Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it is time to think seriously about holiday gift giving. If you're like me, you might find it difficult to buy for the Republicans on your list. So, over the next few weeks I'll provide some ideas for you.
As we know, the Republicans, once the self-proclaimed party of fiscal responsibility, have had a hard time spending within their means. Indeed, the clear pattern over the last three decades is that Democrats do a better job of balancing the budget than they do.
There are several computer games on the market which teach kids -- and Republicans! -- how to stay within their budgets. While the Sims 2 might get a little racy for them, I recommend Rollercoaster Tycoon or, for the ardent red staters, John Deere American Farmer.