As long as we make it lucrative to have babies, then people who can’t afford to have kids will continue to have them as a means to obtain money. Our current system encourages exactly the opposite of the behaviors it should encourage.
The gas tank of vehicles is storage important to the industry. Want lower prices? Never fill up; cut the pump off when you’re half full. That cuts total storage in automobile tanks in half and puts pressure on the industry to lower prices for lack of storage. Do the math.
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President Obama was against the pipeline before he was for it. Amazing what sagging poll numbers will do for your thought process. Every move he makes is centered on his re-election campaign.
To regain their supremacy, the big three American automakers should cut production across the board by at least 25 percent. This should eliminate the need for massive year-end rebates and maintain American used-car values at par with the foreign automakers.
Great – everything else is “made in China.” Now we can have jets that say “made in China” (Cessna). I just hope that they can be made better than other Chinese products that fall apart with one use.
An increasing number of states, rightly attempting to assure that every vote is valid, are adopting voter-ID requirements. Several years ago, the presidency was decided in Florida by just a handful of votes. Can anyone forget how the country went through such angst?
I’m coming to the realization that I trust my dirty, nasty, greedy for-profit insurance company for my health care coverage much more than I do those nice, good-hearted government functionaries.
Won’t it be interesting when the anti-“stand your ground” law people meet up with the avid pro-gun people? It may prove to be just like the OK Corral or the Hatfields and McCoys. The survivors can then join the rest of us who realize that the shouters, the screamers, the sign-makers, the whiners and the criers hardly ever represent the majority.
Something like the Trayvon Martin case had to happen sooner or later, with every kid in the country trying to dress like a cheap street thug. Could George Zimmerman have mistaken a cellphone for a weapon?
According to some in our Legislature, guns don’t kill people; Republicans who believe in the Second Amendment kill people.
Newt Gingrich finds it disgraceful that everyone stopped noticing how he finds everything disgraceful.
Why don’t we ramp up the Wichita Film Commission?