Author: Christopher M. Barra

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February 10, 2009

King Barack

Filed under: Featured Conservative,Politics In General - 10 Feb 2009

Not everyone agrees that to spend a trillion dollars we don’t have is such a good idea, especially when no one really seems to know precisely where the money will be going. Some think that it more reasonable to allow …

February 7, 2009

Social Security Bailout Bill

Well, that is what I call it. Based on current chatter in congress, it appears they are amassing troops to attack retirement plans, 401(k)s, IRA’s Keogh plans – anything saved for retirement is now in jeopardy.

Here is the problem.

January 17, 2009

Who Designed My TV Remote?

Filed under: Politics In General - 17 Jan 2009

My television remote control has 55 buttons. That’s about 40 more than I want or need. It rarely works the way I expect. It is woefully complicated, it does a lot more than I want it to do except when …

December 15, 2008

Blagojevich – Ya Gotta Love Him

With everyone in an uproar regarding Rod Blagojevich’s blatant corruption, we’re missing the blindingly bright side. It will open at least some of the eyes of those who have long believed government is the answer to all our ills. Though …

December 8, 2008

Economic Epiphany

Filed under: Economics - 08 Dec 2008

Prodded by government regulation, inept financial management at lending institutions, combined with irresponsibility of overzealous borrowers, has our country spiraling toward credit failure. Those teaser mortgage variable rates looked so good at three and four percent. The question was: “Why …

December 4, 2008

Sensitivity Training

Filed under: Politics In General - 04 Dec 2008

She said I had “Cooties” and was a “Poopie-face”. These slurs cut me to the quick. Obviously she had not been properly conditioned to consider my feelings. While canvassing the neighborhood soliciting signatures to ban the teaching of …

November 29, 2008

A Limit Term Solution That Will Pass

Filed under: Elections & Voting - 29 Nov 2008

Human nature dictates that we all act in our own individual self-interest. To expect Unites States Congressmen and Senators to act any differently is not logical. To believe they will place our happiness and freedom above their own is simply …