Enough Is Enough
lenn Beck makes a lot of money hanging just a little too close to crazy. I never thought the day would come when we shared any common ground, but on his show this week he delivered a rant, “Enough Is Enough.” I totally agree with the following:
From the beginning, most people on the left were against… Continue reading
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
Cost and value. Value and cost. The “deal” is some magical balance between cost and value.
Let me see. The Iraq war cost us $712,616,300,000 as I typed this sentence and has already gone above that—way above that in normal people budgets. The Afghanistan war cost us $260,099,900,000 as I typed this sentence and has already gone above that—again, way… Continue reading
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
April 16, 1953
Before I am branded unpatriotic let me point out that I trusted our president. I believed him… Continue reading
When I was a child growing up in the extreme right wing fundamentalist movement, I heard many gloom and doom sermons about the end times. The good Reverend Jack Van Impe had heard from God many times that the world was going to end at least a dozen times by now. He preached his sermons with such fervor that, as… Continue reading