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America gets smaller

January 2, 2013
America gets smaller

Word has it that during the final days of the “fiscal cliff” fiasco, Republican House Speaker John Boehner bumped into Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the White House lobby, and told Reid to “go f**k yourself.”  But why would Reid do such a thing, Mr. Speaker?  There are plenty of Americans for him to […]

House Republicans reject Cliff deal, but it passes anyway

January 2, 2013
House Republicans reject Cliff deal, but it passes anyway

The deal to avoid the fiscal cliff is done as the House passed the Senate version in a late night session on Tuesday. The vote was 257-167. The fact that only 85 Republicans (out of 241) supported the deal calls into question Speaker Boehner’s leadership in the next congress, although it is doubtful anyone has […]

It’s Not $16 Trillion — It’s $222 Trillion

September 5, 2012
It’s Not $16 Trillion — It’s $222 Trillion

No matter who becomes president in November, he’s going to be confronted with a huge fiscal storm that no levee or dam will be able to hold back the flood waters of an insurmountable and unfathomable debt. In his review of Dinesh D’Souza’s film 2016: Obama’s America, Dr. Gary North notes that there are at […]

Credit Limit Reached: U.S. Treasury Department Suspends Pension Fund Payments

January 19, 2012
Credit Limit Reached: U.S. Treasury Department Suspends Pension Fund Payments

As the US government reaches yet another historic debt ceiling, requiring an additional $1.2 trillion credit increase from Congress just to keep the system from collapsing into a chaos, the first stop for a short-term loan is federal pension funds. The US suspended investments into a federal employee retirement fund to avoid breaching the $15.194 […]

The Defining Issue of 2012 Will be Obama’s Debt Crisis

December 1, 2011
The Defining Issue of 2012 Will be Obama’s Debt Crisis

The 2012 political year is right around the corner, and the recent failure by the so-called “Super Committee” to reach agreement on $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction will re-cast the environment on Capitol Hill and shape the 2012 campaign. With divided control of Congress, and a 60-vote threshold in the U.S. Senate, major Congressional action […]

Video: Obama Admits He is “Unpatriotic”

August 25, 2011
Video: Obama Admits He is “Unpatriotic”

By Ben Johnson In 2008, candidate Obama had some harsh words about President George W. Bush’s fiscal policy: The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up the […]

The Budget Control Act Of 2011 Violates Constitutional Order

August 5, 2011
The Budget Control Act Of 2011 Violates Constitutional Order

In a Constitutional Republic of the sort that we thought we had, the process by which laws are made is at least as important as the laws that are enacted. Our Constitution prescribes that law-making process in some detail, but those who voted for the “Budget Control Act of 2011″ (“BCA 2011″) were wholly unconcerned […]

Brian Williams vs. The Tea Party

August 3, 2011
Brian Williams vs. The Tea Party

You can tell the liberals are really sweating the politics of the debt-ceiling talks when NBC puts on a special “Dateline NBC” devoted to politics. This is normally a time slot devoted to “news” topics like Casey Anthony or Lindsay Lohan. But last week, viewers were “treated” to anchorman Brian Williams actually covering a real […]

Walsh doubles down on ‘quit lying’ call on CNN

July 20, 2011
Walsh doubles down on ‘quit lying’ call on CNN

A Beginner’s Guide to the Debt Ceiling Debate

July 20, 2011
A Beginner’s Guide to the Debt Ceiling Debate

The Talmud says: “€œOne should not extravagantly distribute more than one fifth of one’s income to charity.” Are the sages saying there’€™s a ceiling cap on giving charity? Yes they are, because if everyone were to give too much away there would be too many mouths to feed. If you have been getting information from […]

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