The Local Crank

Musings & Sardonic Commentary on Politics, Religion, Culture & Native American Issues. Bringing you the finest in radioactive screeds since 2002! "The Local Crank" newspaper column is distributed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

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Location: Cleburne, Texas, United States

Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Supporting the Troops

The Bush Administration has proposed the smallest military pay raise in 13 years. While there is a modest 6% increase in housing allowances, spending on new family housing remains flat from last year. Once again, this White House demonstrates that it only considers soldiers and sailors as background for photo-ops.


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