Israel gets two F-35s – only because fog lifts in Italy!

The F-35 is a $400 billion program to replace the current fleet of U.S. fighter planes for the Army, Air Force and Navy. The program has serious problems. Yesterday was an example. Two F-35s were set to arrive in the early afternoon  in Israel - the first delivered outside the United States. Everyone seemed excited … Continue reading Israel gets two F-35s – only because fog lifts in Italy!

USS Mason jarred by Iranian missiles, despite our State Department approving $150 billion to Iran

A high ranking U.S. official, suggested on Sunday that the missiles fired by Houthis at the destroyer USS Mason on three attacks, while it was in the Gulf of Aden, were provided by Iran. Senator John McCain and others strongly agreed. The failed missile attack from Iranian-backed rebel-held territory in Yemen came as news reports … Continue reading USS Mason jarred by Iranian missiles, despite our State Department approving $150 billion to Iran

Hillary Clinton earns millions as speaker for CEOs, but can’t fill a high school gymnasium in Omaha

Warren Buffett is the best known man in Omaha, Nebraska - a hometown boy, fourth richest person in the world, and admirer of Hillary Clinton. That friendship, her speaking style and his popularity - combined - couldn't fill the Omaha North High School auditorium, even after some of the stands were packed with too-young-to-vote schoolchildren. … Continue reading Hillary Clinton earns millions as speaker for CEOs, but can’t fill a high school gymnasium in Omaha

Primary debates hide questions on Social Security! If we knew their actual plans, nearly all would lose

Republican candidates for President have avoided using the Primary debates to explain their plans for Social Security. Exceptions include Chris Christie, who saw his ratings collapse after publicly urging that the retirement age be hiked, and Donald Trump, who said he would not cut benefits. Ben Carson has not settled yet on a stance, except … Continue reading Primary debates hide questions on Social Security! If we knew their actual plans, nearly all would lose

Heritage hates Obamacare – plans “Impoverishcare”

Healthcare.gov has my email address, because I once searched for plan information on the site, and now the artificial intelligence - or just perhaps an algorithm - has decided to pester me to sign up or pay a penalty. Having fooled the system (because I can't get Obamacare since I passed my 65th birthday), I … Continue reading Heritage hates Obamacare – plans “Impoverishcare”

Trump card is the minimum wage. My bet: he just lost any chance of winning the Republican Presidential nomination

In the Middle Ages an average duke or earl's property was about 38,000 acres, and the "little people" grew the food and paid taxes to these aristocrats of yore, and the humble were called serfs and lived like dogs to support the castles for the very few. The present crony capitalism is different. Our aristocrats … Continue reading Trump card is the minimum wage. My bet: he just lost any chance of winning the Republican Presidential nomination