"Quit whining and waiting for government handouts, paid for by 'our' taxes! Pull yourself by the bootstrap and make something
Hoping the rest of the country invites a fellow American in for a cup of coffee and an exchange of ideas in the upcoming
We now know the results of rampant greed among the politicians in those states that are cutting education budgets in their K-12 school systems. They would rather preserve the wealth of the wealthiest one percent than see any value in governments or governing of any kind.
Many Democrats in red states may feel that there is no reason to participate politically because it will make no difference in the results of the election. However, liberals have never done things simply to win.
If you compare Trump's votes to Sanders, you get a different result. Sanders received more than 150,000 votes in the primary
There is a conversation to be had on the gun issue, not between NRA lobbyists and Senators and Congressmen, but from the ground up. The people who profit from gun sales, and the candidates using fear of "the government taking your guns" to sway votes can wait in the hallway.
On Friday, President Obama directed blue state governors to accept 10,000 refugees not from Syria, but from red states. But the leaders of these Northern states asked for increased screening measures to be implemented first.
Who turned my blue state red?
I intended to put into practice what I tell my students -- that the best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree you. I wanted to learn from red America, and hoped they'd also learn a bit from me (and perhaps also buy my book). But something odd happened. It turned out that many of the conservative Republicans and Tea Partiers I met agreed with much of what I had to say -- and I agreed with them.
Perhaps it's time to bust the myth that universal, or government-run, or 'socialized' medicine is somehow less desirable than the present U.S. system of private health insurance.
In a TMFS sketch, the Donald Trump campaign comments on sexism accusations against Fox News Host Megyn Kelly and being dis-invited to the Red State forum by Eric Erickson.