Cars for Clunkers: A Microcosm to Health Care
You’ve seen the Cars for Clunkers program dished out by the Obama administration. Turn in your “gas guzzler” and get a rebate up to $4500 towards a new fuel efficient vehicle. While it is a worthy goal, it illustrates the ineptness of the government provided programs. In today’s WSJ, it was reported that officials are trying to find additional funding for the program because consumer | Read More »
Oh, The Irony…
Politico is reporting that Democrat Senator Robert Byrd, the eldest member of the Senate, is accusing Democrat President Obama of strengthening the executive branch, to the dismay of the legislative branch. Byrd writes to Obama: The rapid and easy accumulation of power by White House staff can threaten the Constitutional system of checks and balances. At the worst, White House staff have taken direction and | Read More »
Standing Athwart Obama, Yelling STOP!
Watching Barack Obama the past couple days, there’s an old quote that goes “A lie told often enough becomes the truth.” Now I remembered hearing the quote many times, but didn’t know who stated it. Well it was no surprise to me when I found out who said it, V.I. Lenin, communist father of the USSR. Seems like Obama is using his comrade mentor’s quote | Read More »
Dems Beware! Gov. Blago Gettin’ His Day
Most of us on this site are originalist interpreters of the Constitution. Well, seeing that this is a federal case, I’ll go with the Fifth Amendment, as opposed to the Fourteenth, which deals with states. Anyways, the Fifth guarantees “no person shall… be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law” just in case anyone forgot. As those who are political junkies | Read More »
Watch Out! Rhode Island Motorist Tax
Fox News.com is reporting a story which explains why Rhode Island is a failing state operated by a handcuffed Republican governor that must answer to a General Assembly filled with 93 Democrats out of 113 total members (82%), (which is a little less than the percentage of MA’s supermajority, 87.5%) Anyways, the story discusses Rhode Island coming up with new ideas to tax the heck | Read More »
Change they believe in!
I know most on here don’t follow Massachusetts politics, but we had a ballot question that would of abolished the income tax here, but it failed. Then today a state agency decided to increase tolls, after they increased them last year. I wrote this today for publication in our weekly university newspaper. Tolls increased Article appearing in Mass Media, UMass Boston’s independent newspaper. Change they | Read More »