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It’s Not A Shocker, But Obama-Care Is Not What The President Told Everyone

Bill Clinton used to say “it’s about the economy stupid”.  That’s a bit of an overgeneralization, but not much.  What it’s really about is people’s wallets.  The sad fact is that many Americans don’t pay close attention to what is going on in Washington or their state capital until it is impacting what is in … Continue reading

I have previously written on a number of themes that are in play in the current debate to avoid sequester from taking place.  At the risk of boring some by repeating them, this debate boils down to one fundamental issue that the country has to decide:  whether the private sector provides for jobs and economic growth or the … Continue reading

The Debate About Romney’s Position On The Auto Bailout

In a recent piece on the Huffington Post, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm takes issue with the position Mitt Romney articulated on the auto bailout during the debates.  As has become the norm for liberals, her  argument does nothing more than misrepresent Romney’s position and call him names.  The facts be damned. At the risk … Continue reading

Facts Are A Funny Thing

The line of the last night’s debate for me was delivered by Governor Mitt Romney:  “Mr. President, you’re entitled as the president to your own airplane and to your own house, but not to your own facts.”  Admittedly, this one has a special place in my heart because I use it all the time in … Continue reading

All The President’s Spending

President Obama has taken to arguing that his stimulus plan has worked and that if Congress would only pass the second one he has proposed unemployment would start to drop and the economy improve.  Let’s look at the facts. In a Wall Street Journal article worth reading, noted economist Arthur Laffer explains quite well why the … Continue reading

Armstrong Walks On The Moon

44th Anniversary of Neil Armstrong's Moon WalkJuly 20th, 2013
Another Occasion On Which America Lead The Way

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