The Tax Increase Con Game

Leftist policies are often (and correctly) described as "tax and spend." After the stimulus bill passed, though, some flipped the phrase to "spend, then tax," anticipating that the Left would ultimately demand higher taxes to reduce the gargantuan deficit they created (and we opposed). We now have proof that the change in terminology was correct as well: [...]

By |2011-06-26T00:03:07-04:00June 24th, 2011|Government|0 Comments

The Value of Freedom

Let’s review: $14.4 trillion in national debt $114 trillion in unfunded liabilities No federal budget passed in over two years TARP Bailouts of massive corporations while average Americans are struggling just to provide for their families ObamaCare (i.e., forcing citizens to purchase a product or service, while calling it “health care reform”) Many thousands of [...]

By |2011-06-10T09:24:38-04:00June 9th, 2011|Tea Party|1 Comment

Free Markets – to stimulate or not to stimulate?

The economy is in a slump, so the government must step in and help stimulate it so we can have prosperity again. That sounds like a reasonable statement, so what’s wrong with it? A lot of things. The first is that it’s a magician’s trick. The way it works is that the government quietly takes [...]

By |2011-05-15T13:59:26-04:00May 15th, 2011|Economy|0 Comments

Son of Stimulus

With midterm elections less than two months away, President Obama has announced plans for at least $50 billion in new government spending on the nation's transportation infrastructure.  The administration and its supporters won’t call it a second stimulus plan, but most others agree that’s exactly what it is. A Rasmussen Reports survey finds that 55% [...]

By |2010-09-09T20:03:03-04:00September 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Silly Science

Recently, politicians have gotten a lot of ink and air time by making fun of federally funded science projects.  For example, Wake Forest University scientists are studying monkeys under the influence of cocaine in a project titled “Effect of Cocaine Self-Administration on Metabotropic Glutamate Systems.” How silly can you get?  Let me try.  I found [...]

By |2010-08-09T16:28:38-04:00August 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mark Warner – he's still pretending to be a conservative

You have to love Senator Warner. While meeting with community leaders in Martinville, the Sentor talked about his ideas for jump-starting the economy.  He proposed two little ditties: The first proposal would tap $30 billion of unused federal TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) funds to encourage community banks to make loans to existing small businesses, Warner [...]

By |2010-01-14T15:33:22-05:00January 14th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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