Category Archives: Economy/Fiscal Issues

Bernie and the “Free” Stuff

Sounds like a band, doesn’t it: Bernie and the Free Stuff? But, actually, those of us on the Right know that nothing is free. If I give you a present for your birthday, it’s free gift for you, but that … Continue reading

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Same-Sex Marriage and the Man in the Sky

hat did homosexuals and the Progressives gain from the Supreme Court ruling on marriage? There are of course some financial benefits of being married – even over civil unions. Consumer Reports spells them out nicely:  pointing out that “no matter where … Continue reading

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When Will a $400 Billion Deficit Be Considered Bad News?

One of the economic facts that President Obama touted in his 2015 State of the Union address to demonstrate that his “middle class economics” policies are working, is that “our deficits [have been] cut by two-thirds.” This has been a … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Man

The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes’ famous history of the Great Depression, actually takes its title from another book, which was written by libertarian philosopher, William Graham Sumner, and titled What Social Classes Owe To Each Other. Published in 1883, Sumner … Continue reading

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How Much is Obamacare Going To Cost Us, Anyway?

It is a tribute to President Obama and his allies that we are entering 2015 without a clear idea of how much Obamacare will cost us. It was the President after all who said as a presidential candidate in 2007 … Continue reading

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Why Is Income Inequality So Important?

o economic issue means as much to the Left as income equality. As President Obama said in the 2012 State of the Union address, “No challenge is more urgent. No debate is more important. We can either settle for a … Continue reading

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The Irony of the #FightFor15

I remember how difficult it is to work in the fast food industry. One of the toughest jobs I’ve had was when I had to work an overnight shift at a McDonalds, where I was greeted at each shift with … Continue reading

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Sticker Shock

I remember back-to-school shopping before I got my first job. When my mom purchased my clothing for me, I never blinked an eye at the price tags. If it was cute, I just pleaded with my mom to buy it … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton’s Money

Let’s set aside the stink of Benghazi that still clings to her almost two years later, but can someone tell me, with our debt over $17.5 trillion, how we could even breathe Hillary Clinton’s name in the same sentence as … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street (Part 2): Craptastic Capitalism

A nationally known sandwich chain has a franchise across from the recreation center my children attend. Thus, on an almost weekly basis, because we have Bible study on that weeknight almost immediately after the rec class, we often stop by … Continue reading

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