Income inequality?

Nobel Laureate (Economics) Milton Friedman said "A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both."

If

A group proposed the following fiscal program after a fiscal crash: Item 1:  Raise taxes on unearned income (interest, dividends and capital gains).  The mainstay of many retirement plans.  Doubling the taxes on these makes payment of dividends...

Anyone remember hearing of a referendum?

I seem to remember something somewhere about the occupants of territories under the jurisdiction of the US government were given a vote/referendum on whether or not they wish to remain or not, whether or not they wish to change their citizenship.  I...

Anyone want a Volt?

While the hype says that GM has repaid the bailout loan, there is a Mack trucks room to debate that statement.       Each time someone buys a Volt his fellow citizens fork over a portion of the price.  The underwriting can be as much...

Ron Paul's One Very Valid Point!

The Federal Reserve A history and critique on its own terms: 10 reasons to terminate its contract with the American people! 1.    The Fed has too much power. 2.    The Fed has devalued the currency. 3.    The Fed...

In Unfamiliar Territory

Does it seem that while it all looks familiar you are in uncharted territory? Do recently calm waters suddenly swirl out of control? All of a sudden how the heck did I get here and where is here? Just when you think...

What if . . .?

What if preventing pain is harmful? What if failure is necessary to success? What if resistance not only strengthens muscles but character? What if we were taught to analyze information not what to think? What if wrapping our children...

"Sir Environmentalist - Knight in 'shining' armor?"

Choosing data to achieve desired outcome not true outcome - "Hockey-stick" Dr? Mann. Collusion and suppression of evidence - East Anglia 'Climate-gate', NASA shutting down temperature sensors above the Arctic circle. Now lieing cheating and...

Ten Commandments of American Government

There is a wonderful consonnence to the coincidence that from the 12 original proposed amendments that 10 were chosen by ratification at the dawning of our country.   Amendment I: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of...

The posey - Yes

the pet - I'm not so sure!  Guys, if you are looking for that unique bouquet to give to your special lady, and I suggest perhaps a flower that has not been seen for 30,000 years? ...

Thank you!

A debt I have no way of repaying!

Poor Obama, this could be confusing

Here it is: proof! All three kinds of protesters, together at last. On the left (appropriately), an Occupier angry at Obama for not being sufficiently left-wing, and promising not to vote for Obama unless he stops enforcing federal drug laws. And...

Does this describe what we want?

"Thus, taking each individual by turns in its powerful hands and kneading him as it likes, the sovereign extends its arms over society as a whole; it covers its surface with a network of small, complicated, painstaking, uniform rules through which the...

A roll of honor

As black history month comes to a close, I thought I'd post something on those who have served our country with distinction and honor. Please click on this slide show to see the long and honorable service these Americans have given our country. ...

So you think you know -

the hows and whys of American government.  Here's two chances to see how much you really know!  Two organizations are running programs to delve into the Constitution, how and why it was structured the way it was.  The first is an organization that is...

Shouldn't I be aware?

          I'm not supposed to know that it is a violation of the Constitution for our country to be in operation without an approved budget!  I'm not supposed to notice that for over 1,000 days (since the time when Democrats took control of both...

Oh how dearly I wish!

I can certainly echo the first line of this article.  Oh the fun things I could do, oh the fun places I could see, oh the fun I could have helping others, so why not me??????!   Frenchman Finds Nearly $1M U.S. Gold Coins Hidden in Rafters ...

Jump into Life!

A young man who epitomizes "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade"!  One person who would not let life's lemons keep him down. Teen Who Lost Leg to Cancer Thrives in Swimming 12:07 am, February 17, 2012, by Allie LaForce EASTLAKE, Ohio —...

ALF

This post was provoked by what came to my mind on reading the title of another's posting. The embedding on this youtube video has been disabled so here is the link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lgY26Af14s

Benefits of a Strong Defense

Why having the best possible defense just might mean you will not need to use it.  When antagonists perceive that you just might have a major advantage they are less likely to start something to begin with! An example of how this played out in...

Concentrate on the Road???? How!

When obtaining ones license to drive we are admonished to concentrate on the road before us and be aware of our surroundings.  Well when trying to abide by this sign the difficulty is compounded by trying to figure out not only what day of the week...

Uncomfortable History

  The GOP’s unheralded role in black history By: Michael Dorstewitz Source: BIZPAC Review Date: February 13, 2012 February may be our shortest month, but it’s filled with notable events....

Is Hell next?

For the first time in over thirty years, snow has fallen in the Sahara is Hades the next place to have this rare occurrence?   The last time some rivers in Europe froze over was during the end of the 'Little Ice-Age'.  The last time weather...