The debt hawks are to economics as the creationists are to biology. Those, who do not understand Monetary Sovereignty, do not understand economics. Cutting the federal deficit is the most ignorant and damaging step the federal government could take. It ranks ahead of the Hawley-Smoot Tariff.
So you thought the Tea Party and the Taliban were nuts? Read this:
Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/15/2011, South Dakota legislator defends bill to make killing to defend fetuses a “justifiable homicide” By Greg Sargent
An incendiary story by Mother Jones making the rounds on the Web reports that a law being considered in South Dakota would expand the definition of “justifiable homicide” to apply to killings intended to prevent harm to unborn children. Mother Jones writes that the measure “could make it legal to kill doctors who perform abortions.”
I just had a spirited conversation with the bill’s chief sponsor, State Representative Phil Jensen, and he defended the bill, arguing that it would not legalize the killing of abortion doctors.
“It would if abortion was illegal,” he told me. “This code only deals with illegal acts. Abortion is legal in this country. This has nothing to do with abortion.” Jensen’s defense of the bill, however, is unlikely to make abortion rights advocates any happier, since he seemed to dismiss as irrelevant the possibility that the measure could inflame anti-abortion fanatics to violence.
These are the same people who want to arm everyone with AK47s, the sole purpose of which is to kill people, but by heaven, they aim to protect microscopic fetuses.
Is there no limit to right wing craziness? Probably not, as these also are the same people who wish to cut $100 billion from the budget, with no idea and no care about who will be hurt. America is loaded with real scary people.
Rodger Malcolm Mitchell
No nation can tax itself into prosperity, nor grow without money growth.