Venezuela is a Poster Child for Socialism – They got what they wanted and now don’t want what they got,.

HAVANA, Cuba (Reuters) 1 May 2001 -- Cuban prostitutes may be the target of a state campaign to prevent a sex trade on the Caribbean island but they can boast high educational standards, President Fidel Castro said on Monday. "One day when I was down in Brazil, an Argentinian asked me 'Is it true that … Continue reading Venezuela is a Poster Child for Socialism – They got what they wanted and now don’t want what they got,.

Only in NYC: 900 employees to do the work of 700.

Only in NYC: 900 employees to do the work of 700. NY Times exposes corruption and incompetence. http://nyti.ms/2pTSrkM "The estimated cost of the Long Island Rail Road project, known as “East Side Access,” has ballooned to $12 billion, or nearly $3.5 billion for each new mile of track — seven times the average elsewhere in … Continue reading Only in NYC: 900 employees to do the work of 700.

Can Your Right Hand Keep a Secret from your Left?

A hard-working young mother who lives in my city wanted to raise her children in her own home. Her circumstances qualified her for a Habitat for Humanity project. She invested her 'sweat equity' in its construction and the day came to close on the modest mortgage and move the family into the new quarters. I … Continue reading Can Your Right Hand Keep a Secret from your Left?

The Enemy Within

A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. - Marcus Tullius Cicero