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Fractured Society?

I believe taxes are high enough. In fact, I think they should be lowered across the board, with the highest rate about 30%. But President Obama wants higher rates. He wants to tax me at 35%, 39.6%, even 43.4%, and I don’t want to pay! About a third of my tax is completely wasted on inefficiency, over-lap, corruption, waste and nonproductive and/or ill-advised programs and policies. There’s no accountability in...

Are Statism/Socialism Anti-American?

The whole debate about taxes, spending, entitlements, state’s rights and size of government revolves around two basic ideologies: capitalism and socialism.   From the outset, America had been a capitalistic, free enterprise society, but at the beginning of the 20th century progressive ideas came in vogue under Woodrow Wilson, who instituted the federal income tax, the federal reserve act, and tried to create the...

Grandstanding & Balderdash

When we re-elected Barack Obama last month we knew what we were getting. We’d just gone through four years and had lots of time to evaluate his policies and measure his leadership. Evidently, a majority of us were content with what we saw. What’s the problem? His failure to make a deal is no surprise. He’s not a dealmaker, like Clinton. He’s an ideologue who wants his way, and he’ll re- main...

What’s with Blacks?

I’m not black, so some will question my credibility and the relevance of this article. But when you consider the direction we’re headed and what four more years of this president will do, I think every person/voter should read it, regardless of color or political orientation. I wrote a similar piece about Jews a few days ago, which you can read on this blog under societal alerts. I plan to write two more on Hispanics and...