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Governor Lacks Guts in Response to Political Pressure

Governor Lacks Guts in Response to Political Pressure

Just when we wanted to like him, the Watchdog.org has announced Governor Heineman is now bowing to political pressure, scrapping his vision for eliminating the inheritance tax, and reducing corporate income taxes in Nebraska.

We admired Governor Heineman for his bold initiative to lower taxes for all Nebraskans,…

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Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Stop the presses!

Attorney General Jon Bruning, Nebraska’s Joe Biden, has made his official announcement he is a candidate for United States Senate.

Sources close to Attorney General Bruning state Jon is just the type of whiz kid we need in the United States…

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Showdown: New Hampshire

Showdown: New Hampshire

Showdown: New Hampshire

Having started as a fishing colony and part of Taxachusetts, New Hampshire is distinguished today as the least relevant of the 13 original colonies.  It’s largest city has just over 100,000 people, most of whom wish they were Canadian. And yet, once again, despite its…

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Occupy Wall Street: The Rich Can’t Help Benefiting the Poor

Occupy Wall Street: The Rich Can’t Help Benefiting the Poor

What the Occupy Wall Street crowd fail to appreciate is the rich can’t help benefiting the poor.

Money is simply a medium of exchange.  It has no inherent value.  It is extremely useful to facilitate trade between humans.  Trade is voluntary.  People who provide goods or services make money from…

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Governor Heineman or Governor Milk Toast?

Governor Heineman or Governor Milk Toast?

There has been a lot of speculation as to what Governor Heineman will do when he leaves the Governor’s Office in two years. Romney’s VP? Secretary of Ag? Lobbyist?

My suggestion: Sing high tenor for the Vienna Boy’s Choir… I will let your imagination fill in the blanks!

It’s not

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The US Credit Rating: Another Term for Ponzi Scheme

The US Credit Rating: Another Term for Ponzi Scheme

America’s credit rating being downgraded by Standard & Poor’s should come as a shock to all Americans who have had their heads buried up their assess for the last eighty years.  Stating the obvious, S&P merely noted, if the present rate of spending continues, the deficit…

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The Deficit Dance

The Deficit Dance

Why can’t Congress agree on fixing the Deficit?

Republicans and Democrats have been spending a tremendous amount of energy discussing the deficit, the debt ceiling, and the need to pass legislation to address the August 2nd deadline.  Both sides are accusing the other of being unwilling to compromise.  What can…

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My Prayer for America

My Prayer for America

My Prayer for America,

On Tuesday President Obama stated he cannot guarantee retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3″ absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling.

I composed this, my  prayer for America:

Dear Lord, If, on August 2, 2011, the full faith and credit

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Involuntary Servitude and Taxes

Involuntary Servitude and Taxes

Involuntary Servitude and Taxes

The following applies to slavery, but also gives us something to talk about as far as taxes are concerned.

The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution provided an end to slavery in America, stating:

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for

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