Happy Tax Day.

The NY Times has a front-page story about Tea Partiers and it’s shocking.  Shocking in that they are forced to admit that Tea Partiers are “wealthier and more well-educated than the general public…”  The Times does make sure to point out that participants are also “Republican, white, male, married and older than 45.”

Well, I’m female and single, but I still agree with most of what the Tea Partiers stand for, which is lower taxes, more fiscal responsibility, more personal responsibility and attention paid to the Constitution.  I’m sure there’s a Tea Party in Sarasota over by the Marina downtown, and I’ll try to stop by if I have time after work.


What is the President thinking, dropping manned space exploration?  Neil Armstrong, James Lovell and Eugene Cernan wrote to him and asked him not to do it.  The ever-prescient Charles Krauthammer wrote about it last summer.  This is actually something the government SHOULD be involved with.

For someone who is supposedly so smart, he demonstrates a shocking lack of intellectual curiosity.  But, if you think about it, maybe it’s not so shocking.  We know he believes the universe revolves around him, so I guess he thinks there’s no point visiting any of it.  It’s pretty sad (and scary) that we’ll have to rely on the Russians to get our people into space.

Badly done, Mr. President.  Badly done.