The Republicans used their mandate as a trump card. The Democrats threw theirs into the discard pile.
Every proposal on deficit reduction is at odds with the last greatest proposal. In project development, when every approach is 90 or 180 degrees away from the previous one, that project will fail – and usually be replaced by a band-aid project that has negative, unanticipated consequences.
If we totally dropped education, welfare, protection, transportation, general government, and other from the 2012 Budget – and we’re still left with a deficit of $210.9M.
Equality for all means no one excels
Some people start typing and see how the story develops. I’ve tried that and my writing background is not strong enough to be guided by unspoken rules. I think the English majors got them by osmosis while I was in chemistry lab. I develop a template to build out my stories. I took ideas from…
I was wondering – how much freedom do the former countries of the USSR have now?
Under the prevailing interpretation of the US Constitution, corporations have the rights and responsibilities similar to people. In most ways, I don’t have a problem with that, but …
… it’s wrong that they can actively participate in the political process. The country exists to promote life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness of real people, not artificial associations of people.
Can you always find the reasons that things happen? In fact, does the web of reasons extend so far that everything that does occur it linked to everything else that occurs?
Vote in Poll: Do you think everything is logically connected?