Sadly this is typically, not always, but typically the situation when it comes to war.
War is hell and hell is very expensive.
I am a big believer in the buying of used vehicles. And these aren’t even used. Just pre-owned.
The move should ALWAYS be to reduce taxes. On the poor. On the rich. On the middle class. This is a big part of the libertarian/conservative coalition. Reduce the burden of the state. Free up as much of the economy as possible.
It’s the people’s money anyway.
But many Americans don’t see things like this. They talk about people paying their “fair” share. (Who determines what is fair?) About income disparity. Fundamentally there are some who think it’s perfectly legitimate for the government to take a person’s wealth –
California seems intent on blowing itself up. It’s like it can’t help itself.
I feel for the non Bay Area and LA Californians. The inland part of Cali remains for the most part – sane. It must be tough to see the cities take the state down.
Sometimes reality shines through even in Cuba.
Not that astonishing to us. But it is still nuts.
Ah yes. Junket jets.
This is a legitimate beef. We often criticized Obama for “living rich” on the taxpayer’s dime. Trump’s travel costs should be subject to the same scrutiny.
Surprise, surprise, Trump calls out Lockheed for cost overruns on the F-35 and the Military Industrial Complex freaks out. Trump is mistaken we are told. The Pentagon asserts that the F-35 is actually a good deal for the taxpayers.
“Please don’t fine my owner.”
“You see…Vee have noticed that you’ve been buying quite a lot of dog food recently…Now vee can do this the easy vay or the hard vay…Where is the dog? And do you have a license? Please check in with with the local pet commissar immediately.”