Housing and Government Waste

June 26th, 2010

By Larry Ennis My wife and I purchased our first home in 1965. It was a three bedroom box built on a 50×120 lot. That was before many of today’s ecological concerns. The house had asbestos siding and a poured basement. The price was $10,900. My mortgage payment including insurance was $67.00 each month. The […]


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The Limits of Presidential Power

June 25th, 2010

By Larry Ennis With vastly expanded powers of government available at the discretion of politicians and bureaucrats, private individuals and organizations can be forced into accepting the imposition of powers that were never granted to the government by the Constitution. The above is a quote from a Thomas Sowell article in Investor’s Business Daily. Sowell […]


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The Ides of November

June 23rd, 2010

By Larry Ennis The Washington Post recently ran an article by columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr. titled “How Obama changed the right.” It’s an interesting article that attempts to dissect the conservative movement in this country. Dionne seems to think that conservatism has been reborn. Like many other media sages, he seems to let his own […]


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Cumulative Voting

June 20th, 2010

By Larry Ennis With the tragedy unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico and along its shoreline, some other things are just slipping by. Almost completely unheralded is the recent modifying of the way voting is being done in an increasing number of local elections, touted as a way to insure better representation of minorities. This […]


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The Day After

June 16th, 2010

By Larry Ennis I intended to write something yesterday before the President made his Oval Office pitch. After all the efforts put forth by White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, I was expecting more. I knew the President would use the Gulf catastrophe to put forth his energy tax/cap-and-trade agenda. After the obligatory shot at […]


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