Over the weekend, Rick Perry issued a challenge to Hillary Clinton. He tweeted that “Americans want results not rhetoric.”
As Governor of Texas, Rick Perry certainly got results.
– At the end of his term of Governor, Texas began to lose tens of thousands of jobs per month, as the boom-and-bust cycles of the oil […]
Yesterday, by a vote of 278 in favor and 174 in opposition, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve a huge spending package of 578.6 billion dollars for the military. The legislation, H.R. 2685, raises military spending above the level requested by the military itself.
578.6 billion dollars is such an immense amount of […]
At the motivational merchandising site for Kimberley Crossman, I came across the following thought by “Sophie B” today:
“Live life with no regrets
From time to time we all wish we could turn back time and fix our mistakes. It is important to remember that these experiences make us who we are, mistakes are […]
In the United States of America, July 4th is Independence Day. A month in advance, department store shelves are stocked with various nationalist items…
… all of which are made in China. The inexpensive prices of these trinkets, given the immense expense of their transportation, suggests sweatshop labor.
Exactly whose independence is being celebrated […]
Senator Rob Portman of Ohio took explained this week why the military contractor General Dynamics needed an extra $314 million: to fight the Russians before 2020. His floor remarks:
“The big news when I was over there was that there was a road march being conducted by the 2nd Calvary Regiment through Central and Eastern […]
Yesterday, I noted that the 21st Century war in Iraq has cost the United States 818 billion dollars, in addition to the loss of life, the loss of health, the loss of stability and the loss of trust. Forget all the unquantifiable losses for a moment and focus on the money. This is a lot […]
Wouldn’t you pay an extra five or ten cents for a shirt at Target so that garment workers in American Samoa could have a minimum wage increase of fifty cents – to just $4.68 per hour? […]
If you would rather see the USA spend money on education than on gigantic machines of war, vote for Bernie Sanders for President. […]
Bernie Sanders has introduced a bill to break up banks that are too big to fail. What the Republican managers of Congress have done with it is absurd. […]
If you’re a Republican voter, looking for a politician who is more reasonable than the extremists getting the most attention on TV, you could do worse than casting a vote for Ray Mills Antley in the GOP primary in your state. […]