Scott Peterson, the Broward County sheriff’s deputy who failed to engage the Parkland high school shooter, is eligible to receive an annual pension in excess of six figures. The Sun Sentinel obtained records from the Florida Department of Management Services showing that Peterson, who retired in the Continue reading Deputy Who Failed to Engage Parkland Shooter Gets $104,000 Annual Pension for Life – Hit & Run : Reason.com
The dollar still maintains its reserve currency status not because the dollar is strong, but because other countries’ currencies are weak. However, unless the US gets its economic house in order, that may not long be the case. A new Continue reading The Dollar Only Looks Strong because other Currencies are Weaker 2018
Are there future secessionist movements on the horizon? While Americans hear the word “secession” and think about the Civil War. That’s not the case in much of the world. Indeed, secession has become a hot topic of debate on the Continue reading First Kurdistan, Then Catalonia, Is California Next?
There is no campaign promise that Donald Trump has failed to honor more flagrantly than his oft repeated pledge to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C. He has violated the letter of his promise and trampled all over its spirit. His supporters Continue reading Trump has failed to Drain the Swamp 2017: Presidency to Enrich Him and Friends
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced new legislation yesterday to expand Medicare to everyone in the United States. The bill, which came with 15 Democratic co-sponsors, envisions universal coverage, paid for by tax increases, that would be far more generous than what is Continue reading Bernie Sanders Used to Know Medicaid for All Would ‘Bankrupt the Nation’
The US national debt officially topped $20 trillion after Pres. Trump signed a bill temporarily raising the debt ceiling limit for the next three months. With his signature, Trump increased the statutory debt by about $318 billion. Continue reading US National Debt Tops $20 Trillion TODAY (9/12/2017)! Who Cares? Libertarians
Conservative criticism of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, like the poor according to Mark the Evangelist, is something we will have always with us. Ever since the endowments were created in 1965, they have been a focus Continue reading Taxpayers Fund Theater ‘Celebrating the Saguaro Cactus’: Corrupt Patronage – WSJ