GOP “leadership” once again kicks the can; approves continuing resolution theater

By |2018-05-23T00:02:35-04:00October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Featured, Government|Tags: , , , , , |

Well, in a move surprising to essentially no one, the spineless and worthless GOP leadership has caved AGAIN on offering even a semblance of fiscal responsibility, instead deciding to fund government with a CR (continuing resolution) until December. And then we all know how this theater ends…....

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Lowest Average Q1 GDP Growth of Any President on Record

By |2018-05-23T00:02:39-04:00June 7th, 2015|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , |

We have ongoing signs that the economy continues to falter…but you don’t need charts to tell you that. We see it everyday, all around us. We need to go forward with ideas based in sound economic policy, not redistribution and fake/crony capitalism. And it all starts in your local cities/...

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Some Perspective on the Debt Ceiling (Video)

By |2019-05-11T16:12:06-04:00October 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

As we begin to hear about how terrible the republicans are due to their concern about the debt ceiling, I thought some perspective may be in order. Of course, both parties use this method to criticize the other, so this isn’t just a democrat problem. However, when using the arguments presented...

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Obama Redistributing $7B in Taxpayer Money for African Power Grid

By |2019-05-11T16:12:08-04:00June 30th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

  While in Africa Sunday, Obama pledged to redistribute $7B of taxpayer dollars to bolster the sub-Saharan electrical grid. All this while American workers are being furloughed/laid off, soldiers are waiting for healthcare, and we hear that the earth is about to crack in half because of the mod...

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Sequester Lies – Making it Hurt (Intentionally)

By |2019-05-11T16:12:11-04:00March 24th, 2013|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

You have likely seen discussion recently regarding “sequestration”, or the mandatory federal budget cuts (a decrease in the INCREASE of spending, but that’s another story) that were signed into law last year by President Obama. Now, those cuts are mandatory, but where to apply them...

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“Poverty”

By |2013-01-21T19:36:04-05:00January 21st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

A local Richmond newspaper decided to give front-page coverage to the City of Richmond’s “Anti-Poverty Commission.”  I just wanted to take the time to point out a few important facts: The definition of “Poverty” used by the U.S. Census includes this gem: “The offi...

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Your Tax Dollars Wasted Again – GM

By |2019-05-11T16:12:13-04:00December 20th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Well, the auto industry bailout ended exactly as expected…total debacle. Remember how bailing out GM was an “investment”? Of course though, everyone realizes now that the bailout was simply a way to bailout the auto unions, and not to actually make GM more solvent. So here we are, several years later…and what do we get? [...]

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Adult Behaviour

By |2019-05-11T16:12:13-04:00December 15th, 2012|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Do you remember when you were a child and your parents told you that sometimes going to the doctor meant feeling some pain, but that was the best way to get well the fastest? Iceland followed the adult path after their own financial crisis; they took the pain like adults, and now they are getting [...]

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