Archive for September 2013

Today in History — Women get right to vote in Wyoming

On September 30, 1889, Wyoming legislators wrote the first state constitution granting women the right to vote. Wyoming gained statehood in 1890. Wyoming has been known as the “Equality State” ever since. So, why did they do that, give women the vote? Actually women had been voting in Wyoming for 20 years before the state…

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What would happen if the government gave everyone $20 Million?

We’d all be rich, right? The economy would take off like a rocket ship with all the consumer spending that would result, right?  Jobs would be plentiful…Oh, wait.  We wouldn’t need to have jobs.  We’d all have $20 Million!  Why would anyone want to work when they already have all that money?  So, screw jobs.…

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De-Federalize the drinking age

If Republicans were smart and not so lazy there is a great opportunity for them to make inroads on the youth vote, and do something constructive for the nation at the same time. Right now the drinking age in America is set by the Federal government at age 21. The National Minimum Drinking Age Act…

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Hollywood bites the hand that fed them with tax breaks

Hollywood is a welfare client of the government because of tax breaks given to them by Ronald Reagan. See Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2013: The Hollywood Tax Story They Won’t Tell At The Oscars) No matter, their false narrative of race in America is more important so they must slander Reagan as a racist…

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Sarah Palin does politics with humor and Alinsky’s fifth rule

Sarah Palin is effective because she could not care less what liberals think of her and she is a master at using Alinsky’s rule No. 5. Here she is also making application of Alinsky’s rules 6 and 8. More Republicans should learn this. They must use Alinsky’s rules because politics is conflict and in any…

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Drunk driving quiz

Question: If an individual comes out of a restaurant or bar and realizes he has had too much to drink, what do we want him to do — if we are truly interested in preventing a drunk driving accident? Answer: We would like to see that person get into the back seat of his car…

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