Tax Day: Pay Your War Bills

Have you paid your War Bills yet? You have until midnight!  Maybe this will help you put things in better perspective: Meanwhile, the military share of the budget works out to about $1.6 trillion. That figure includes the Pentagon budget request of $708 billion, plus an estimated $200 billion in supplemental funding, called “overseas contingency funding” in euphemistic White House-speak),… Continue reading

Cheesy Opportunitst

If you ask me, and because you’ve visited my blog—you have, Sarah Palin is nothing more than a cheesy opportunist. She quits public service because she can make money, lots of it. Well, the people of Alaska are probably better off. Now Sarah plays the role of the court jester on the national stage, and she’s getting rich doing it.… Continue reading

The Absurdity that Is Air Travel

Image by Getty Images via @daylife I never cease to be amazed at how powerful fear is. Today, going through security from Canada to the US was the most astoundingly absurd security process I’ve ever experienced. It took an entire hour just for security, not including immigration. Each individual person went through the metal detector. But why? They were going… Continue reading