Category Archives: Financial

Just Who Are The “Extreme” Ones, Really?


Sen. Chuck Schumer accidentally revealed the Democrat budget strategy on a conference call that he was unaware news media were listening in on.  According to a report from Fox News, “Schumer had scheduled a conference call with reporters, but apparently didn’t realize journalists were already on and started giving off pointers on how to talk to reporters about the budget process.”  His instruction to fellow Democrats  was to call everything the Republicans did “extreme.” Continue reading

All Hat And No Cattle On Spending – Investors.com


You know we’re in trouble when the Senate majority leader says dealing with a $14 trillion debt might mean the end of cowboy poetry readings in northern Nevada.  (Follow link to read more.)

via All Hat And No Cattle On Spending – Investors.com.

Editorial: Is America Becoming A Welfare Nation? – Investors.com


More than one-third of all wages and salaries in this country are actually government handouts. We should be alarmed that we’ve become a nation of dependents.  (Read more at link.)

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Handouts, Morality and Common Sense – Page 1 – Walter E. Williams – Townhall Conservative


From an article by Walter Williams — We need a rule that combines our Constitution with simple morality and plain common sense. I think it immoral for Congress to forcibly take one American’s earnings and give them to another American to whom they do not belong. If a person did the same thing privately, he’d be convicted of theft and jailed. We might ask ourselves whether acts that are clearly immoral and despicable when done privately are any less so when done by Congress. Close to two-thirds of the federal budget, so-called entitlements, represent what thieves do: redistribute income.  To read more, follow the link

via Handouts, Morality and Common Sense – Page 1 – Walter E. Williams – Townhall Conservative.

Obama, Take Your High Speed Rail Money And…


The federal government is offering $8B as start up and improvement capital for various high speed rail systems throughout the US, allotting $1B over each of the next five years.  California and Florida would receive the lion’s share of the funding.  So what’s wrong with that?  High speed rail is good, right? Continue reading