MAN, WAS it ever a great Unca D blog post! Too bad you can't see it.
The Houston Chronicle came out Sunday for a higher federal minimum wage. All of you who are surprised should go stand over there. It's a very short line.
Anyway, I wrote one of my better essays, if I do say so myself, on the entertainment value of watching leftists -- who fancy themselves as great science fanciers, in contradistinction to the likes of you and me, who are science deniers -- wrestle with . . .
TO MOST Americans, maintaining spending at current levels would mean spending the same amount in 2013 as we spent in 2012. However, to those experienced in the mysterious ways of Washington, maintaining spending at current levels means . . .
. . . more spending, more taxing, and more regulation. So does the uber-progressive Houston Chronicle.
In the last eight days, the paper -- in the voice of its editors, cartoonist, and public-affairs columnists -- has urged more spending at least six times, more regulation at least five times, and more taxes at least once.
The paper frosted this three-layed cake with filigrees of criticism and mockery for those who would spend less, tax less, and regulate less: conservatives generally, the Tea Party in particular.
BUSH WAS the biggest endorphin boost the Democratic Party had received in a long while. The Florida showdown in 2000 polarized the country. The left was incensed when Bush, whom they expected to behave as a caretaker president, governed along the lines he'd laid out during the campaign. His Christian faith and social conservative views repulsed liberals. . . .
THIS VIRTUOUS [American] culture -- a highly cohesive, self-confident culture defined by strong families, faith in God, untiring industriousness and an almost instinctive law-abidingness -- is increasingly endangered today, and it is that danger than is the focus of Coming Apart. . . .