I’ve been thinking about what I’d like a candidate for office this year to stand for… Here’s my list: A strong dollar – Over the last decade the dollar has fallen in value and we’re paying for it in the form of higher prices for food, oil and gas among other things. Strengthening the dollar […]
Here are two great columns from The Wall Street Journal. If you haven’t already read them you should. The first, The Republican Health-Care Surrender by Dick Armey details one of the biggest problems Republicans are facing… Their complete surrender on health care. I don’t want government run health care I have private health care insurance […]
It gives me no joy to say this but the Republican Party is headed for a fall… They’re going to lose the White House and more seats in the house and senate in November unless they get a clue. They’ve alienated the party’s conservative base, they have no agenda, no ideas, and no clue about […]
The only thing worse than a trip to the gas pump these days is listening to John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama talk about energy policy. John McCain and Hillary Clinton both say they’ll bring us relief at the pump with a temporary moratorium on the 18.4 cent per gallon federal gas tax. To […]
Can we put an end to the recession talk at least for now? The last time I checked a recession was defined as two or more consecutive quarters of negative growth. So far we haven’t had a single quarter of negative growth so all this talk of a recession is, well, premature. Make no mistake […]
Take a couple of minutes to read Jerry Bowyer’s “Don’t Blame the Markets” OpEd in the New York Sun today it does a good job laying out how we got to where we are in the current sub prime mortgage mess.
Disgusting is about the nicest thing I can say about the cover of the April 21st issue of Time Magazine. There are somethings that are sacred, that symbolize courage and selflessness Joe Rosenthal’s photograph of Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima is one of them. Time’s decision to alter that photograph by removing our […]
Is it me or has the world gone nuts? I picked up my local paper this morning and there was front page story on two 13 year olds being arrested for threatening to shoot a public school teacher. I’ll be the first one to admit I had more than a few disagreements with my teachers […]