The fundamental flaw in the conservative budgets is philosophical: Like much of modern American conservatism, the budget accepts the notion that that the American government is both constitutionally authorized to, and capable of, running the economy, running our lives, and running the world.
It comes as little surprise to hear Vicente Fox outspokenly injecting himself into current race for the presidency here in America. GOP frontrunner Donald Trump has stirred Fox’s ire with his plan to build a fence along the Mexico-U.S. border and to have Mexico pay for it with tariffs on Mexican goods heading north. Trump has also pointed to the cascade of drugs and crime that entered through the America’s porous southern border.
Senator Lindsey Graham has become an outspoken leader of the neoconservative wing of the Republican Party.
George Washington, our first president, is probably our greatest and most decent statesman. We celebrate Washington's Birthday each February. But March 16th marks the birthday of probably the second-most important and decent American, James Madison.
Climate change censors claim that the argument over climate change is settled and the deniers’ success in blocking congressional action is harming the public. Therefore, the government must disregard the First Amendment and silence anyone who dares question the reigning climate change dogma. This argument ignores the many reputable scientists who have questioned the magnitude, effects, and role of human action in causing climate change.
Since we’re unsure whether Hillary Clinton will be indicted before the presidential campaign is over, it seems too early to count out Bernie Sanders, too soon to stop the scrutiny of his policy proposals, especially the policies that will escalate the level of federal red ink and will require future tax increases and/or program cuts in order to pay for the expanded spending.