Category American Income

#DontDoubleMyGovernment

The solution to unemployment, college expenses, the debt and the deficit is not found in another government program. It is found in less government programs. It is not found in another hand-out from the government. It is found in the American people. It is found in the American character — resilience, hope, determination, perseverance.

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Occupation Unknown

The beauty of the American Dream is that it’s whatever you make it out to be. If you want to be a graphical designer, you have the freedom to do so. Just like your freedom to be a banker, investor, bartender, hotel manager, trash guy, or business owner. The American Dream lies in liberty, not money or things.

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Debt Man Walking

The Democrats never proposed a plan of their own, they just sat in the peanut gallery and criticized Republican plans. The Republicans adjusted and adjusted their ideas until it was something neither party could live with — and passed it. What a load of silly fools we elected. It’s a shame they reflect those who elected them.

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Ubiquitous Malevolence

If everyone was basically good, if we lived in Utopia, Wikipedia would work. But since politics exists, it doesn’t. They might have a date or an established fact you can get anywhere else, but it’s not a source for objectivity on hot topics. Wait, if Wikipedia is only good for information I can get anywhere else, doesn’t that mean it’s effectively pointless?

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Impetus Deductions

Carter left the Treasury dry with his inflation and spending, it’s impossible to add Carter’s bad revenues to Reagan and legitimately conclude that Reagan had bad revenues. You have to look at revenue growth relative to Presidents as they change their policies. Let’s consider relevant, hard facts. . .

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Political Prisoners

CNS News reporters very astutely asked Press Secretary Jay Carney, “Is that a campaign event or a presidential event?” To which Carney said, “Negative. That is an official event.” Official, huh? “So it is being funded by taxpayers in battleground states?” Asked the reporter. Carney squirmed and only managed to get out, “He’s the president of the United States.”

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Espial Adumbrations

The British historian, Timothy Garton Ash, travelling in Poland during the time of the strikes [in the 1980s], asked the demonstrators faced off against the police what they hoped to achieve. The memorable reply: ‘Forty years of socialism, and there’s still no toilet paper!’” (p. 48) The Year that Changed the World: The Untold Story […]

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Dude, China’s So Rad!

Texas tried to do the only sane thing a state could do in the face of the TSA: Ban them. And what happened? A bunch of Feds showed up — probably dressed like mobsters — and threatened to cancel all flights to Texas if the bill passed. What a heart warming story. I wonder if […]

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Engendering Deleterious Vexations

Happiness and government seems to be a contradiction in terms. Just like “government efficiency,” or “brave politician.” You can be happy or you can have government. Tax time is coming around and people are getting downright grumpy, it seems like the government reverses the spirit of Christmas… Sort of… It’s easy to watch protests, dictators […]

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The Sky’s the Limit

In June and July “economists” and the Fed told everyone to watch out because of a “deflation risk.” Then suddenly, before you could say “Ben Bernanke” everyone is worried about the Fed and their warning of coming inflation. “[I]nflation surely remains a more serious danger than deflation.” Said George Melloan with the Wall Street Journal. […]

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Rulers Without Measure

The likelihood of Elena Kagan’s approval by the Senate is high, not because she’s qualified, but because she knows the right people, talks the right way and has the right mannerisms. While the people in Washington are often — and correctly — called “the ruling minority,” Angelo M. Codevilla with the American Spectator‘s latest issue […]

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The Drudge Report

The economic trends at the beginning of the year could be called “promising” and current trends could be looked upon as “not-so-great.”  Some still find hope that the economy will soon recover, but when recent trends are compared with ones during the Great Depression it gets a little too close for comfort. Last Friday stocks […]

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