Tagged: Dugan Barr

Why do we call Social Security and Medicare “entitlements”? That word makes it sound like some kind of a handout. It is not a handout. I started paying into Social Security when I was...

The Mad Hatter and the Red Queen have taken over the financial system in this country and maybe the world. Standard and Poor’s downgraded the financial rating of the United States from “AAA,” the...

This month, I went to the most amazing graduation I have ever seen. I am a seasoned graduation goer. I played “Pomp and Circumstance” in the school band year after year, starting in the...

A lot of people have expressed amazement that the Tea Party and the ACLU are both threatening to sue if the city puts “rules” for “controlling” the use of the Redding City Library parking lot by people handing out leaflets. How, they ask, could the ultra-conservative Tea Party and the “Commie Pinko” ACLU be aligned? Is the world upside down? These people should be sworn enemies, not allies …