By marfdrat on January 7, 2013
George Will thinks so. If you look at his logic -which involves the number of Democrats who voted to make most of the Bush tax rates permanent- it looks pretty solid (my bold emphasis).
By marfdrat on March 8, 2012
24 year-old Amanda Clayton of Michigan experienced a life-changing event last fall: she won a million-dollar jackpot in the Michigan lottery. She bought a new house, and a new car. Things were looking up for her, but apparently it wasn’t good enough for her to stop taking $200 a month in food stamps from the state. She was only found out because a citizen provided a tip to a TV station, who tracked her and verified that she was doing this. When they confronted her, here’s what she had to say:
From Now On, We’ll Just Use the Generic Phrase “Rally to Keep Gettin’ What the Government (or Somebody Else) Owes Me”
By marfdrat on February 17, 2011
It has become a predictable pattern.
Stimulus: Fiscally conservative-minded politician proposes constitutionally-based reforms of one kind or another, because that’s what most of the taxpaying citizens elected him/her to do -OR- conservative-minded activist group holds peaceful rally/demonstration/march to reiterate their desire to have smaller, less-intrusive government influence over their lives.