As you know I have been a proponent of taking back our submerged lands from the federal government. I firmly believe that the states with a coast line should decide if to drill off shore, where to drill off shore and how to drill off shore. These states also have skin in the game, namely their beaches, and should get the vast majority…Continue
Added by Dr. Rich Swier on January 25, 2011 at 7:48am — No Comments
I recently had lunch with a friend with our discussion revolving around the proper role of government. He made me aware of a conversation between Colonel David Crockett and Horatio Bunce . Colonel Crockett was running for re-election to the US Congress…Continue
Added by Dr. Rich Swier on January 25, 2011 at 7:36am — No Comments
I happened to visit the official website of the City of Venice, Florida . The City Commissioners held a meeting on December 14th and reduced governmental fees, a sort of Christmas present to local property owners. Here is what is on their website:
Our Founding Fathers were Honorable, Successful, Educated, God Fearing, Honest, Family Oriented men who truly believed in personal liberty and freedom to pursue ones own happiness in whatever way they deemed fit.
Who does this sound like to you?
Sharpton appeared on…Continue
The principle is not difficult to grasp: if you are the owner of you, then you have a right to work. If you do not have the right to work, then someone else owns you. If you oppose your right to work, but you don't know who else it is that owns you, may I suggest...me.
We'll call it the TimFL-CIO, and here is how it works: the government forces your employer to withhold dues from each pay check and send them to…me. That’s right - you will pay me to take away your…
Here is the difference: socialists fret over giving everyone an equal slice of the pie, while capitalists bake more pies. Which is better - abundance distributed unequally, or an equal ration of scarcity? Capitalists choose abundance.
Wealth is created when materials, labor, and capital are employed to add value. The baker takes $1 worth of ingredients (material) mixes and kneads and rolls and forms it (labor) and bakes in an oven (capital), and creates a pie worth $6 to the market…
Added by Tim Nerenz on January 24, 2011 at 4:43pm — No Comments
There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding some of the ninety people who can be counted as Founding Fathers. There is this one thing that just bothers me. I hear many people parroting "The early presidents and patriots were generally deists or Unitarians, believing in some form of impersonal Providence but rejecting the divinity of Jesus and the relevance of the Bible." I've spent a lot of time going through source documents and have come to the conclusion that this absolutely is…Continue
This is a question I get a lot. Since the Tea Party Movement is a grassroots American movement one cannot definitively say or lay claim to the precise platform of the movement, though one can say what most of the members believe, especially members of specific Tea Party groups that publish their platform.
For example, the question is answered very well on this website and on such sites as What is the Tea Party? and …Continue
I'd like to donate a concept for an illustration to this board.
I have created ideas for winning political cartoons posted at American Thinker (the one of the small group of senior citizens cast away on an ice flow and called ObamaCare Senior Alaskan Cruises) and others at Project Shining City and Intellectual Conservative.
My proposed anti-abortion sign has no accompanying illustration because I can't think of one that wouldn't be horrid. The sign would say…Continue
As the "Boomers" begin their journey into the age of Social Security, let's do a little exercise in the numbers using our tried and true "old Math"...
We all realize that the money we will be getting from the bankrupt Social Security system will be coming from our grandkids and great grandkids...our children are now paying the freight for those drawing Social Security benefits now, as those of us still working are also doing....I will be 62 this…Continue
Added by Ed Nyden on January 23, 2011 at 9:25pm — No Comments
Note: this article was first posted at Right Side News last month and has been all over the web, as has…Continue
Did anyone else see this?? I am appalled! And of course our Chinese brown-nosing administration did NOTHING NOR SAID NOTHING about this direct in-your-face taunt and humiliation! I am so sick of this Obama regime!
From Dr. Sowell's book "Applied Economics," Chapter 7 "The Economics of…Continue
Added by Jack Kemp on January 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
“Health Care repeal passes the House…… Senate action unlikely.” These are the type of headlines and news crawls that have been flying around DC ever since the vote (link: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll014.xml) of 245 to 189 was announced in the House of Representatives last Wednesday evening. As a matter of fact, during the C-SPAN showing of the House vote, the crawl that ran at the bottom of the TV screen was a statement by…Continue