President Biden tried to lay the blame of any prospective default on the debt at the feet of the Republicans. But why was it necessary to raise the debt ceiling in the first place? Because the previous Congress, a Democrat-led Congress, passed a budget that blew though the existing ceiling and the Democrat President signed it.
LR Podcast, S2E46: Pork is back on the menu.
Congress just passed an omnibus budget that approves $1.5T in spending, much of it pork-laden. Of course, with a Democrat Congress in the current era, most of that pork is going to fund woke agenda items.
LR Podcast, S2, E23: A trip to the grocery store
The immunized gets to keep their job, no problems. The other must submit to weekly COVID tests or lose their job, despite having natural immunity.
Podcast notes: Let’s Talk About General Milley
As a public servant, sworn to uphold and defend the Constitution, Gen Mark Milley is obliged to answer these questions. Most men of honor would have stepped down in shame over the Afghanistan debacle alone. Integrity, not to mention the law, demands that if the allegations make by Woodward and Costa are true, he should immediately submit himself to disciplinary action and removal from his position in the U.S. military.
LR Podcast S2E1: “We the Government”
The “Infrastructure” plan. (talked about at length in episode 51.) Congress using the same “bait and switch” language in describing it. They're selling it as an infrastructure plan, but what you really get is about 7% infrastructure and the rest Green New Deal crony capitalism.
If our constitutional republic were a human being, it would be being rushed to the ICU right about now.
If they follow through on their plans to end the filibuster, pack the Senate by adding one to two new states, then pack the Supreme Court, and institute eco-fascism in the guise of the Green New Deal, America's status as a functioning constitutional republic will be at an end. Soon, the kind of people we fought wars to keep from taking power in America, will have the power.
What a Recovery Might Look Like, Pt 1
At the beginning of April 2020, the consensus is that the peak is still a few weeks away. We're staying home more, we're doing social distancing and we're practicing good hygiene. Our borders are virtually closed and a third of the states are under some sort of lock-down order.
End. The. Games.
Pass a focused relief package for the American people now.
The Triple Castastophe of COVID-19
Congress is acting like a bunch of teenagers that just broke into their parent's liquor cabinet, lots of fun now, but there will be a steep price to pay later.
Conservative, Founding Principles Violated by the Trump Impeachment
Americans are fair-minded people, even if not all of their elected representatives are. When properly apprised of the facts, they are bound to look at the articles of impeachment against Trump as deeply flawed and unfair according to long-held common values.