This is the parking space for the Obama for President Campaign next door to my office. These are the folks who want CAFE Standards raised so that we common folk will not be able to buy the kind of vehicles they drive. The smallest vehicle is the 18MPG Jeep Grand Cherokee.
But isn’t it always like that with liberals?
CISPA. It’s the latest acronym being used to control you and your internet experience. This time the pretense is cyber security. It is perfectly understandable to want to prevent cyber attacks, but they can’t take small efforts to protect our civil liberties? Huh?
Civil Libertarians have probably seen this http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75670.html on Facebook.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) – It sounds like a good thing. All that sharing and protecting. The problem is, they did precious little to protect individual liberties. One could even argue that they went out of their way not to. Read the rest of this entry »
In general, I think we can all agree that disrespecting or defiling the dead, even in war is bad practice. Usually it is groups like Al Qaeda severing and displaying heads, or Iraqi goons stringing up and burning bodies. Sometimes our own soldiers end up doing something we won’t exactly be fast to celebrate even as we acknowledge that, “War is Hell”. We know our soldiers sent to war will often be made to risk their lives, or even make the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Read the rest of this entry »
This is great stuff and the TLP folks will likely see a lot of familiar faces in this clip. I am proud to support Jamie Radtke. In the US Senate, she will do the be best by Virginia and best for America.
Bankruptcy is not an option.
I am posting the following summary on behalf of Mr. Carlton Lee, who has developed an interesting alternative to reducing the cost of Social Security. I have not fully analyzed the plan, but on the surface, it looks workable.
Social Security Proposition 60
A Simple, Voluntary, Common Sense Solution to Social Security
What if there was a way to guarantee individuals at least part of their social security even if the government had no money for benefits?
What if there was a way that seniors could pay off mortgages with the value of their own homes without incurring debt?
What if there was a way that the government could save hundreds of millions of dollars per day by individuals volunteering to give up part of their social security?
There is just such an entity; Social Security Proposition 60 (SSP 60)