In the opinion of this humble observer of the asylum we all have to live in, the devolution of the political parties and the government established by our constitution in America is nearly complete. The so-called two parties system of Democrats and Republicans has devolved into an amorphous group of what we might call “Politocrats”. […]Read more "Powercrats, Politocrats, and Bueaucrats"
‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. _ Benjamin Franklin, 1817 Ben certainly knew what he was talking about, didn’t he? Life and death are two sides of the same coin. We also know there is no such thing as a free lunch; so it is no surprise to […]Read more "Death and Taxes….. and Death Taxes and Crony Capitalists"
Today’s Guest Saturday post comes to us from Pat Slattery of The Free Market Project blog. Pat first published this essay on November 9, 2013. *********** Why do Democrats want to raise the minimum wage? The Democrats are at it again: Trying to raise the minimum wage, this time to $10 per hour. Why? This […]Read more "“Why do Democrats want to raise the minimum wage?” an essay by Pat Slattery"
If any of the political elites or media elites were to stumble across this humble blog, they would immediately classify me as a Right-Wing-Radical. They would be right. I wear that badge with pride even though I find it sad that those of us who believe in the founding principles upon which this nation was […]Read more "A Plan To Rid Ourselves of John Boehner"
Gallop has done an interesting poll recently on the question of whether the government has too much power. I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised by the results; yet I am disturbed by what the results tell us about the American electorate. (Hat Tip due Bruce McQuain at Questions and Observations.) As you would expect, the […]Read more "Does Government Have Too Much Power? It Depends On Whose Ox Is Being Gored."
The House Republicans are facing two critical votes in the coming weeks: Obama’s proposal to go to war with Syria and the budget battle which includes the issue of ObamaCare. If the Republicans get either of these votes wrong, it is time for all conservatives to walk away from the Republican Party. I had planned […]Read more "Do We Have A Two-Party System or a One-Party System In America?"
Today’s Guest Saturday post comes to us from Dan Miller of the DanMillerInPanama blog. In this essay, Dan explains how the current administration and a compliant Congress are suffocating the life out of our beloved country. Dan published this essay originally on August 6, 2013. ********** National Suffocation by Bureauracy It’s been coming for a long […]Read more "“National Suffocation by Bureauracy” an essay by Dan Miller"