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Obama: I'm Not A Big Spender, Now You Take That Back!

Obama: I’m Not A Big Spender, Now You Take That Back!

Obama has recently been recorded as claiming to be a fiscal hawk, a deficit cutter.  I know this takes a large stretch of the truth to believe this and if you do you may want to contact Tipper Gore, I’m sure she can find a psychiatrist that can help you…

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UPDATE: New School Lunch Standards...Gone Too Far

UPDATE: New School Lunch Standards…Gone Too Far

Author: Wayne Schmid

Michelle Obama is fresh off a major legislative victory.  The child nutrition legislation passed in a bipartisan manner (to include my own Republican Representative, Jeff Fortenberry) without much fanfare.

This legislation is aimed at…

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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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Jay Carney: Republican's Caused Record Numbers of Food Stamps

Jay Carney: Republican’s Caused Record Numbers of Food Stamps

During the latest GOP debate, Newt Gingrich once again termed Obama the “Food Stamp President”.  Newt made this assertion because the amount of people receiving food stamps since 2008 has doubled.

Jay Carney, White House Chief Liar, aka Press Secretary couldn’t

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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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The New-New Jobs Bill Deconstructed

The New-New Jobs Bill Deconstructed

Democrats trying to make the “jobs” bill more palatable decided to remove the additional tax burdens on persons making $200,000 and more and shift it to the millionaires.

The idea is to put republicans on the defensive, insisting that Americans want the “rich” to pay their “fair share”.  I will…

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Obama, The Jobs President...Not At All

Obama, The Jobs President…Not At All

Our Rainmaking President is traveling all 57 states trying to bring home his “jobs bill“.  His most important and personal legislation to date.

This bill is a jobs bill like none other!  Well, except it looks a lot like all his other job creating ideas.  Let’s take a look at…

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EPA To Kill The Coal Industry

EPA To Kill The Coal Industry

Obama has warned us, he told us in 2008 he will bankrupt coal plants.

Congress has failed to give Obama his much sought after Cap-&-Trade bill, so Obama has done the next best thing…empower the EPA to enforce his will.

The EPA…

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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 2011 Deficit is becoming a Greatest Generations Moment

The 2011 Deficit is becoming a Greatest Generations Moment

The 2011 Deficit is becoming a Greatest Generations Moment.

Now, from a actual life or death point of view, I would not compare this to the hundreds of thousands who died in WWII to keep us free.  However, I would say, without exaggerating, that the 2011 Deficit battle is one…

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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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Sen. Ben Nelson, Your Mask Came Off

Sen. Ben Nelson, Your Mask Came Off

The House recently passed “Cut, Cap and Balance”, so it was the Senate’s turn to tackle the bill.  As we all know Harry Reid was not going to let it pass, so he demanded a quick vote to prevent the American people a chance to contact their senators in order…

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Debt Ceiling Wrestling

Debt Ceiling Wrestling

John Boehner and the House republicans finally reached down and found out they were men (for those who are men in the house) and came up with a good debt ceiling proposal.  To date they are sticking to it with like a Pit Bull.

 
Enter the senate, specifically the

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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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News of the Day: Matty's Corralled Thoughts

News of the Day: Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

News of the Day: Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

The Pamplona Running of the Bulls is taking place now. It is a part of the S an Fermin Festival, which runs in Pamplona, Spain, from July 6 to July 14 every year.  The race- which has people dressed in white shirt…

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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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Unemployment:Laughing Matter To Obama

Unemployment:Laughing Matter To Obama

The joke heard round the world, that fell flat!  Obama can officially say he has tried comedy and much like his stimulus plan, it failed.

By now we have all heard the quote by the President:…

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GOP Field Taking Shape

GOP Field Taking Shape

The GOP Presidential hopeful field is taking shape.

Fortunately, some names have been tossed aside and other contenders have either thrown their hats in the ring or are leaning heavily toward entering the race.

Mitch Daniels and Donald Trump are out and that is a very good thing.  Daniels is…

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UPDATE: High Speed Money Flusher

UPDATE: High Speed Money Flusher

In a time where the US is facing a potential financial crisis the President goes into action by purposing High Speed Rail.  To get this dream going Congress appropriated $8 billion for high-speed rail in Obama’s 2009 stimulus bill and $2 billion more in the 2010 appropriations bill.

The idea for…

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