Author: Mike Sylvester



April 10, 2006

75 year report Dec 26th, 2005

The Social Security administration by law has to issue an annual report telling the country the status of the Social Security system and The Medicare system. This report has to cover the next 75 years, this is a Congressional …

April 5, 2006

Index Of Economic Freedom

Filed under: American Economy - 05 Apr 2006

Some truly frightening statistics regarding economic freedom in The United States. The Wall Street Journal and the Heritage Foundation (A conservative think tank) just came out with their most recent Index of Economic Freedom. This index measures the …

April 2, 2006

Why we will never build a new nuclear power plant in America

I strongly believe that nuclear power is a good source of energy and is safe. The nuclear power industry has been nearly destroyed by the United States government and its excessive regulations. The regulations are so oppressive that I decided …

March 28, 2006

Revealing educational statistics from Allen County

According to the Indiana Bureau of Education 91% of all Hoosier children are enrolled in public schools, 7% are enrolled in private schools, and 2% are being home schooled during the 2005-2006 school year.

March 25, 2006

We must SIMPLIFY Indiana’s tax system!

Filed under: Taxes & Taxation - 25 Mar 2006

One of the largest barriers to business growth in Indiana is the complexity of The Indiana tax code.

Most small businesses are forced to hire a Certified Public Accountant to help them deal with the complicated Indiana tax code. That is good for me; my wife is a Certified Public Accountant. That is bad for small businesses and for our economy. We can make Indiana more business friendly by doing nothing other then simplifying the tax code. My taxation plan will simplify our tax code and will generate an extra fifty million dollars over the two year budget cycle.

March 20, 2006

Mark Souder votes against 3rd Congressional District, again…

Filed under: Politics In General - 20 Mar 2006

Mark Souder co-sponsored and voted in favor of another Bill in Congress that will allow the Federal government to extort the taxpayers of his own district!

HR 418 is a Bill that will allow the Federal Government to require all citizens of this great country to carry a National Identification card; this is scary enough by itself. You will not be able to use Federal services unless you carry this ID card with you. Without this card, you will not be able to be a passenger on an airplane, get a problem with your Social Security account fixed, or deal with the countless other Federal agencies that exist.

March 16, 2006

Three of President Bush’s Failures In His First Term

Filed under: American Government,Politics In General - 16 Mar 2006

President Bush’s first term is over; we can now look at what he accomplished. A President should be judged on what he promised the voters during his campaign. Voters should compare what he promised, to what he delivered.

Look at some of what President Bush wanted to accomplish in his first term: A better public education system, fiscal responsibility, and less Federal involvement in the affairs of the fifty States. Let’s look at each of these goals President Bush set for himself.