Truth is, sometimes the City doesn’t know when to stop, so it’s up to you—the taxpayers, the residents of San Antonio—to be fiscally conservative in the way the City finances long-term capital projects. Otherwise, you’ll be footing the bill for decades, and honestly, there’s really no point in paying more for what will come later as a result of NATURAL growth, not debt spending. … More High Property Taxes: Why You’re Paying So Much
Truth is, the Alamo Community College District (ACCD) doesn’t need more of your hard-earned tax dollars. It can pay for its own repairs; it can facilitate its own expansion. … More Proposition No. 1: Why It’s Afraid of the Truth
Where’s the political accountability for government officials who violate a federal law, particularly one that prohibits employees in the executive branch from using their official authority or influence to interfere with or affect the result of an election? … More Joaquin Castro & Julián Castro’s Hypocrisy: How Low Can They Go With Chairman Nunes?
The Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA)–a report coordinated by The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and The National Security Agency (NSA)–does not offer any evidence to prove Russians hacked the Democratic National Committee (DNC). … More Russian Hacking: “No Evidence” in 2016 Elections–FBI, CIA, NSA
Ask yourself this: Why should everything you do be predicated on your demise?
As a society, we should be horrified by the fact that most of us don’t view aging as a problem. Rather than submit ourselves to an eternity of meaningless non-existence, let’s endeavor to eliminate aging. Not out of a profound fear of dying, but out of an altruistic desire to improve the quality of life for all humans. … More Living Forever: Why You Should Want to and Can–Thanks to SENS’ Aubrey de Grey
This sizable electoral advantage has understandably ignited concerns. Many wonder: How do we create a level playing field for opposition candidates?
Well, one viable proposal is term limits, but as with almost any new approach, there are critics and proponents. … More Congressional Term Limits: Three Perspectives and Solutions–Good, Bad, or Both?
It is called GENUINE DEMOCRACY. Unlike the system we have in the European Union–where the un-elected commissioners like Mogherini here–have the sole right to propose legislation. So I’m sure that it’s a great shock to you to see that a genuinely elected democrat is doing what he was put in to do. And it must be, I would think today in Washington. … More Nigel Paul Farage’s Speech Regarding the EU’s Fake, Hypocritical Outrage Over Democratically-Elected U.S. President Donald Trump’s Actions (VIDEO)
VIDEO. In an effort to provide the U.S. government with the necessary funding to “combat and create propaganda,” President Obama signed into law on December 23, 2016 a major piece of legislation titled the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. … More President Obama Authorizes Funding for “U.S. Propaganda Bill” (Video Version)
VIDEO. There are two ways to forecast elections: (1) polling and (2) long-term forecasting. Long-term forecasting aggregates past elections to predict a candidate’s chances of winning an election. Polling, on the other hand, conducts focus groups based on samples of the population. Although long-term forecasting models suggested a Republican victory in 2016, outlets like ABC, NBC and CNN chose to use polling instead, which showed Clinton leading several points ahead of Trump. … More U.S. Presidential Approval Ratings–Reliable? (Video Version)
In an effort to provide the U.S. government with the necessary funding to “combat and create propaganda,” President Obama signed into law on December 23, 2016 a major piece of legislation titled the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. … More President Obama Authorizes Funding for “U.S. Propaganda Bill”