For as long as I can recall, there has been a movement defending the notion of America as a Christian nation.
Medicare, the nation’s health insurance program for disabled and elderly persons, turned 44 this week. The President and many Democrats want to make changes to the aging program as a part of health care reform. For instance, President Obama told the American Association of Retired Persons on July 28 that he wants to eliminate 177 billion in subsidies to the popular Medicare Advantage programs.
Recently, at a campaign stop, Joe Wurzelbacher, a plumber from Toledo, Ohio, asked Barack Obama if the candidate's tax plan would raise taxes.
By now, almost everybody knows who Joe the plumber is. Mentioned about 15 times in the last presidential debate, Joe Wurzelbacher, a plumber from Toledo, asked Barack Obama if the candidate's tax plan would raise his taxes.
Contrary to a widely circulated report in Tuesday's Washington Post, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, the Republican vice-presidential nominee, did not slash funding for a program supporting teen mothers.