The middle classes around the world are pissed.
SNAP is a strange animal. On the one hand it does help some people who are in very troubled circumstances. On another hand the program is also widely abused and everyone knows it. And on still another hand SNAP is big time crony capitalism with taxpayer money barely stopping in recipients accounts before being funneled to companies like Coca-Cola and General Mills.
One of the key components of being a truly astute political and economic observer is the ability to look beyond the immediate, to consider the “unseen.” Often policies that appear good aren’t good at all. But it takes some mental work to see the previously unseen.
Newt Gingrich can be legitimately funny. He is here.
“You have never, ever in your career seen a serious adult who’s wealthy, independent, has been a presidential nominee, suck up at the rate that Mitt Romney is sucking up,” Gingrich continued. “And I am confident that he thinks now that Donald Trump is one of his closest friends, that they have so many things in common, that they’re both such wise,
We are far too dignified to say that we told the SEIU so. We’d never do that. No, no, never. Ed Rensi, former CEO of McDonalds would however.
For the record I’ve never thought of Trudeau as “cool.” More “tool” than cool.
Trudeau’s boneheaded love letter to Castro is a great example of why the utmost caution should be used when dealing with “progressive” politicians. It seems, at least to me, that there is always a quiet (and sometimes not so quiet) affinity for authoritarianism.
As we’ve said before – there will be wins and losses with Trump.
“I will have in my race more than $100 million put in of my money, meaning I’m not taking all of this big money from all of these different corporations like she’s doing,” Trump said at the debate. “What I ask is this. I’m putting in more, by the time it’s finished, I’ll have more than $100 million invested. Pretty much self-funding.” -Donald Trump
One of the great appeals for many with Trump was his assertion that he was “self funding”
Cannabis should be legal. I’m sorry my socially conservative friends, but it should be. In a country that prides itself on liberty and freedom no one should be going to jail for weed.
Hey, we don’t agree with the Greens on very much (though for the record both co-founders of ACC would probably call themselves “environmentalists”) but this statement reflects some institutional integrity and we respect that.