Would one describe the policy as a ban or a limit? Would one include that the larger beverage would be available at certain locales but not others (i.e., a ban at certain locales)? Would you include 16-plus ounces in the question, or describe it simply as large?
Big government is not something that has been forced on Americans by liberal elitists and power-hungry bureaucrats. We have it because we ourselves have demanded big government to deal with the many big problems we have faced.
We must support policies and candidates committed to restoring constitutional wisdom to our political institutions. This means that we must be willing to see unsustainable programs cut, even programs that we like and depend on.
Always a savvy pragmatist, FDR finally realized it was impossible to compromise with those who refuse to compromise. He also saw that he needed to move left to catch up with his "followers," who were demanding more vigorous action.
Leave it to Rush Limbaugh to tell the Right how to pontificate about the virtues of small government while pushing for its opposite. The question isn't whether government should be big, but whom big government is for.
It's time for a revolution. Not a physical one, but a political one. A revolution that turns over the establishment's apple cart, challenges this corrupt system and brings back our democracy. Get ready for 2012.
In Tea Party America, you have to take personal responsibility, which means you pay most of your increasingly expensive medical costs, you put out your own fires, you inspect your own meat and you rebuild your own house after a natural disaster.
Think about that. The original Boston Tea Party was an action against a compliant government working in the interests of a massive corporation. The corporate wing of the American government today is doing exactly the same thing, and using the Tea Party as cover to do it.
The power of the State to tear loving couples apart is indeed a frightening, intrusive one. It is one that is still being used to destroy loving, married couples, simply on the basis that both are of the same gender.
Careers built over a lifetime can be ended in the amount of take it takes to hit "upload" or click "comment." Given that realization and Rep. Weiner's Twitter travails, here are five rules for aspiring politicos.