Just days after the national debt hit $15 trillion, in what Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, describes as the “last line of defense against Congress’ unending desire to overspend and overtax”, the proposed balanced budget amendment failed to pass the vote in the House today. The Conservative Congress members have spent months seeking support for… Read More »
Proposed Amendment To The Constitution of The United States of America Amendment 28 National Consumption Tax 1. The sixteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed. 2. The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on end-user consumption of all goods and service, from whatever source derived,… Read More »
In class a couple weeks ago, we read the myth of Pandora to the students because they showed the holy grail of teaching (interest), in the subject. As it was being read I was struck by many questions. Since suffering existed even when it was imprisoned in Pandora’s box, did people feel it still? Was… Read More »
I formerly believed that reporters don’t tell the public what to think. Instead, they tell the public what to think about — as if that made claiming “objectivity” while misusing your influence an acceptable practice. Experience disabused me of that erroneous notion. For as Martha Bayles observes, “What [the media] does is condition us, gradually… Read More »
Many have said that what we need now, more than ever, is a Ronald Reagan-esque President in the White House. What would Reagan do to deal with the Debt Ceiling?
Tuesday afternoon, I had the opportunity to spend twenty minutes with Congressman Allen West (R FL-22) and ask him about the outcome of the debt-limit negotiations, the current state of the economy and U.S. foreign policy. Once the pleasantries were exchanged, we got right to the questions. Rich: Moody’s cut the U.S. economic outlook for 2011… Read More »
Washington may call the recent “debt deal” necessary, but the “ingredients” that went into making the “deal” sometimes seem a bit “seedy”. A more appropriate name might be a recipe for disaster!
Despite what the liberal media and the Democrat party tell you, the poor are getting richer. In fact, America’s poor are so rich, we should be having parades to celebrate how wealthy the poor are in our country. Bill Whittle lays out the facts.
On Friday, S&P downgraded the U.S. credit rating to AA+ from AAA. The downgrade report complained that the debt ceiling deal did not do enough to stem the tide of future deficits and debt. While the report blamed no political parties, politicians, groups, or approaches as the reason for the shortfall, Democrats have been falling… Read More »
Here’s a message from the people who are actually going to have to pay the $14 trillion… and growing… national debt.
The Administration and members of Congress had held the specter of a credit rating downgrade over the heads of Americans. If a debt deal is not reached, the nation’s good credit would be damaged said several government leaders. On Friday, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) downgraded the United States’ rating from AAA to AA-plus on concerns… Read More »
Show Time: Thursday August 4th, 7pm pacific, 8pm Mountain, 9pm Central, 10pm Eastern Tune In: Plain, Hard Truth Radio Show Call in: Be part of the program – call in to the show: (424) 220-1807 Guests: Nicole Pearce from Truth About Bills. Show Topics: Join Michelle and Rich as they take your calls on the budget… Read More »
Matt Damon is “so disgusted” with the debt limit and says he doesn’t mind paying more taxes. Oh, what I would give to have a little look-see at his income taxes! I would be willing to bet he took as many write-offs as possible!
Social Security and Defense Held Hostage, Episode 75 The federal government is our alcoholic uncle addicted to power and money. He throws divisive words at the masses to distract us from the true issue…a bloated government. As political figures and their cohorts spend more money than most countries can produce, hard working Americans are left… Read More »