Stephanie Grace: In times of crisis, there’s no time to play politics with relief

We absolutely agree with Ms. Grace here.  However, keep it clean.  Don’t load it up with pork for other things.  Let’s not play – “Let’s Make A Deal.”  Now is not the time.  It is time to get the job done.

Harvey’s rains were still drenching Texas over the weekend, and people were still being pulled from flooded cars and homes. But already, politics was seeping into the official conversation.

First to speak was U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Long Island in New York, which took a blow from a storm named Sandy five years ago. On Twitter, King promised to vote for disaster aid for the areas decimated by the catastrophic flooding. But he also made sure to get in a dig at Texas U.S. Sen. and fellow Republican Ted Cruz.

“Ted Cruz & Texas cohorts voted vs NY/NJ aid after Sandy but I’ll vote 4 Harvey aid. NY wont abandon Texas. 1 bad turn doesnt deserve another,” he wrote in the first of several pointed tweets.

The squabbling was unseemly under the circumstances, but you can’t say it wasn’t timely.

Deep State First

So, now that it should be obvious that Trump is fully integrated in the deep state, do you believe that much of anything will change?  Seriously, what has truly changed so far?

Yesterday, Donald Trump, president of all the Americans, said his country would spend more blood and money trying to force the Afghans to do what it wants them to do, whatever that is. And so… a darkness covered the land. From Sioux City to Savannah… a shadow passed between Earth and sun. Strange and fearful events were reported. A calf was […]Deep State First

What to Do When Government Money Goes Bad

It can’t happen in the US, right?

First, they sold their car.

Next, they cut meat from their diets. And now, they skip meals to ensure survival.

This is the story of Vanessa Posada and her husband Adolfo.

They live in Venezuela. And their money simply doesn’t go that far anymore.

Falling oil prices have sent the economy into free fall. Per experts, the inflation rate is 720% and rising.

And today, an estimated 93% of Venezuelans don’t have enough money to buy food.

She completed her university studies. Then she got a job as a schoolteacher. And she later got married and had a child.

But that’s not enough to save her from government money gone bad.