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Desert Rat6 Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 12:13 PM
Wow, Zen, I know just how you feel. We should just open up the government coffers and throw some money at this employment problem. That will fix it. Darned Republicans anyway, having no sympathy for the poor. The Dems -- ah, there's the real feel-gooders! They're the ones who really care. I mean, we've all seen it work so many times in this country -- just spend MORE government money, right? That always works. And, besides, you can sit at home and really feel good about how your tax dollars are spent! Ever hear of the War on Poverty? LBJ's Great Society? Landmarks in Dem history, and did it ever create jobs and beautiful neighborhoods!!!

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

How long do politicians have to keep on promising heaven and delivering hell before people catch on, and stop getting swept away by rhetoric?

Why should being in a professional sport exempt anyone from prosecution for advocating deliberate violence? Recent revelations of such advocacy of violence by an NFL coach should lead to his banishment for life by the NFL, and criminal prosecution by the authorities. If you are serious about reducing violence, you have to be serious about punishing those who advocate it.

Have you noticed that what modest economic improvements we have seen...