If we in Congress, working as hard as we can to get the 60 votes you need to do anything in the Senate, believe me, I understand the frustration and the outrage. You have to have 60 viotes to cap troops, to limit funding, to do anything. If we in Congress don't end this war before January 2009, as president, I will.A war has two sides. There's a word for it when one side unilaterally ends the war. It's called "surrender."
The other day the oil companies reported the highest profits in the history of the world. I want to take those profits and I want to put them into a strategic energy fund that will begin to fund alternative smart energy, alternatives and technologies that will begin to actually move us toward the direction of independence.Well, we now know conclusively that Hillary is ignorant of economics, engineering and physics. The engineering and physics can be found by perusing any of Steven den Beste's posts on alternative energy. The economics is in the Wall Street Journal.
Exxon's profit margin is about 11%. Google's is 32%. Apple's is 14%.
Following the suggestions of The Smartest Woman in the World, I think we should seize all of Google's assets and give them to the teachers' union to improve public education and we should take Steve Jobs' personal property and give it to the poor.
All in favor, say "Aye!"