The Republican Party-controlled United States Congress led by Congressman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky passed historic tax reform legislation this week. This tax relief will lower the tax burden for nearly every American individual and business. The Tax Policy Center is a nonpartisan joint venture of the Urban Institute and … Continue reading Why Democrats don’t want you to have nice things
Liberals must stand up to Obama
The cries have been going out far and wide regarding President Barack Obama from the very beginning.He is a Chicago-machine politician with a strong lean towards Socialism, and he will plunge the country deeper into debt while dismantling capitalism and further dividing the nation ideologically.It turns out that all of this is true. Everything that … Continue reading Liberals must stand up to Obama
Rallying ’round Romney
I've been a fan of Newt Gingrich for a long time. At the same time that Gingrich was leading the Republicans to victory in the 1994 congressional elections with his "Contract With America", I was making my own shift from lifelong liberal Democrat to social conservative Republican.Gingrich is a brilliant man, a superb debater, and … Continue reading Rallying ’round Romney
Elections have consequences
For the past year it has become the public mantra of Democratic Party politicians: "Elections have consequences." Whether they were talking about bailing out large corporations or taking over the banking, auto, and health care industries, that simple phrase has been their fallback position.To some extent, that is true. When the nation elects a leader … Continue reading Elections have consequences
E.U. 21st century = U.S.S.R. 20th century?
What lies behind the creation of the European Union, once believed to be simply a device to expand economic relationships and opportunities, but now quite obviously a major attack on individual nationhood? Could this same fate of sacrificing national sovereignty for some ideology occur here in the United States of America?In 1957 six countries - … Continue reading E.U. 21st century = U.S.S.R. 20th century?