting things for nothing.
Let’s just admit it: the gun control debate is depressingly familiar. One side says add more laws. The other side says the laws restrict legitimate gun owners’ rights. Well, both sides are missing the boat. Gun control
The sequester was not unwanted. It was not unplanned. Both parties have it in their interest to do exactly what they did.
Whoa, okay! NOW I’m finally convinced that Obama must be impeached! On the other hand, no, never mind. Scott Lively, 'Kill The Gays' Bill Supporter, Pushes Claim Obama Is Gay, Dating Reggie Love.
Okay, so Paul Farrell is a fear-monger. But he’s been right more often than not, and his overall theme of the influence of psychology on markets is undeniably valid. Capitalism is so broken it can’t be fixed – Paul B. Farrell – MarketWatch.
Pat Robertson, you have a message…it’s from Timbuktu. Some Islamic rebel says you’d love it there. Hold on…okay, he says you would love it there but only for a moment, because they’d have to kill you as an infidel. Th— wait a sec, Pat…okay, but you can kill them as infidels in your own country….
Have you noticed the creeping insincerity in President Obama’s speech patterns? When he said, during his inauguration speech, “These things don’t weaken us, they strengthen us!” I could hear the falseness in his voice. The way he emphasized strengthen. It just didn’t come off as real, no matter how much he meant it. I hear this in…
Newspapers need to reflect a changing religious environment.
Goodreads | Emmett J. Saranac Lake, NY’s review of Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives.
“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” said Wayne LaPierre, the N.R.A.’s vice president and most visible spokesperson. Gee, Wayne, thanks for the sound byte, but fuck you. There are many things that stop a bad guy with a gun. The bad guy might have a…