First, an apology to my friend, Keith Wilhite. Keith is a fine Christian man with whom I would entrust my children. Nonetheless, I just went off on him just because he was the nearest Republican.
It was like I was in a Democrat/Republican hockey game. When the fight breaks out, you grab the nearest opponent and start wailing on him, even if he did nothing.
I'm a registered Democrat. And the fact that you probably just thought "a liberal!" is exactly the problem I have with American politics. The truth is I'm a fiscal conservative. I think there should be a rock-solid connection be taxes and spending. If you lower taxes, you have to lower spending. If you raise spending, you have to raise taxes. It seems pretty straightforward to me, but nobody has the balls to actually behave that way.