Conservatives are often depicted in the media and by Hollywood as dour, gloomy or negative and totally lacking of a sense of humor. You and I know that’s not true. Surfing around the conservative blog sites one can find many excellent examples of the lighter side of conservatism. Because my own post this week have been […]
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Laurence J. Kotlikoff makes a habit of thinking outside the box. Never heard of him? He is an economist and professor at Boston University and is possibly best know for his book Jimmy Stewart is Dead in which he introduces his ideas for something he calls Limited Purpose Banking. I have been a big fan […]
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Does over regulation have economic impacts? Does over regulation cost jobs?For me, it would seem to be obvious that the answer to both questions is yes. But, if you were to Google “over regulations kill jobs”, as I did this morning, you would find some articles that agree with me but you would find many […]
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Nile Gardiner, based in Washington and writing for The Telegraph, has analysed current polls and believes that end of big nanny government may be in sight. Here are some of the poll results that he sites: 81 percent of Americans dissatisfied with the way the country is being governed, which comes from 65% Democrats and […]
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What ya gonna do when THEY come for you? In this case, THEY refers to the bad boys that are coming for you. These are very real bad boys even if they don’t admit it or even know it. These Bad Boys are more of a gang. The gang is made up of your nanny government, […]
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The following poem was originally published by The Bard of Murdock on Thursday, September 22, 2011. Please read the article link provided by the Bard before reading the poem. ____________________ * Matthew 18:15-20, Revised Article link: California City Fines Couple for Holding Bible Study in Their Home * The S.J. Capistrano code Prohibits more than […]
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The following article was originally published by A Conservative Teacher onWednesday, September 24, 2011. ____________________ Abolish the Department of Education- What Does the Data Suggest? The Cato Institute put together the graph you see on this post which shows the amount of federal spending on education relative to the reading, math, and science scores […]
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The liberals love their meme THE RICH GET RICHER and THE POOR GET POORER. Sorry liberals but that is just not true. The truth is that the poor, because of entitlements and welfare largess, are getting richer. It is the middle class that is getting poorer. The Poor are Richer Than the Middle Class One […]
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Today I want to talk about two articles related to Israeli Jews and to Palestinians that set me back on my heels and scratching my head. My surprise is undoubtedly due to my woeful ignorance of these two Peoples and their history. Hopefully some more enlightened readers will help clear up my confusion. Israeli Jews confuse me […]
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In the world of finance, when a lender has to accept that a loan will not be paid back, the lender then must write the loan off as a loss. This is called taking a “haircut”. So, it’s understandable that the banksters don’t like haircuts. When the potential haircut is very big, the banksters panic and […]
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