Haunting ‘Before, During & After’ Photos of War Veterans
While the emotional repercussions of war aren’t easy to measure, these before, during and after photos of soldiers who have seen combat tell a pretty unsettling story.
KRISTI KIRK (PATRIOTS AND PAULIES POLITICS & NEWS) – Whatd’ya get when you cross a Libertarian with a Republican? A “liberty Republican?” Or a “Libertarian Republican” perhaps? I prefer, “Republitarian.” But then I think the elephant-porcupine hybrid makes a ‘cute mascot.’
According to the Washington Times, in polite circles, Republicans who borrow a few pages from the Libertarian Party playbook are called “Libertarian leaning” Republicans — which a new poll reveals is now about 41% of the GOP voter base (or closer to 80 percent if you include Republican-leaning Independents.)
Yes, you read it correctly.
Republicans in record numbers are leaning more toward the ideals and principles of Libertarianism — and if you are a fiscally conservative Republican with a moderate social conscience, chances are you’re one of them!
– What is it, exactly, we are fighting to preserve?
by Bill Sardi
President Paul would immediately push for $1 trillion cut in federal spending (per year, not the $3 trillion that Democrats proposed over 10 years with half of that from increased taxes.)
President Paul would have the authority as commander-and-chief to withdraw troops from overseas, within limits of treaty commitments which must be honored (US supplies defense for Saudi Arabia, many other nations.) To the extent possible, the US would cease being the world’s policeman and plunderer of foreign economies (Iraq, Libya). The US would cease being a war economy. President Paul would also push to…
KRISTI KIRK (PATRIOTS AND PAULIES POLITICS & NEWS) – Okay class, this is an easy one. There’s no doubt that the wishes of political campaign contributors ultimately influence public policy. In essence, political candidates “are” the donations they keep. With that in mind, which GOP presidential hopeful would you rather elect to office?