Posts Tagged: spending

Dibert

President Obama’s deleterious effect on America’s work ethic [Reader Post]

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The United States was built on the backs of hard working people. From pilgrims who survived an ocean’s journey and founded a colony at Plymouth to slaves who endured the blistering sun as they harvested cotton to settlers who braved temperatures, terrain and Indians to fulfill a Manifest Destiny, the United States was the product… Read more »

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The November Choice: An election of historic proportions [Reader Post]

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As I think about the election in November, I can’t help but think about Matt Ridley and his outstanding book “The Rational Optimist – How Prosperity Evolves”. In it he chronicles the evolution of human society and demonstrates a perfect understanding of why nations fail:

Capitulation & a Pork King… not a good start for the GOP [Reader Post]

Capitulation & a Pork King… not a good start for the GOP [Reader Post]

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Voter turnout in the United States is an embarrassment. For a republic that is supposed to be the vanguard of democracy around the world, when 55% of eligible voters casting ballots is considered good, that’s rather dismaying. Of course, seeing what happens when the uninformed vote, we may want to consider putting some hurdles in… Read more »