Tag Archives: debt

29 Nov

NOW, MSNBC, Obama: Hypocrisy on Parade (Reader Post)

Governor Sarah Palin, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, compared the ever increasing national debt to slavery. Palin said: Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China. When that money comes … Continue reading

Posted in Media, MSM Bias, Palin Derangement Syndrome, Sarah Palin | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments | 702 views
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15 Aug

Generational Gapping – $222 Trillion Worth of Schism

“Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.”  This scornful observation of our human nature is attributed to Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, an astute politician and long persevering … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments | 602 views
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5 Jun

What Apple Should have Said to Congress [Reader Post]

Baby Bob and his efforts to keep us on our toes have once again knocked me a bit behind the news cycle, but this story was too good to let slip by the wayside. On May 21st Apple CEO Tim … Continue reading

Posted in Taxes | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments | 291 views
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2 Apr

It’s Time for the President to Lead by Example (Reader Post)

We survived The Fiscal Cliff, and the Sequester has come and amazingly a small reduction in the rate of growth to the federal government’s spending has not led to the collapse of the American economy. Granted, the president has chosen … Continue reading

Posted in Bush 43, Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 17 Comments | 287 views
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10 Feb

A Critical Turning Point In American History

We progress, marching forward leaving behind us a trail of yesterdays, filled with events large and small, assembling memories, but some of the more momentous occurrences rise to a superior level which we include in our collective “history.” In that wake of our advance some of those momentous waves swell further, rising to become events that only hindsight can identify as pivotal moments in that shared recollection.

Posted in Congress, Economy, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 15 Comments | 360 views
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23 Jan

Failing Upward [Reader Post]

A few weeks ago Cafe Hayek published a letter that cofounder Don Boudreaux had sent to NPR in response to an interview with outgoing Congressman Pete Stark: Here’s a letter to NPR reporter Julie Rovner: Ms. Julie Rovner Morning Edition … Continue reading

Posted in Economy | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments | 369 views
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10 Jan

It’s Time for the Wealthy to Pay for their Fair Share of Taxes, Part II [Reader Post]

I’m not a fan of Ann Coulter – her style is a little too abrasive for me, and while I usually agree with the philosophy of her arguments I’ve generally found her supporting info to be too factually challenged to … Continue reading

Posted in Class Warfare, Economy, Obamanomics, Politics, Taxes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments | 586 views
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8 Jan

The FED and Indentured Citizens

In 1913 Congress abdicated its Constitutional responsibility over currency on behalf of the people when it created the monster called The Federal Reserve System. In creating a private joint stock entity, Congress not only surrendered jurisdiction over the dollar, it also … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Economy | Tagged , , , | 33 Comments | 497 views
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3 Jan

It’s Time for the Wealthy to Pay their Fair Share of Taxes [Reader Post]

My local news paper, the Falls Church News Press (FCNP) had two interesting articles its December 13th edition. While they seem unrelated on the surface the two actually help to make an interesting point. First off, the FCNP is run … Continue reading

Posted in Class Warfare, Economy, Obamanomics, Taxes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 45 Comments | 655 views
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6 Dec

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fiscal Cliff [Reader Post]

Posted in Barack Obama, Class Warfare, Conservatism, Economy, Obamanomics, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 30 Comments | 624 views
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