Category: The Nanny State

August 6, 2009

ObamaCare Likely to Mandate Free “Sex-Change” Surgeries

By: Matt Barber

Washington, DC – When asked by Senator Orin Hatch (R-UT) whether President Obama’s proposed socialized healthcare plan will mandate taxpayer funded abortion, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) admitted that it will require “any service deemed medically necessary or medically …

August 3, 2009

Pennies From Heaven: Gov’t prizes are a pittance

If you had to explain to somebody how most politicians see the government’s role in relation to the private sector, the “refundable tax credit” from President Obama’s stimulus package would be a good place to start. The credit of $400 …

July 11, 2009

Capitalism Works. It’s Government That’s Buggered!

If I ask you what is different today than a year ago one of your first answers would undoubtedly be the economy. A year ago, while I was watching stock prices give hints that there was some sort of …

June 1, 2009

Feds to Decide What Can be Sold at Your Garage Sale

With the first days of Summer a long standing American tradition emerges anew from yards and garages all across the country. Once again this season we will see the venerable American garage sale bloom everywhere. Homeowners will be seen busily …

March 31, 2009

Suddenly one morning, tyranny

Imagine waking up one morning prepared to do your daily Bible study and discovering that Exodus Chapter 20 had been completely erased. The Ten Commandments were missing. Of course, you would wonder what possibly could have happened.

January 30, 2009

Checks and Balances

Following a meeting at the White House on the new massive spending package one day last week, some members of Congress were met by the media. After Senate Majority Leader Harry “Speed” Reid’s group was walking away, one more question …

January 1, 2009

Government Will Only Make Matters Worse

Many have proclaimed the current financial crisis as the death knell of free market capitalism. It’s a normal reaction. Every time the economy hiccups anti- capitalists, big brother types proclaim the end of capitalism and pontificate that the only way …

December 28, 2008

Technological Parking Meters Manifest Statist Mindset

One of the simple delights in the age of vehicular travel is coming across an empty parking space that still has time on the meter. Since the beast — namely the municipalities obtaining revenue from the meter — is …

October 4, 2008

How The Democrats Love Their Corporate Welfare Policy

Filed under: The Democrats,The Nanny State - 04 Oct 2008

What is it we hear echoing in the left-o-sphere? Don’t we hear all the time that the left is chock-full-o-nuts on how those eeeevil capitalists are so in love with what they call “corporate welfare”? Aren’t the nutrooters always railing …

August 30, 2008

Reuters’ Class Warfare: Lower Tax Takes ‘Costs’ Gov’t

Reuters thinks that tax breaks and loopholes “costs” government its tax receipts. This is a perfect example of class hatred ginned up by the media to further class warfare between Americans. The absolute truth is that if people use the …

August 3, 2008

LET THEM EAT SOY!

Filed under: The Nanny State - 03 Aug 2008

South Los Angeles is notorious for poverty, crime, illegal aliens, and unhealthy food served at fast food flophouses.

Which is why the LA City Council may step in by imposing a moratorium on new fast-food joints in the poorest part of …

August 1, 2008

Turning the American Dream Into a Nightmare for Taxpayers

Filed under: The Nanny State - 01 Aug 2008

President Bush is about to sign a major bill to bail out 400,000 reckless homeowners who find themselves in the cross hairs of greedy lenders seeking to foreclose on delinquent mortgages.

July 21, 2008

Of Bank Runs, FDIC Insurance Limits, and Being Underfunded!

Filed under: Economics,The Nanny State - 21 Jul 2008

Until quite recently, the advantages of being underfunded (poor) were under appreciated in these quarters. To me, poor has always meant less material goods, less influence, less party time, less everything. Which is not cool by any standards.

July 20, 2008

Change We Really Need

Filed under: Economics,Featured Conservative,The Nanny State - 20 Jul 2008

If Senator Obama’s magic change-wand truly works, the change we need is eradication from our society of the degraded and debauched ethos of liberal-progressive-socialism that led us to inflation and near collapse of financial markets. It is currently fashionable …

July 16, 2008

Melt Down

Filed under: Economics,The Nanny State - 16 Jul 2008

The New York Times this week said The U.S. government is considering taking over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac if their problems worsen, causing shares of the mortgage finance companies to plunge.Shares of Fannie fell 27 percent and shares …

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