If immediately after turning off your television you didn’t feel like you were being quick-talked into buying a borderline “quasi-legal,” investment package that sounds too good to be true because it relies upon unspoken yet overly optimistic and highly theoretical “growth” projections, then perhaps Marco Rubio’s assertion that we need “less” philosophers is telling. If that is indeed the case, I also have some stock in Accu.so I’d like to sell. And as much as I’d rather sit in a closed room with Donald Trump for an undetermined amount of time, listening to him list different synonyms for the word “worst” as they can be used to describe what and how specific people, events, and contracts, have been the worst things in “history,” I have to give Fox moderator, Maria Bartiromo, credit for pressing Ted Cruz about his tax plan. Continue reading
In January 2014, no doubt anticipating the upcoming presidential primaries, Senator and now presidential candidate Rand Paul published a statement on his website which boasted his co-sponsorship of the then recently introduced “No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act.” Paul and other advocates of the bill have and continue to explicitly single out institutions, specifically Planned Parenthood, that both provide abortion services and accept government subsidies for patients in need of financial assistance. And the bill would do exactly what the title would have you believe, restrict government subsidies for health care which includes abortion services.