Category: American Government

July 24, 2009

Big Government Only Leads to More Government

Americans need to ask themselves a question. How much government do we really need? The statists who currently run things in Washington see a need for an ever expanding government with more and more being consumed by the state. Healthcare, …

July 23, 2009

Congress is Taxation Without Representation

Filed under: American Government - 23 Jul 2009

We are speeding headlong toward a time when our Congress will have become just like Mad King George’s Parliament, that body from which in 1776 the American colonists separated with the rallying cry of “no taxation without representation.” Our national …

July 2, 2009

Obama Supports Honduran Dictator

In a stunning decision, Dictator Barack Hussein Obama and his State-run media—along with ObamaFriends Dictators Fidel Castro (Cuba) and Hugo Chavez (Venezuela)—announced that he supports Honduran President Manuel Zelaya against the democratic Honduran forces. Note: After Obama’s stance on Iran, …

June 28, 2009

Nationwide Protest against Obama’s Cap and Trade

Filed under: American Government,In The News - 28 Jun 2009

The time for a nationwide protest against our “lawmakers” has come—I am no longer referring to them as our representatives as they have stopped representing We-the-People. The volume of calls placed on Friday to the US Capitol switchboard and our …

May 3, 2009

Getting Stung

By: Kevin Hilliker

The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education act has been renamed, “the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, and Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws.” The name alone stirs images of smiling citizens helping their fellow …

April 24, 2009

A Jackboot at Home, an Olive Branch Abroad

President Obama seems intent upon cramming stifling socialist programs down our throats domestically, while he relies upon pretty-word diplomacy with foreign nations that have vowed to destroy us.

April 22, 2009

Napolitano: More Change We Can Believe In, Or Else

Is the report from Homeland Security’s new chief that warns that returning vets are dangerous, gospel preachers are to be feared and pro-life advocates are borderline something out of Mad Magazine or is it more akin to something right out …

March 31, 2009

How Many Chris Dodd’s Are There In Congress…?

Chris Dodd is the rule not the exception of corrupt congressman and women. No where on earth are the opportunities more prevalent for graft and bribery than in Washington. Congress deals with such huge amounts of money anything less than …

March 30, 2009

Government as the Agent of Prosperity

A reader asserts that, in the chicken-or-egg-first debate, prosperity is not possible without organization of the economy by government. David Airth, a reader who frequently posts thought-provoking ripostes to articles appearing on this website, commented in response to …

March 3, 2009

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, …

February 24, 2009

Obama Please Read The Tenth Amendment To The Constitution

Quote: “The powers not delegated to the United States [congress & president] by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”

What this means in today’s terms is …

February 11, 2009

Campaign Mode

The big headline this Sunday morning on HuffingtonPost.com is “Getting Back into Campaign Mode—Obama to sell economic plan campaign-style.” This makes sense. Campaigning is the only skill set in which Obama has demonstrated competence. Other than high …

February 10, 2009

Understanding The Constitution

The first seven articles of the constitution are designed to limit the power of government and those managing the government. Without limiting the ingenuity of those serving in government, the constitution clearly sets guidelines that are not to be crossed. …

February 8, 2009

A Simple, Inescapable Fact

If we continually enlarge the size and scope of the Federal government, already the largest dispenser of money in the world, it is not rocket science to forecast that every scoundrel in the world will be looking for ways to …

January 29, 2009

Why Government Is The Problem

As Friedrich Hayek noted (A Free-Market Monetary System), government monopoly of the right to issue currency is the ultimate source of our economic miseries.

President Reagan, in his first inaugural address, famously said:

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