Monthly Archives: September 2012

How To Pay For Social Security Is The Wrong Question


How to pay for Social Security is the wrong question.  The real question we should be asking ourselves is should the federal government even be in the retirement fund business.  The same thing applies to health care.  Is it the federal government’s purview to be supplying public health insurance. Continue reading

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Ten Obama Quotes About Christianity


I received the following list of quotes by Barack Obama about Christianity to my Facebook page today, and following it is my comment, contending with Obama’s ideas.

#1 “Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation.”

#2 “We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation.”

#3 “Which passages of scripture should guide our public policy? Should we go with Leviticus, which suggests slavery is OK and that eating shellfish is an abomination? Or we could go with Deuteronomy which suggest stoning your child if he strays from the faith?” Continue reading

Will The Government Welfare Dependants Be Rioting In The Streets? I Don’t See Any Other Future.


I was thinking today, discussing the topic with a friend, about how the welfare/nanny state came to be. Over the last half century, liberals have cultivated a huge voting block by promising endless government programs to redistribute American wealth from the “haves,” the earners, to the “have-nots,” who depend on government largess for their subsistence. I wondered what will be the future of this country? If the programs (and the debt) continue to grow, taxing the working class producers in order to provide more for the greedy piglets sucking at the teats of the huge government sow (and they’re the ones calling big business greedy!) eventually the sow will run dry. Either workers will quit working at their ever increasingly fruitless labors, because government taxes them beyond their ability to support themselves, or businesses leave the US for a more business friendly climate, leaving their employees jobless. Either way, there is greater demand on government resources and less and less revenue coming in.

The other scenario is Continue reading