Do conservatives and more importantly Congressional conservatives mean it when they say they want to cut spending or do they talk out of both sides of their mouth? I have some doubts ans so does Michael D. Tanner of the CATO Institute. Last month, when the conservative Republican Study Committee released its plan for $2.5 […]Read more "What Do You Mean You Want To Gore My Ox Too?"
Breaking news from El Mundo, a generally reliable Caracas newspaper, says a Lybian diplomat in China has confirmed that Gadafi has fled to Venezuela. Oh joy! Gadafi huyó hacia Vanezuela, según diplomático libioRead more "Gadafi Makes a Run for Venezuela"
How many of you have noticed the page on my side bar called Svetlana’s Letters, I do not know. so, allow me to introduce her. Svetlana Kunin immigrated to the United States in 1980 from the Soviet Union. She is a retired software developer and in the Soviet Union she was a Civil Engineer. Svetlana has written […]Read more "Svetlana’s Letters"
This article was originally published by Cheryl Pass of My Tea Party Chronicles onFebruary 11, 2011. DEMOCRACY = THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY Back to the basics here, because I do not believe that many Americans know that the word “democracy,” being thrown around as a the panacea of the world’s ills, is what they […]Read more "Guest Saturday with My Tea Party Chronicles"
I try to simplify things as much as possible so I can wrap my feeble mind around complex subjects. In this case, I’m talking about the world of economics; wealth generation and wealth consumption. So let’s think of wealth generation as “making a pie” and wealth consumption as “eating the pie”. The problem that in the US […]Read more "Making Pie and Eating Pie and Paying for Borrowed Pie"
I’ll be unable to make a post today. It is now 17 hours since the electrical power went out. Hopefully I can rejoin the fray tomorrow. If the power comes back later I’ll try to make my rounds. ¡Hasta la vista!Read more "¡No Hay Luz!"
I’ll let you be the judge. The Washington Examiner recently ran this story by Mark Tapscott, “Emails, other documents show EPA in bed with Big Green groups”. Mr. Tapscott introduces his subject with this: A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official crowed about his agency’s decision to issue an emergency order stopping a natural gas drilling […]Read more "Has the EPA Become Just Another Environmental Activist Group?"
L. D. Jackson’s recent essay “Social Conservatives _ Fighting The Wrong War” carries an important message. The message that I took away from reading Larry’s piece was that conservatives shouldn’t be fighting each other on the national level over social issues. The Federal government should not be involved with social issues. Social issues should be […]Read more "Social Issues Must Be Solved As Close To Home As Possible"
But not all trends are desirable. Except for lacking the ability to print their own currency, California is a smaller version of the entire country. Rodger Hedgecock, writing for Human Events has a warning for the rest of us. Policy counts, words matter. Decades of demonizing “greedy” profit-making enterprises has paid off for California in […]Read more "California _ Always the Trend Setter"
First of all, I can’t begin to tell you how much I appreciate all the messages of support that I received. I can tell you that is not easy to bring a tear to these old eyes, but you all did just that. It took two hard days of driving to get here but we found […]Read more "Personal Crisis _ An Update"