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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Is Obama a Serial Liar?

May 10th, 2011

By Nancy Morgan Accusing someone of lying is a serious matter. Especially when that someone is the President of the United States. Charges of that nature should be leveled based only on absolute proof of a deliberate statement, intentionally made, whose sole purpose is to deceive. Based on this criteria, President Obama is a liar. […]

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Health Care and Government

December 7th, 2009

By Tom Carter Robert J. Samuelson takes an interesting look at health care spending.  Does government control health care, or does health care control government? President Obama’s critics sometimes say that he is engineering a government takeover of health care or even introducing “socialized medicine” into America. These allegations are wildly overblown. Government already dominates […]

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