Posts Tagged: debt

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NOW, MSNBC, Obama: Hypocrisy on Parade (Reader Post)

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Governor Sarah Palin, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, compared the ever increasing national debt to slavery. Palin said: Our free stuff today is being paid for by taking money from our children and borrowing from China. When that money comes due – and this isn’t racist, but it’ll be like slavery when that note is… Read more »

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Generational Gapping – $222 Trillion Worth of Schism

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“Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.”  This scornful observation of our human nature is attributed to Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, an astute politician and long persevering survivor of the French revolution and Napoleonic eras.  Senior politicians and government mandarins in Washington… Read more »

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What Apple Should have Said to Congress [Reader Post]

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Baby Bob and his efforts to keep us on our toes have once again knocked me a bit behind the news cycle, but this story was too good to let slip by the wayside. On May 21st Apple CEO Tim Cook was hauled before Congress because various politicians felt that Apple had not paid its… Read more »

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It’s Time for the President to Lead by Example (Reader Post)

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We survived The Fiscal Cliff, and the Sequester has come and amazingly a small reduction in the rate of growth to the federal government’s spending has not led to the collapse of the American economy. Granted, the president has chosen to use it to punish the American people since he has the convenience of his Palace Guards… Read more »

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A Critical Turning Point In American History

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We progress, marching forward leaving behind us a trail of yesterdays, filled with events large and small, assembling memories, but some of the more momentous occurrences rise to a superior level which we include in our collective “history.” In that wake of our advance some of those momentous waves swell further, rising to become events that only hindsight can identify as pivotal moments in that shared recollection.

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Failing Upward [Reader Post]

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A few weeks ago Cafe Hayek published a letter that cofounder Don Boudreaux had sent to NPR in response to an interview with outgoing Congressman Pete Stark: Here’s a letter to NPR reporter Julie Rovner: Ms. Julie Rovner Morning Edition National Public Radio Dear Ms. Rovner: In your interview yesterday with outgoing U.S. Congressman Pete… Read more »

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It’s Time for the Wealthy to Pay for their Fair Share of Taxes, Part II [Reader Post]

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I’m not a fan of Ann Coulter – her style is a little too abrasive for me, and while I usually agree with the philosophy of her arguments I’ve generally found her supporting info to be too factually challenged to take seriously. But once in a while she makes an excellent point, and this is… Read more »

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The FED and Indentured Citizens

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In 1913 Congress abdicated its Constitutional responsibility over currency on behalf of the people when it created the monster called The Federal Reserve System. In creating a private joint stock entity, Congress not only surrendered jurisdiction over the dollar, it also relinquished control, oversight, and authority over the institution intended to manage the citizens’ currency. Decisions… Read more »

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It’s Time for the Wealthy to Pay their Fair Share of Taxes [Reader Post]

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My local news paper, the Falls Church News Press (FCNP) had two interesting articles its December 13th edition. While they seem unrelated on the surface the two actually help to make an interesting point. First off, the FCNP is run by a proud leftist, and his newspaper as a whole and particularly his main editorial… Read more »