Share |

Arguing Obamacare In My Sleep

I had a dream last night that I was trying to explain why Obamacare is bad to a former pastor.

read more

Gun Ownership: Why It’s Important

More and more, I hear the outcry from someone in the media, whose opinion should be irrelevant on the subject, making the case for stricter gun control laws.  Many even suggest an Australia or UK style gun ban in the United States.  Most recently, this occurred following the murder-suicide of KC Chiefs player, Jovan Belcher.  My...

read more

Was the Housing Crash Avoidable, and Is It Over?

I was recently reading the 1946 economics text, Economics in One Lesson, by renowned 20th century economist Henry Hazlitt, when I came across this gem: “The advocates of government-guaranteed mortgages also forget that what is being lent is ultimately real capital, which is limited in supply, and that they are helping...

read more

Why Social Security Won’t Be Around For You

Want to know why Social Security is insolvent?  Here’s the governments own statistics.  Straight from the Social Security Administration.       Year / Workers (thousands) / Beneficiaries (thousands) / Ratio 1940 / 35,390 / 222 / 159.4 to 1 2011 / 132,600 / 60,403 / 2.2 to 1 Avg. Monthly benefit: $1,177 Median...

read more

A Fix For Healthcare?

This is not an insurance sales pitch, I promise.  Do you have auto insurance?  Do you have home insurance?  Do you have health insurance?  Do you notice any substancial difference between the first two and the latter?  Typically insurance is designed to cover catastrophic events, while predicting risk in order to keep costs...

read more

If U.S. Citizenship didn’t exist until 1868: Part III

Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any...

read more

In Defense of Iran: A Recent History of US Provocation

It seems as though a single day does not go by that we are not bombarded by media pundits or government officials beating the war drums for a war with Iran. Very seldom do we hear serious discussion regarding the potential catastrophic consequences of a war with Iran. If we are to seriously consider yet another costly war, it is the...

read more

If U.S. Citizenship didn’t exist until 1868: Part II

Apr 11, 12 If U.S. Citizenship didn’t exist until 1868: Part II

Posted by in Featured, History, Legislation, Politics

There is still ongoing debate whether or not the states had a natural right to secede, many of the founders described a concurrent belief in their writings. We won’t dwell on that in this article, that’s a topic for another time. One thing that’s certain is Lincoln wasn’t going to allow it to happen, right or...

read more

If U.S. Citizenship didn’t exist until 1868, to whom does the Bill of Rights apply?

Apr 09, 12 If U.S. Citizenship didn’t exist until 1868, to whom does the Bill of Rights apply?

Posted by in Featured, History, Legislation, Politics

This is a very interesting topic I have come across and been researching. It’s also very in depth, so I think it will be discussed in several segments. Firstly a little history on the subject. When the Bill of Rights was ratified into the first ten amendments to the U.S. constitution there was only one type of person it could...

read more