How Do You Solve a Problem like the National Debt?

July 11th, 2011

By Dan Miller Like a leaky faucet wasting water, it’s time to stop the careless flow of taxpayer money.  Also see Video: President Obama promises ‘massive job-killing taxes’ if he is re-elected, at The PJ Tatler. *  *  * The sky is falling! Quick! Run hide under your made-in-China umbrella before it’s too late! As […]


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Social Security Is a Ponzi Scheme … But

July 9th, 2011

By Dan Miller It is claimed by President Obama and many others that Social Security retirement benefits must be on the cutting table during negotiations over raising the national debt limit.  It may happen, and then we will see which party does the better job of  playing the blame game. According to this article, Entitlement […]


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A Republic … If You Can Keep It

July 5th, 2011

By Tom Carter Interesting, thoughtful column by Joe Scarborough today at Politico.  It’s built around the response attributed to Benjamin Franklin when asked by a lady what kind of government the Constitutional Convention had given the people.  He said, “A republic, madam, if you can keep it.” I agree with Scarborough’s view that “…America has […]


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National Financial Recovery Requires Sacrifice

May 16th, 2011

By Tom Carter Robert Samuelson has been writing on economics and business for well over 30 years.  However, he’s not an economist; his academic field at Harvard was government and politics.  That alone may explain why his views on economics are more logical than those of professional economists. It should be clear to everyone at […]


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An Immodest Proposal

April 21st, 2011

By Brian Bagent I may be mistaken, but it has probably been a couple years since a trial-balloon was floated regarding implementing a Value-Added Tax (VAT) here in the States.  With the way the budget, revenue, and debt are being discussed, it is bound to come up again as a means to “solve” the problems […]


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