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Senator Chuck Jones (R-AL*) recently became a co-sponsor of a bill that would defund Planned Parenthood “once and for all” in the words of the Senator.
Politics breeds bad incentives.
While not everyone may agree with that statement, we all routinely witness its unhappy results. Economic policies are passed that benefit a small minority of business interests while raising prices for all consumers. Government officials are often allowed to break even the most serious laws with impunity. And on the most important issue of war and peace, politicians have started wars on false pretenses, even after being elected on an antiwar platform.
Birmingham, AL–At a press conference on Wednesday, the Grand Spellcaster of the Ku Klux Klan, William Gordon, strongly endorsed humanitarian intervention in Syria and “anywhere else.”
Huntington, IN–Speaking to reporters after President-elect Donald Trump’s major announcement that Carrier would be keeping some additional jobs in the US, a local employee Ben Jackson was ecstatic that someone in power was finally “trying to protect American jobs”.
It was going to be awesome.