Mitt “RomneyCare” Romney is a deceiver. There’s just no other way around it. You can’t be an adult, educated human being and make such a patently false statement like he made today by accident. His statements about being a conservative remind the astute observer of the tale of the frog and the scorpion.
Few things are as overrated as doing whatever you feel like. There is an old analogy that sex is like fire: powerful and beneficial in the right place, but incredibly harmful everywhere else. The cost of irresponsible sex is incredibly high, both in material and intangible ways, and one doesn’t have to look around very hard to see this.
Starting October 1, price controls were set by law on debit card swipe fees. Such populist well-intentioned legislation reduces economic freedom and slows economic growth. This situation has nothing to do with capitalism and everything to do with socialism. It seeks a state-directed and regulated economy serving the supposedly greater good of the nation. Such national socialism with the state seeking to control the economy is correctly called fascism.
There are complaints out there that the pheasants are not as plentiful as in past years. And when we consider what the state went through last winter, is it any wonder why we have fewer birds. At the same time in visiting with out-of-state hunters the last couple of weeks few had any complaints about the bird count. Pheasants, or no pheasants, the bird hunt is big business in South Dakota.