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Who Is Rick Perry?

Who Is Rick Perry?

Rick Perry has been the focus of attention since announcing his intentions to run for President.  Questions are flying around painting him as a conservative and as a liberal.

Who is Rick Perry?

Here are 10 issues that could give…

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Why Spending Must Be Cut

Why Spending Must Be Cut

In this the post debt debate, post financial downgrade time period, all we hear is how taxes need to be raised to turn the economy around.  The Tea Party members are getting attacked for their insistence on a no new taxes pledge.  Never mind that everybody knows spending cuts are as…

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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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Who Does Our Tax Dollars Support?

Who Does Our Tax Dollars Support?

The Debt Ceiling debate has been waged now for a couple months.  As the debate unfolded a few truism came forth: Boehner can’t be trusted with much, especially our wallets, and the democrats only want to cut the military. 

The newly passed debt deal “cuts” spending and puts 50% of the…

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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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Obama! What Are You Going To Spend $181 Billion On?

Obama! What Are You Going To Spend $181 Billion On?

I can see the Apocalypse now, it’s next week!  Oh, what are we to do?  Obama, John Boehner, please save us!

Ok, so that is what the President and now obviously John Boehner want us to believe.  Only they can save the day.  Life as we know it will end…

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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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Unconfirmed Breaking News: Funny State Spending

Unconfirmed Breaking News: Funny State Spending

Author: Blake Grantham

Government waste state by state, part 1

Mississippi – $1,400,000.00 on why 38% of the homes still have outhouses.

Rhode Island – $875,000.00 on research trying to figure out how this tiny place became a state, instead of a suburb of Massachusetts.

Illinois – Considering…

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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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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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Will The Real Newt Gingrich Please Stand Up

Will The Real Newt Gingrich Please Stand Up

Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was responsible for the Republican take over of the House and Senate in 1994.  Up to that point Republicans had not had control of the House in 40 years.  The take over was based on basic conservatives ideals.  Most of the ideas in the Contract…

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Republican or Democrat: Another Screw Job for Veterans!

Republican or Democrat: Another Screw Job for Veterans!

Republican or Democrat:  Another Screw Job for Veterans!

Ronald Reagan once said that “Facts are Stubborn Things.” This is a quote that Matty has for his signature on his email and it always makes me stop and think, especially when I see stories…

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Pockets Empty From Gas Prices?  Not To Worry We Have Obama!?

Pockets Empty From Gas Prices? Not To Worry We Have Obama!?

We are all feeling the pain, of gas prices.  With gas sky-rocketing toward and beyond $4/gallon, pocketbooks are a lot lighter.

Do not worry, the election cycle has begun.

Barack Obama hears your cries and is leaping into action…..by forming

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Ben Nelson:Wolf In Sheeps Clothing

Ben Nelson:Wolf In Sheeps Clothing

Planned Parenthood funding was stripped out of the latest budget bill (which was a joke), to be brought up on it’s own for funding.  

Planned Parenthood is the nations largest abortion provider with 98% of pregnancy services provided by Planned Parenthood being abortions.

As it stands…

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If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say

If You Don’t Have Anything Nice To Say

President Obama finally decided to get into the deficit conversation and as we all now know, Obama took a vicious turn.

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Budget Stories

Budget Stories

The Tea Party has changed the political landscape.  The Republican leadership is doing every thing it can to prove they are attentive to the wishes of sane Americans, well, as long as they don’t actually have to do anything.  Obama will be trying to court the same Americans too.

Late…

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Election 2012: Let The Games Begin

Election 2012: Let The Games Begin

Election 2012:  Let the Games Begin

It’s beginning to be that time again.  The time for a the prospective contestants to line up for the scripted reality show that comes around every four years, the Presidential Election 2012 season, season 45.

President Obama has announced he will be running…

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Debt Stars

Debt Stars

One of my favorite TV shows is Pawn Stars.  This is a show I think the Republicans can learn from, particularly John Boehner.  I like Pawn Stars in part because I love history and antiques, but I also love the bartering that goes on particularly from “The Old Man”.

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