Category: Politics

Trickle Down Economics

by pittcaleb Email    936 views

So if you ask a liberal, they'll tell you that "trickle down economics" is bunk, bogus and a sham. That it's merely republican party double-speak designed to make people feel good about being rich. The theory is that as a person spends money, others… more »

The Chinese are at it again...

by pittcaleb Email    935 views

Proving to the world again and again, the Chinese are stealing technology (military this time) and using it against the West. When the European Space Agency decided to launch/install its own GPS-type satellite constellation, the French contingent want… more »

Carbon Offsets are utter B.S.

by pittcaleb Email    932 views

I've been reading entirely too much about carbon offsets for the past many months. The deal is this - you feel guilty about creating CO2, so you pay someone to "offset" this sin for you. In turn, they take your money and do something good with it. The… more »

Observation of the day...

by pittcaleb Email    919 views

During the last election cycle, President Bush, in the move that turned me against the man, went to Pennsylvania, my "original" home state, and actively campaigned for 4-term Senator Arlen Specter during the primary in its waning days. Specter was "oh t… more »

So you want national health care, do you?

by pittcaleb Email    912 views

In Great Britain, the bastion of nationalized health care, there is a group, The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) that determines exactly what gets covered, who gets covered and when you can get coverage. You want a new kid… more »

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