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Are You Losing Your Health Coverage?

I had a conversation with a liberal a few months ago about Obamacare. I kept asking for him to explain how we’d pay for it, he kept telling me how he was excited a lot of underprivileged people would now have health care. I never got an answer and, needless to say, the “debate” went nowhere. […]

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Shocking Failure?

Ah, the hybrid car. You know, people who have them seem to think they are the slickest thing since sliced bread. I don’t blame them though, the electronics alone are worthy of a NASA space mission. But, can the past crop of hybrid cars really be called “hybrid”? I remember many years ago when one […]

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Can We Inflate Our Way Out of Debt?

Obama: We can’t cut our way into prosperity. Republicans: We can’t tax our way into prosperity. Man behind the curtain: Hey, why not inflate our way into prosperity? It’s a simple theory. If you have a lot of fixed costs (mortgage, car loans, student loans, credit cards, medical bills, etc.), and your income doubles, then your […]

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Kwazy Superbowl – The Monday After

Wow, that SuperBowl was fun. Kaepernick looked like a rookie, we had an exciting power outage, the commercials were OK, and the game did not get out of hand. Actually, it’s been quite awhile since we had a boring lop-sided game. As I stated the other day – I had no horses in this race, […]

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Gun Rights and Obamacare

A couple interesting articles from NewsMax. First, Bill Clinton is now telling all of the anti-gun democrats and liberals to lighten up a bit. As he puts it, “A lot of these people live in a world very different from the world lived in by the people proposing these things. I know because I come […]

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16 Trillion

I’ve decided that’s how I’m going to respond to everything the next time I have a “debate” with a liberal. It doesn’t happen very often (the debate, that is), but it always frustrates me to no end. More than once I’ve had to deal with responses like, “You obviously know your facts and figures, BUT […]

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Kill the Dollar. Again

Hmm. This has been attempted a few times in the past. I wonder how well it’s going to work this time. I’m not sure why they think this time will be any different. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills entirely and replacing them with $1 coins could save taxpayers nearly $4.4 billion over […]

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An Open Challenge to Warren Buffet

So, once again Warren Buffet is pushing the idea that the “Super Rich” should pay much more in taxes than they do currently. My response… So, what’s stopping them? Do we really need a bunch of new tax laws enacted (wow, that’s a can-o-worms I would just as soon avoid) to get them to take […]

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Bread and Circuses

Here’s one of my favorite quotes. It took me awhile to track it down because in my mind I had attributed the phrase “bread and circuses” to Thomas Jefferson. I believe Thomas did mention “bread and circuses” somewhere in his writings, but not in this (the current entitlement-heavy political environment) context. Here it is… A […]

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Aftermath

I really liked this one from NewsMax. “It was the worst of times and the worst of times.” The article goes on to list a number of reasons for Romney’s loss. Like… 1. Paul Ryan. Romney’s choice of Ryan was almost inexplicable. A good conservative, Ryan was unqualified for the job of vice president, and therefore the job […]

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