$2.7 Trillion

$2.7 trillion.  That’s how much money Nancy Altman thinks the Federal government has laying around, ready to pay out to Social Security recipients.  I can’t believe she’s really that dumb (she’s able to write) but I have no other explanation.  Here’s a story from the Huffington Post. First, Social Security has its own dedicated income […]

Idiot Senators

The Senate tonight passed the “Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007”.   Why should you care?  Because it’s the single largest, most intrusive, most budget busting bill ever passed. In case you’re wondering, the “Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007” is the name of the Senate version of […]

It ain’t rocket science

As I was driving around the streets of west Knoxville this afternoon, the stupidity of the traffic light system here made my blood boil.  Why can’t Knoxville set the timing on the lights so you don’t stop at every single light? It ain’t rocket science!  Take Cedar Bluff road – please!  I defy anyone, at […]

Someone gets it!

I’ve been saying this for years – well at least since late September of 2001 – and finally I see it in print.  In the NY Times no less.  Well, a blog in the NY Times, but maybe that’ll start to spread the message.  Take a look at it and think – really think – […]