In the welfare state equation it is the middle class that gets screwed. The middle class pays plenty of taxes while the poor and the crony rich use the system paid for by the middle class. (Paid for by the middle class to a large degree and used by the poor and crony rich in their respective ways.)
How about we slash taxes for the middle class massively? Let people keep what they are forced to pay in payroll taxes and income taxes,
Image: The Hill
(From FOX News)
The constant, anonymous leaks from disgruntled federal bureaucrats aim to provide ammunition for the propaganda news media to press the attack.
The Left’s dance of destruction is stunningly choreographed.
I have been overseas for the last three days, and it has been sickening to see so many foreigners terrified because they unknowingly believe the news media’s false reports and vicious attacks. The only version of President Trump they know is the one portrayed in the 24-hour cesspool of CNN and the daily acrimony of the New York Times.
The professor nails it. The Dems and the media are playing a very dangerous game right now. Many honestly believe that they are “resisting” Trump when they are basically doing the bidding of the political class. You aren’t “resisting” anything. You are aiding and abetting the big shots. (Of course some know this. But others, probably most, just don’t. They still consider CNN to be a legitimate news source at this point. They just don’t know.
Ah yes, Oberlin, beacon of social consciousness in northern Ohio, safety school for those who wanted to go to Notre Dame or Carnegie Mellon, doesn’t like that the company that makes its food does so for a profit. God forbid. (Can one still say “God” at Oberlin? I’m not sure.)
Yes, the trust funders at Oberlin would apparently prefer co-op slop.(Just kidding. There is no way the privileged kids at Oberlin will stand for real co-op slop. That stuff is for hippies made of sterner stuff.)
Of course this will only prove a boon to the pizza joints around Oberlin so this protest may in fact be a good thing for free market capitalism.
First we shouldn’t have a “drug czar.” A drug “king.” Second, the War on Drugs has failed. It’s obviously failed. It destroys lives more than drugs. (I suppose some could argue this point, but it seems to me obvious after having spent years looking at the issue.) We don’t need a king overseeing this quagmire.
Drug addiction should be treated for what it is, a mental health issue. Many of our readers are probably smokers and more importantly former smokers.
It is true that much of the “deep state” wants Trump gone. It wanted Hillary Clinton and assumed that Hillary Clinton would win. When that didn’t happen, wheels – it appears – went quickly into motion. Add an #oldmedia that was a clear Clinton ally during the election, feels like it has something to prove as a result, and is basically a wing of the Democratic Party anyway working actively with the deep state and one can see the challenges facing the Trump White House.
We’ll see how this plays out. My bet is that it won’t the way many Dems and allies hope. Of course one can ALWAYS be wrong.
I have no doubt that Russia doesn’t like Clinton. Almost everyone knows this. Clinton wanted to prop up the Ukraine and to demonize Russia for reacquiring (invading) The Crimea. (After a vote by the people of The Crimea to rejoin Russia. Crimea only became part of The Ukraine during the Khrushchev years.
What? Princeton needs your tax money too.
And even more so the “lesser Ivys”. They’re barely getting by.
It looks like he is.
The Trump administration is a mixed bag. Good on some things. Bad on others. Another offensive in the drug war would be in the decidedly “bad” part of the equation. Not only is it a waste, the drug war destroys lives. It destroys many more lives than drugs.
This was Mizzou but same state of mind.
See, this the sort of thing that I was talking about in a previous video on the #alumnistrike. I’ll bet many Arizona taxpayers wouldn’t be inclined to fund “social justice” indoctrination. (I know the “social justice” types. I grew up with them and had to tolerate them in college.)
Is this an appropriate use of taxpayer money? Why not just get the junior chapter of the Symbionese Liberation Army to come in and berate students for free?