Category: Politics

Monkeys on Concaine

crazy monkey

Ed Driscoll on Instapundit notes that us Taxpayers pay $249k to determine if monkeys on cocaine make good decisions. But ask yourself this: Would 435 monkeys on cocaine have decided to pass Obamacare? Suddenly those monkeys on cocaine and their decisions don’t look so clueless, do they?

The Most Important Thing

the most important thing happening in this country

Confederate flag down, but what happens now? Legions of people clapped, cheered and cried as South Carolina lowered the Confederate battle flag. But the euphoria of a moment that was more than a decade in the making quickly began to shift to a hard question to answer: What exactly had been accomplished for race relations […]

Not Enough Carriers

The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conduct a vertical replenishment. George H.W. Bush is undergoing its first underway replenishment with another aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. J.T. Schofield/Released)

In era of tight budgets, how many aircraft carriers are enough? With 11 carriers, the Navy can maintain an average of 3.5 carriers deployed, according to retired Vice Adm. Peter Daly, who commanded a carrier strike group. The average is higher than three because when one carrier is relieving another in an area of operations, […]