By Kay B. Day
I had a long conversation this weekend with a young woman who is sharp and educated, but held firmly in place by Democrat politics. This is partly a result of history taught in public schools. As we chatted, it became apparent she believed some myths Democrats love to promote.
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By Kay B. Day
Most political junkies know about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s warnings about the “military-industrial complex.” But the Republican president’s farewell speech in 1961 was quite visionary. The speech was broader in scope than is popularly realized.
Lesser known passages from Eisenhower’s speech speak directly to what we are confronting today. Though he could not know it, his statements go to the core of all that is wrong about HR 3590, the Senate healthcare bill and its spawn, and for that matter, the House healthcare product HR 3200 or for another matter, HR 4872. Not a single bill is framed in a proper perspective and neither bill rests on a vision of what 10 years down the fiscal road will really bring.
Commentary by Kay B. Day
Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is up front and center right now, with media reporting and analysts debating his questionable remarks about President Barack Obama during the 2008 campaign. Do remarks by Reid alluding to the president—“light-skinned” and “no Negro dialect” (unless Obama wanted to engage in it)—point to Democrat obsession with race?