I suppose I could have posted something about the Tea Partier in Arizona who wants to force all Americans to attend church because she thinks that would somehow fix all our problems, but instead I give you this, an opportunity to see Jesus in a Colombian rock slide.
This is what we have to look forward to should a Republican move into the White House and Republicans control both the House and Senate:
[The budget passed by the Senate today includes:] an end to the Affordable Care Act; a Medicare system transformed, with vouchers for older adults to purchase private insurance; Medicaid and food stamps cut back drastically and turned over to the states; and a simplified tax code with a far lower top income tax rate.
Already, [Hillary Clinton] is being pulled in opposite directions on education. The pressure is from not only the teachers who supported her once and are widely expected to back her again, but also from a group of wealthy and influential Democratic financiers who staunchly support many of the same policies — charter schools and changes to teacher tenure and testing — that the teachers’ unions have resisted throughout President Obama’s two terms in office.
And the financiers say they want Mrs. Clinton to declare herself.
“This is an issue that’s important to a lot of Democratic donors,” said John Petry, a hedge fund manager who was a founder of the Harlem Success Academy, a New York charter school. “Donors want to hear where she stands.”
Then again, teachers know that Hillary would be better than any Republican alternative regardless. And Hillary knows that they know that.
Depressingly, Clinton could end up being better than Obama on the issue, and that's not meant as praise for Hillary.
Donating money through Tailgunner Ted's presidential campaign website is like leaving your credit card on a park bench with a note giving your Social Security number and mailing Zip Code. And then there's this:
For some reason, the SSL certificate for tedcruz.org lists nigerian-prince.com as another valid address for Cruz's website.
This little hiccup has allegedly been fixed now but still.