After championing a budget compromise with Democrats last December that actually increased spending under the guise of “deficit reduction,” Paul Ryan is now switching back to hard core tea-party type rhetoric as he eyes the chairmanship of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. My recommendation is not to put too much stock in this […]
Last week, Jan Schakowsky, a Democrat Congresswoman from Chicago, defended deficit spending and welfare by advancing the old Social Gospel on the floor of the House. She asked fiscal conservatives four questions and quoted the Bible in support of each one. (Why there was no huge outcry from the ACLU or the Freedom From Religion […]
Based on a true story, ‘Moneyball’ is a movie for anybody who has ever dreamed of taking on the system. it features a stellar cast, and a relatable subject matter, but does this film knock it out of the park? or does it strike out with runners in scoring position? Ah…baseball metaphors. Find out right now, on Movieology!
You know that the “Age of Reason” has come to a pathetic failure when politicians start over again claiming God on their side. For two generations the American politics – both sides of the political spectrum – fought tooth and claw against God’s interference in politics, invoking instead all kinds of imaginary standards and authorities […]
A fairly recent poll confirms my sentiment in “Five Truths that Republicans Hate,” and much more. The Economist publishes a weekly “YouGov” poll online. For one such poll earlier this year, a central question focused on the public outcry over deficits: “If government spending is reduced in order to balance the budget, which one of […]