What Happens When States Fuel Their Own Economy, Naturally?

GMC nearly collapsed, so the Federal government bailed them out. Did that help GMC become a financially stable company? I don't think so! Unfortunately, government bailouts are nothing new and rarely help the problem. False economies are yet another, but very similar, problem - to help the recession or high unemployment rate, the federal government, and sometimes state … [Read more...]

Gerry Connolly – Wishful Thinking

Today I see a Facebook post by Gerry Connolly, our entrenched leftist Congressman from northern Virginia.  Like most leftists in Congress, Connolly thinks that the government exists to take money from some, and hand it out to others.  Worse, his arguments against real, grownup approaches to solving problems, are misguided at best and downright sophomoric at worst. So Gerry … [Read more...]

Just What The Hell Is Fair?

After a couple months off, time to get back at it.  The election is right around the corner and we have to stand on every high rock and shout about how the left wants to take your freedom. But that's not what this post is about, per se.  Rather, today I want to talk about fairness. We hear Obama talking about how he wants "...millionaires and billionaires to pay their … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Fix The Economy (That Obama Will Never Do)

There is a great discussion going on over at Political Realities.  The article is all about how Obama is (purposefully?) destroying the US economy and position in the world.  It is this article that inspired a recent posts here about Obama's failures. This got me thinking... What SHOULD Obama be doing? Well, it didn't take long to come up with a short list of things … [Read more...]

The Truth Behind the Unemployment Rate

Did you know that the way the government makes the unemployment rate go down is by removing the total number of people from the work force? The unemployment rate is a sham and a lie. The Bureau of Labor Statistics simply removes unemployed people from the unemployment calculation. If you stop looking for work completely - if you just give up - the BLS doesn't count you … [Read more...]