The left talks a lot about diversity and academic freedom, but it's rarely practiced. With rare exceptions, the ideological spectrum of the commencement speakers sending graduates out into the real world ranges from far left to even further left.
President Obama's call for $60 billion in additional spending to cover damage from Superstorm Sandy tops a congressional wish list of more stimulus spending, expanded unemployment benefits and extending the payroll tax cut — all without finding cuts elsewhere in the federal budget.
Oh, to live on Sugar Mountain, With the barkers and the colored balloons. . . .
The precipitous stock market plunge of June 22, with the Dow Jones dropping 185 points, is all about Washington's continued war on prosperity.