How Much Is Too Much?

January 15th, 2010

By Larry Ennis Somewhere between health care reform and pay raises for politicians, I lost all track of the non-stop Obama tax machine. I’m surrendering myself to the reality that my descendants will have to pay for taxes imposed during my lifetime. The thought of such a hateful legacy is best ignored lest I go […]


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A Bailout By Another Name

November 24th, 2009

By Brianna Aubin Since its inception in 1933, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has safeguarded our nation against the possibility of bank failure.  And give FDR credit where credit is due, the FDIC was able to keep people from having bank panics for over 70 years by perception alone. But have you ever asked yourself […]


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Paglia: Speech and Stimulus

February 12th, 2009

As I noted previously, Camille Paglia has a column once each month at Salon.com.  Her February column, published yesterday, is another gem.  In addition to other topics, she wrote about the Fairness Doctrine:  Speaking of talk radio (which I listen to constantly), I remain incredulous that any Democrat who professes liberal values would give a moment’s […]


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Geithner Lays an Egg

February 11th, 2009

Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, announced yesterday details of the new Financial Stability Plan (TARP II).  According to Geithner, “Our plan will help restart the flow of credit, clean up and strengthen our banks, and provide critical aid for homeowners and for small businesses.”  He stated that the causes of the crisis were:  Governments and central […]


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Economists and Politicians

February 10th, 2009

Well, we’re in an economic crisis.  That much we know.  So what do we do about it?  I guess we should listen to the economists, right?  Paul Krugman, liberal economist, thinks the humongous bill in Congress is the way to go.  In his view, “The American economy is on the edge of catastrophe, and much of […]


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