Archive for: February 25, 2009

February 25, 2009

Tennessee’s Stimulus Share Stimulates Government, not Economy

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General - 25 Feb 2009

My good friend, Ken Marrero over at Blue Collar Muse, did some interesting research into where the money from Tennessee’s share of the so-called stimulus payoff ends up going. Ken notes that there is a lot of money floating …

The Two Faces of DHS Secretary Napolitano

Filed under: Immigration,Politics In General - 25 Feb 2009

Illegal Immigration critics are complaining that Arizona’s former governor, now Secretary of Homeland Security, played politics when she announced a state of emergency during the Bush Administration in response to illegal aliens and then she vetoed a new bill that …

GM to Invest in Brazil with U.S. Taxpayer Money!

Filed under: In The News - 25 Feb 2009

Although the economic meltdown has led to wild desperation in the auto industry, who would have imagined that a major U.S. corporation would be so tone deaf as to use bail out funds extracted from U.S. taxpayers to fund operations …

Obama Will Only Make Things Worse

President Obama, whatever his strong points, isn’t an economist. It’s called the “dismal science” for a reason and it results in many people being ignorant of the basic tenets of how an economy operates. So far President Obama hasn’t shown …

Why Not Tax Based On Productivity

Filed under: Politics In General - 25 Feb 2009

This is not as absurd as it sounds. If taxpayers only paid for the services they received the federal tax burden would be cut by over half. If congress were only paid when they were actually working that would save …

Obama’s Success Story, or Saving Jobs Made Easy

While defending his “stimulus package” during his first presidential press conference, President Obama said, “I think my initial measure of success is creating or saving 4 million jobs.” Although it was the third time during the appearance that he had …