When I hear the phrase about making America great again, I wonder: Like when Ike was president? We built the interstates and our national infrastructure. And the country prospered. But does that include going back to income tax rates of 90 percent for the wealthy?
The electoral system has developed a number of safeguards over the past few decades to prevent someone with independence, integrity, empathy and backbone from occupying the presidency. Bernie Sanders didn’t stand a chance.
Kansas Democrats propose budget cuts to help finance schools, and the Republicans reject them. Why? They don’t wish to appear weak to their radical bases by working or compromising with the other party, no matter the issue.
Orlando is another example of how gun-free zones mean sitting ducks. You can’t honestly say a good guy with a gun wouldn’t have saved lives since he or she wasn’t allowed to enter the place. Armed citizens save lives.