Tag Archives: Entitlements

Reality per: The Government, The News and in Real Life …

We noticed tonight that the US government thinks that ISIS downed the Russian flight with a smuggled bomb on board. We notice too that the downed Malaysian flight over Ukraine has been left in the fog, mostly. The investigators reportedly … Continue reading

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The Politics of American Ignorance (What You Don’t Know, Can’t Hurt Me)

The State of New Mexico possessed among the lowest high school graduation rates in the U.S, a scandal. Never mind, the Democrats who control the legislature and the Republican Governor agreed upon the solution: They reduced the graduation requirements. The … Continue reading

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A Most Remarkable Coincidence? (Can A Minor Sport Channel A Major Government?)

Before TV popularized it, Figure Skating was, along with tennis, the playground of the upper economic strata in America, the forks who belonged to country clubs… a few of which owned ice rinks. Daughters who skated also played tennis and … Continue reading

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Leadership From President Obama (GOP: Be Careful What You Ask For…)

The Prez has stood up and led while his party and its GOP opponents in Congress continue to play kid-level games with the country’s finances. He has put up a budget proposal that faces this much reality: It identifies Social … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Costs: Why Are They Kept Under The Table?

Why, with all the present fuss about gay marriage, don’t we hear how much more the Social Security benefits for gay ‘wives’ will cost? Not to mention any other spousal benefits. A widow’s benefit is the greater of her own … Continue reading

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