908 is not 158% of 351. FFS at least get the math right in your opening statement.

So .. were they compensated in the 60s for the homes taken by eminent domain? ED itself wasn't uncommon in the 20th century. Jethro Tull wrote farm on the freeway about it.

Your narrative that becoming conservative is a rite of passage for those who finally attain maturity or wealth is patently false. Rs like to tell the story, but I know plenty of counter examples. While many with means tend to be fiscally conservative, in no way does that make them Republic…