Thursday, October 06, 2005

Why I remain a political independent.

Every time I get fed up with Republican dumbassedness in any particular area, the Democrats come up with something worse. Example: National energy policy...

Among the absurdities aired in the House Energy and Commerce Committee was a Democratic proposal to have the federal government build a "strategic refinery reserve." GOP lawmakers defeated this paean to Soviet central planning, which would have had the federal government construct environmentally friendly refineries on old military bases to produce gasoline and oil for the public whenever the private sector could not keep up with demand... [Barrons]