Archive for: March 3, 2009

March 3, 2009

Stimulus Disincentives

Filed under: Politics In General - 03 Mar 2009

Family farms are losers in the stimulus pork barrel.

Bob Utterback writes a regular column called Outlook. It appears in the Farm Journal, the largest national circulation publication focusing upon family-owned farms.

Is Any of This Legal?

President Barack Obama proposes fundamental and sweeping changes to America. These proposed changes are manifest in the proposed budget. We can only expect further changes in future budgets and attendant bills. The question we should ask, and deserves serious discussion, …

The Big Casino Theory of Politics

Filed under: Economics,History - 03 Mar 2009

One factor seldom analyzed in our rush to praise or condemn politicians, especially presidents, is simply the factor of blind chance—luck.

I once played blackjack as a business.

A Reminder of What Jindal’s Made of

Filed under: Politics In General,The Republicans - 03 Mar 2009

We all saw the rocky performance that Bobby Jindal gave in his response to the president’s not-the-state-of-the-union speech earlier this week. There was a lot of wincing going on during and after his performance. But, let me stress the word …

An Alternative to Impending Doom

In the time that has passed since President Obama was elected to and now holds the presidency of the United States, there has been something of an ominous and disturbing feel accompanying the media’s portrayal of his administration. It brings …