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March 27, 2011

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ENERGY PRICES ESCALATE Are you annoyed by the escalating price at the pump? If so, you’ve joined legions of Americans accustomed to a lifestyle of easy and seemingly painless energy consumption. We believe that we have a God given right to fuel hogging SUVs, two or three refrigerators per household, and old-fashioned light bulbs that […]

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March 20, 2011

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SOCIAL SECURITY BONDS NOT WORTHLESS Charles Krauthammer says the Treasury bonds issued to the Social Security Administration for the us of my payroll taxes for something other than Social Security checks are worthless (“Social Security Empty Box.”) You mean to tell me there is thought about reneging on the social Security Trust Fund? Renege and […]

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March 13, 2011

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CUT BUDGETS, CREATE¬† JOBS? The Wisconsin governor says that cutting $900 million from education and $500 million from health care, not to mention outlawing public employee unions, will create 250,000 jobs. Wow! The only thing better would be doubling the cuts, make that $2.8 billion from kids and sick people, and getting 500,000 jobs. Why, […]

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March 6, 2011

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HIGHER TAXES WILL FIX ECONOMY In politics, simple phrases can hide complex agendas. The budget debate offers the perfect stage for mounting “home truths” that are not quite true. Let’s air a few examples. Big government, not the Bush tax cuts, created the deficits. Yes, higher spending including the wars plus a deep recession, helped […]