Were you shocked when you learned that Navy SEAL, author, humanitarian, and charity founder, Eric Greitens, was born and raised and voted Democrat? I was. Sure, I’d heard the rumors. The whispers spread by some Republican campaign operatives. But I’ve learned to trust those campaign operatives about as far as I fund the national debt. Then, Senator John Lamping sent me a link to this Fox News story: Former Navy SEAL: Why I am no longer a Democrat So, the rumors were true.Read more
Tax credits reward particular businesses or developers with tax dollars from the general population. They concentrate wealth in a few hands. Tax credits are the way politicians play the market with someone else’s money. Worse, Republicans are addicted to tax credits. A Missouri House Republican leader told a constituent that his party gives tax dollars to people who “spend it smarter.” Bill Clinton said the same thing in about 1992.Read more
From 2004 through about September 12, the American and European left bet the farm on terrorists. Here’s Dick Durbin, the anti-American from Illinois, in September: In a speech Friday at the Center for National Policy, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said, “President Bush is preparing to tell the nation, once again, that his strategy in Iraq is succeeding. We know what the Bush-Petraeus report will say: The surge is working. Be patient.Read more
The TimesOnline headline demands attention: Scientists breed world’s first mentally ill mouse Amazingly, the creature is already being mentioned as a dark-horse candidate for the Democrat party presidential nomination, and the French parliament is taking up a measure to make the animal its national mascot.