I’m sick of reading articles like this one in the NY Times about how the Schiavo case was about the “right to live” vs. the “right to die”. This, frankly, is BS. What this fight was about is the extent that power of attorney goes.
It seems that the tradition of the National Party leader selling out the party’s constituents whenever it conflicts with Liberal Party policy is alive and well.
A National Party think tank came up with the stunningly obvious idea of using T3 proceeds to pay for bush broadband rollouts But John Anderson has nixed the idea – apparently he thinks the private sector can do it better.
Bush is proposing a 2.5 trillion dollar budget. Supposedly, this manages the following:
- it is the “president’s most austere budget to date”
- it pushes the US federal budget deficit to “a record $427 billion”, and “is the third straight year the Bush administration will have set, in dollar terms, a deficit high.”
Interesting article in the New York Times on how GW Bush is looking to reshape the American tax break.
Continue reading “There’s more to managing an economy than lowering taxest”
The New York Times has a really interesting article on the faith-based presidency entitled Without a Doubt It covers a lot of the concerns, particularly within the Republican party, that people have about Bush’s willingness to ignore inconvenient facts.
Continue reading “I’d rather be right than certain”