There are any number of penalties and programs global warming advocates have dreamed-up in order to stave off their much-anticipated climate apocalypse. One of the more revealing is a proposal, from French academics, to impose a carbon tax on beef. The reason? Livestock is a huge source of greenhouse gas.
The national debt hit an ugly milestone last week, topping $21 trillion for the first time:
The national debt exceeded $21 trillion for the first time on Thursday, a little more than six months after it hit first $20 trillion on Sept. 8.
An underlying theme of some Democratic candidates this year is their intention, if elected, to go after the President with everything they've got. While that can mean almost anything, the current crop of incumbent Democrats offer some more concrete clues.