The members of the Koch family, America's biggest financial backers of the tea party, would not be the billionaires they are today were it not for the godless empire of the USSR.
There's a disaster waiting to happen in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and a handful of wealthy farmers seem to like it that way.
The anti-government insurrectionist has taken more than a quarter-million dollars in government handouts thanks to corrupt farming subsidies she has been collecting for at least a decade.The anti-government insurrectionist has taken more than a quarter-million dollars in government handouts.
Student protesters may think they are simply battling a wasteful, callous government bureaucracy that is more concerned about bailing out Wall Street banks than supporting a frivolous thing like education. But really the fight is about something much more basic and widespread: It is a fight between the young and the old, between California's baby boomer pensioners and everyone under 49.The fight over the 32 percent tuition hike on University of California campuses is about something much more basic and widespread than student protesters may realize.