Cliven Bundy made some impolitic statements on race in the presence of a reporter for The New York Times. Of course, the mainstream media, which virtually ignored the story of Federal government’s overreaching a violent land grab for weeks, suddenly found enthusiasm for it.
Americans have a nasty habit of creating political demigods, untouchables of one political group or another who, by order of the respective base, shall suffer no critique. Such is the status that former President Ronald Reagan currently enjoys in many conservative circles.
The Supreme Court, which has certainly had its share of missteps of late, affirmed the people of Michigan’s overwhelming desire to let merit speak for itself in matters of academia.
Like the Cliven Bundy family, their distant Nevada neighbors, the Dann family, spent two decades fighting in Federal courts to defend their property against the depredations of the Federal government.
For the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 through April 15 (Tax Day) the Federal government set an all-time record for revenue collected. That is government-speak for “stole an unprecedented amount of money from the American people.”
Pity poor Goldie Taylor. By her account, she struggles through each day, dragging with her the shackles of the racial animus which she and all her African-American brothers and sisters must drag with them through life.
The Federal response will definitely come. It will likely be in three areas, two of which don’t involve the Bundys specifically. The attack on the Bundys will be planned to be large enough so as to not fail, since precedents are being considered by the Feds.
“Great Fortunes Lost” was the title of an article in Fortune magazine some years ago that described how various individuals, usually heirs, lost or squandered very large fortunes. Some lost their health or wasted their lives because of the effects wealth had on them. Don’t let that happen to your loved ones.
Among Republican Party name brands with possible aspirations to seek the 2016 Presidential nomination, so far only Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee have made known their opinions on Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the Bureau of Land Management.
Gullible Democrats and Obamaphiles bought the lie — and in many cases continue to buy the lie — that Obamacare was about insuring the uninsured. If you still ride that bandwagon and what I’m about to tell you doesn’t knock you off it, there is little hope anything will.