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Read an editorial by Ralph Nader about raising the minimum wage. You remember Ralph, right? He never had a driver’s license but he wrote about automobile safety. ” Unsafe at any Speed” the book that destroyed the Corvair. Now, Obama touts the Smart car. Unsafe when sitting still. A dual purchase, a car and a coffin, all in one. Well, old Ralph who I’m sure never had a minimum wage job, tells us we need to raise the minimum wage to $15.

There are no negative consequences for doing that, per Ralph. It’s free. The money to do that comes from God. It doesn’t come from higher prices to pay for the increased payroll. Good to know Ralph. My Econ 101 prof, Dr.Black Mike O’Connor was wrong. Want to bet, Ralph? My money’s on Black Mike, not a senile fool like you who has always been wrong about every thing.

Then I read where the states and Feds need to raise the gasoline taxes because our roads and bridges are falling apart. That’s free too. From God again. God must be busy finding ways to raise the price of goods and services without impacting anything.

Let’s see, we scrapped the space program and use the Russian taxi service to visit space now and then. Why did we do that again? Oh yes, we’re broke. We are cutting troop levels while our Russian taxi drivers are invading other countries. Why? We are broke, got that?

Why are we broke? Because we buy into beliefs from folks like Nader and Obama.

Maybe we need to find a Mike O’Conner to run this place for a while. Or even a Mitt Romney, a successful businessman who tells the truth, not a serial liar or a naive fool.

Stuff isn’t free. When you raise the minimum wage or the gas tax, you hurt the poor the most, right, Black Mike?

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Let’s see, drawing a line in the sand didn’t work. After telling Syria they risked war if they used chemical weapons, Obama first turned to Congress to get him out of that after the gas was used. Then, he turned to Putin to broker a deal.

So, let’s try drawing a line in the snow, maybe that will  work better.

Now he threatens Putin over the Russian troops in the Ukraine. But, at the same time he has Hagel announce we will reduce our troop levels to pre- WWII levels.

The mouth that roars must roar. An empty wagon makes the most noise.

Let’s track all of that. First, the US Commander in Chief threatens little Syria, then backs down. He uses Russia to back down. Then he threatens Russia after reducing our troop levels.

Embarrassed yet? The world is laughing folks. We are a joke.

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Let’s discuss my favorite two topics , education and term limits.

The Mayor of New York is going about the business of closing down successful charter schools in the city. The President of the United States, who is in favor of charter schools, is quiet on this issue. The Secretary of Education, who is in favor of charter schools, is mute also. The governor of New York says nothing. The charter schools are in the poor sections of the city. They have demonstrated quantitative success over public schools. Doesn’t matter. The teachers’ union doesn’t want charter schools showing success. So, sorry kids, it’s all about the beloved teachers’ union, not about you. The president and the Secretary of Education put in place a testing system to measure teacher performance. Teachers in Illinois say they will boycott the process. States are removing the test process. Teachers are being indicted for changing test scores to retain jobs. A man named Bobby Thompson tried to give the city of Detroit enough money to build 5 charter schools several years ago. The city turned him down. The union didn’t like the idea. Let’s use the City of Detroit for our educational model nationwide.

The present governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn, tried to get term limits put into law in a previous job. A judge declared that the people of Illinois can’t vote on term limits. It must be changed by the system. Of course, we should let foxes into henhouses, your honor. Wonder how much they paid that judge? He may be one of the dozens of judges in Illinois serving time for bribes. Where the hell does a judge come off making this decision? The Republican candidate who will get the nomination, Bruce Rauner, says he will put in term limits, eight and done. He may succeed, if elected, since he wants to do it, not to use it for a campaign promise, but because he believes it’s the proper thing to do. One only needs to see them prop John Dingell(D), Michigan up to honor him for serving far too many years and refusing to retire. By watching that, we can realize we don’t need people with bibs to catch the drool serving in elective office. Now, Dingell’s younger wife may replace him. Do we need that too, Hillary?

We don’t need bigger government running everything ineptly. We need less incompetent elderly drooling politicians who got rich in office by taking every penny they could take. Let’s make them get out and work in the private sector, or run for bigger jobs. Make them retire and not replace themselves with a family member. Just understand one thing, 95% of them have never run anything and the majority couldn’t hold a decent job in the private sector. They run and stay because they get far too much of your adulation and money for far too little talent and effort.

Less government messing up the educational system and elected officials who must make a mark in 8 years then move on to a bigger job or find real work.