Something To Think About - 10/24/17
Every two years the American Politics industry fills the media with the most vile wall-to-wall character assassination of every political practitioner in the country and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.
Something To Think About - 10/18/16
If the Obama Administration is serious about saving the planet and re-building the country’s infrastructure, why has it stopped both the Keystone Pipeline and, most recently, the Dakota Pipeline, both of which help the environment by reducing the possibility of oil spills during transport by rail?
Something To Think About - 10/6/16
The U.S. public debt will increase to 77% of GDP this year, up from 52% in President Obama’s first year in office, and is expected to increase to nearly 86% in another 10 years. Meanwhile both candidates propose massive spending increases with no entitlement reform.
Something To Think About - 10/5/16
University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer notes that “Free speech is at risk at the very institution where it should be assured: the university.” “…speakers are disinvited… other orators are shouted down… readings that make students uncomfortable (are eliminated.)”
Something To Think About - 10/4/16
According to preacher and writer James Freeman Clarke, “We are either progressing or retrograding all the while; there is no such thing as remaining stationary in this life.”
Something To Think About - 9/29/16
John Adams believed that “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.”
Something To Think About - 9/28/16
Lower Taxes on imports save the average U.S. household about $10,000 per year. This crop of Candidates should keep in mind that the last Republican President in the White House to embrace high taxes on imports was Herbert Hoover with the Smoot-Hawley Act. It’s true that we achieved a trade surplus, but we also got 25% unemployment and the Great Depression.
Something To Think About - 9/12/16
According to Mexican law, citizens are allowed to own guns, but there is only one gun store in Mexico, run by the government and located in Mexico City. Unless of course you’re a drug kingpin; then you could get them from Eric Holder at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Something To Think About - 9/08/16
In yet another example of government overreach, we discover that the underlying value of the metal used in the making of an Olympic medal, be it gold, silver or bronze, is taxable to the winner.
Something To Think About - 9/07/16
The Daily Caller recently reported that of the 121 Syrian refugees already settled in Virginia, 112 were placed in communities at least 100 miles from the Capital and, surprise surprise, the wealthiest counties of Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington, where many of Washington’s elite live, took in less than 9 refugees.