Collective Money!? When Did Anybody’s Earnings Become the People’s Dollars?
“Big Oil certainly doesn’t need the collective money of taxpayers in this country,” said Senator Robert Menendez. “This is as good a time as any in terms of pain at the pump and in revenues needed for deficit reduction.” – (HT: New York Times) It seems that The Democrats have a strategy for addressing the higher gas prices that are killing American consumers. They intend | Read More »
All Is Deemed Well As The Budget Process Unravels
I am going to make a grand pronouncement. Perhaps a grand pronouncement that will be filled with that which fertilizes the corn and attracts swarms of flies and dung beetles. But nevertheless, I believe our current dissolving budget process will argue strongly in favor of the proposition that all powerful and centralized governments devolve into dictatorships driven by aristocracies of pull. I make this grand | Read More »
What A Failed Auction Abroad Should Tell America
The United States of America has spent the last year embarked upon a dangerous experiment; of dubious provenance, with no foreseeable outcome that doesn’t end up in tears. Our nation has shifted towards statist policies; at truly alarming rates. So rapidly have we nationalized that our open-minded and wonderful President forgot that he owned the corporation that produced Scott Brown’s pick-up truck when he mocked | Read More »