The Republican presidential field is talking tax reform.
Radical Islam, the Wests most ruthless enemy, has an apologist in the Wests most powerful position.
The objections are clear enough. Dr. Benjamin Carson has had no direct political experience. Hes never even run for, let alone held, public office. And the presidency is no place for novices.
The Sunday Times headline smacked of conspiracy and governmental corruption: Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance With Attorneys General. The firms and the AGs have valid concerns that the EPA is grossly overestimating air pollution caused by energy companiesin order to place even more restrictions on US energy drilling and production.
It was one of the few federal programs which worked well, did something good for America, and was popular with those using it. So it was just a matter of time before it became another casualty of the Obama administration.
The problem of pain, to borrow a title from C.S. Lewis, is that with regard to our enormous national debt, there is none.
It’s long been evident that Congress has no intention of curbing its profligate spending. Despite racing 90 mph in the wrong direction, instead of reversing course, their meager budget reductions are the equivalent of simply slowing to 70.
The alleged motivation behind the deceitfully named “Affordable Care Act” is that there are millions of medically uninsured in the US.
The Obama administration has been collecting enormous amounts of communications and other data on Americans. The justification which is offered (and which is being accepted on both sides of the aisle) is the need to monitor this information to protect us in the age of modern terrorism.