“Your Children Will Live Under Communism”
“Your children will live under Communism… You Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept Communism outright; but we will keep feeding you small doses of Socialism until you finally wake-up and find that you already have Communism. We won’t have to fight you, we’ll so weaken your economy until you fall like overripe fruit into our hands.” Nikita Khrushschev, Premier of the Soviet Union, | Read More »
Mitt Romney Doesn’t Need Teflon
Have you noticed something? Every time one of the conservative candidates in the Republican primary starts to make substantial gains against Mitt Romney, suddenly, there is a raft of bad press about them. First we learned about Representative Bachmann’s health problems; followed by Rick Perry’s goof; then there were the sexual harassment charges against Herman Cain; and now the press is dredging-up everything it can find | Read More »
Unemployment Really Isn’t 9.1%
The latest unemployment figure announced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Month of September, 2011 was 9.1%. This number has been consistent over the past three months: July through September, 2011. From September 2010 to September 2011, the increase in the number of people NOT in the labor force was 1,856,000. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the total labor force actually declined | Read More »
What is it like to be a member of a public sector union?
I am a member of a public sector union. It is not a particularly strident union. In fact, if anything, it is rather laid-back. You do not HAVE to be a member of the union to work where I do, but, it is made very clear to you that it is a very good idea for you to be a member. They are going to | Read More »
Is the United States Still a Center-right Nation?
“A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist as a permanent form of government until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury. After that, the majority always votes for the candidate promising the most benefits with the result the democracy collapses because of the lose of fiscal policy ensuing, always to be followed | Read More »