Archive for November, 2007

Farm Bill: Pork Not Corn

Monday, November 19th, 2007

The Senate blocked the current $286 billion farm subsidy bill Friday, “a blow to farm-state lawmakers who wanted to give their constituents expanded subsidies before next year’s elections,” The Associated Press reports. President Bush has threatened to veto the pork-laden spending measure, saying it’s too expensive and would hand wealthy farmers too much tax loot. […]

Drivers Licenses For Illegals

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Most states will issue a form of driver’s license to those who are barred from driving, either legally or due to some physical impairment. These documents bear a prominent notice that they do not authorize the bearer to actually drive a motor vehicle. Some wags call them “walkers’ licenses.” To those unfamiliar with American culture, […]