Self interest vs. selfishness

Self interest is the creative use of ones abilities to better one's self: selfishness is the betterment of one's self at the expense of another. "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but...

Lord "O" giveth & Lord "O" taketh!

Oops: Private Jet Tax Breaks Created By Obama Stimulus 6/30/2011 Katie Pavlich Yesterday, President Obama lampooned CEO's who take advantage of tax breaks for corporate private jets. The problem? The Heritage Foundation points out President...

A Contrast in Taxation

While the Federal government under Democrat management campaigns on the premise that we must raise taxes on businesses and the "rich".  States have been pursuing the opposite path especially those under Republican management.  Here is an assessment...

Deja vu: Before Bernanke

In a sense of it has happened before.  This is a short from 1930 explaining the "recovery" going on at that time.  If it has an eerie echo sound to you well watch this comedy? short from the 1930's. The following is an assessment of the...

GUNWALKER: Act Two

              The Truth About Gun Walker   Did the Washington Post inadvertently provide a...

America's New Racists

By Walter E. Williams          The late South African economist William Hutt, in his 1964 book, "The Economics of the Colour Bar," said that one of the supreme...

Americans, Could you pass this test?

What are the colors of our flag?   How many stars are there in our flag? What color are the stars on our flag? What do the stars on the flag mean? How many stripes are there in the flag? What color are the stripes? What do...

Obama's Golf Game

I think someone somewhere said that "should you find yourself in the bunker you should shorten your swing".  Our president has driven the economy into one heck of a sand trap and he keeps swinging for the fences (I know I'm mixing my sports...

Who says?

That you can't make a living off the streets. - - No it is not what you think. - - Not the oldest profession and not purveying chemicals to the escaping.  Think again. US Man Makes A Living Scouring NYC’s Streets For…Gold and Diamonds? Posted on...

In my mind

Close my eyes and in my mind Remembrance of your scent your sound your touch gives warm and brings you close to my heart.

GUNWALKER? What's going on!!!!

I've heard bits and pieces of this but a handgun association has done the work and research and put together a timeline.  But first some background. The Gunwalker Scandal Made Simple 1. That the government instructed U.S. gun dealers to proceed...

Hi-Speed rail: money for nothing

High Speed Rail Subsidies in Iowa: Nothing for Something   by Wendell Cox 06/09/2011 The Federal government is again offering money it does not have to entice a state (Iowa) to spend money that it does not have on something it does...

In honor of Dad

Faithful Attentive Trustworthy Handy Earnest Real To the man in the finest sense that little boys look up to and little girls judge all other males by this standard.  We honor you this weekend especially.  We know there are times you...

Ronald Reagan humor!

On being a Republican in California!  Translates well to the national stage!

Mirage discovered?

A woman who bought into Obama's message of "hope and change" so much that she was an avid worker in his campaign for president has discovered just what a mirage she was chasing.  It seems that the only thing that could save her and her 3 children from...

What ended the previous Great Depression?

Thomas Sowell is an American economist and author.  He often advocates laissez-faire economics.  His political outlook can generally be classified as libertarian.  Currently a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. ...

Question

What is with all the Democrat Party effort to force Representative Weiner out?  Are these not the people who convinced us of the correctness of the Americans with Disabilities Act?  Are these not the people who fought tooth and nail to include mental...

So you think Obama has a Jobs Program

Every other speech given by our President contains the phrase "I have a laser like focus on jobs".  Well the question is: Is that job creation or private sector job destruction? Salazar's War On Jobs by Audrey Hudson on 06/13/2011 ...

Free Market or State Capitalism?

A prominent economist has written on the subject of finding a middle of the road policy for dealing with the vicissitudes of the economy. "a middle-of-the-road policy: There is simply no other choice than this: either to abstain from interference in...

Environmental Head scratchers!

1. Prevent and Prohibit underbrush and brush clearing. Then scream bloody murder when wild fires get so out of hand! 2. Do flood control retention dams. Then fill them to the brim for recreation then wonder why they don't hold back the...

Our Gov't is Crowding us Out

One of the things we hear frequently in today's economy is why aren't the banks lending to us and getting the money of TARP back out into the economy?  Well, I've found this economic process known as "Crowding Out".  What is Crowding Out?  By...

Pro Surfer Risks His Life To Save A Complete Stranger

 6/ 9/ 2011  by Mike Opelka Mike Opelka Back in mid-April, non-swimmer Maira Khan was posing for a photo on a large rock near the ocean, when a huge wave swept her out to sea. The California resident was struggling to stay afloat...

1788 - Proposed Bill of Rights

In 1788 a committee was empanelled in Congress to consider a Bill of Rights that was the condition required by several States for ratification of the US Constitution.  The following is the proposal by Founding Father Senator George Mason of Virginia. ...