So who emerged as the winner of the fiscal cliff deal?
Everyone, including the middle class that Obama is supposedly “saving,” has lost.
The entire fiscal cliff debacle was about one thing, and one thing only. It was a question of morality. Do people want to take responsibility for themselves, or do they [...]
An organization that has been described by many as a fourth branch of government, although it is technically independent from the government, controls all of the United States monetary policies in secret. When something that it does goes into effect, people know about. However, no one really knows anything about the deliberations that [...]
My heart goes out to all of the victims of of the September 11 terrorist attacks and their families. September 11 is a day that will forever live in infamy.
I do believe that we should, however, learn as much as we can from these attacks.
I believe that there are two principle, fundamental [...]
As a former resident of Joplin, Missouri, I am irritated, to the say the least, by the recent acts of arson against the Islamic Society building. It isn’t too surprising, though, since events like this have been occurring across the country. The main problem, though, is that politicians are encouraging it. I’m [...]
Should the U.S. allow for a market in transplant organs? Absolutely. Thousands of people of people die every year because they unable to find a kidney donation. The reason they can’t find a kidney donation is because there is no real incentive for somebody to donate a perfectly functioning kidney. Why would a rational [...]
I will be the first to admit that illegal immigrants can be harmful and act as a drain on our economy, by not paying taxes, by receiving undeserved welfare benefits, and by making business more difficult to conduct due to language barriers. However, putting government funds toward initiatives that focus on sending them [...]
Everyone knows that the U.S. harbors thousands of illegal immigrants.
The question that we should be asking with regard to illegal immigration is – do the benefits of it outweigh the costs?
Chick-Fil-A has been on fire recently for stating publicly that it doesn’t support gay marriage. So much so that even the mayors of Boston and Chicago, Menino and Emanuel, have fervently stated that they want to ban Chick-Fil-A in their respective cities. At least New York City major Bloomberg has heard of [...]
As a result of the tragic shooting at the Dark Knight Rises premiere in Aurora, Colorado, some people have begun discussing the merits of pro-gun vs anti-gun arguments; others think that it’s too soon. The two main subsections of gun control that are discussed most often are whether people should be allowed to own [...]
Have you heard? The senate held a cloture vote today to decide what to do with the Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act, also known as the DISCLOSE Act. The original version of the bill was introduced the House of Representatives by Chris Van Hollen in the House and Chuck [...]
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