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  • Obama Microeconomics: Guns are Butter

    01/09/2012 5:41:55 PM PST · by Fitzy_888 · 4 replies
    right now | vanity
    In November 2011 there where 1.5 million background checks for gun purchases and in December 2011 there were even more. A total of 3+ million gun sales in 60 days. (Merry Christmas!) Let’s play with these numbers based on gross statistics, neglecting multiple gun purchases (no stats) per person we have: Roughly, 1 in 100 persons in the US bought a gun in 60 days. 1 in 194,000 persons bought a Chevy Volt in those 60 days. 10,000 Chevy Volts was the 2011 production target for Government Motors and they fell short of that target. 10,000 guns were sold every...
  • Entitlement Programs: A Plan to End Them

    10/30/2011 5:19:53 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 34 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/30/2011 | Amit Ghate
    Untangling ourselves from entitlements will restore our solvency and our spirit. America’s financial situation is precarious. Over the past eight years our national debt has doubled to $14.5 trillion, and our total unfunded liabilities now exceed an astonishing $114 trillion. That’s $1,115,000 per federal income taxpayer. Even the most unrepentant spendthrift understands that these debts and liabilities are unsupportable, nor can they be solved by immorally targeting the rich. Instead, we must enact immediate, across-the-board spending cuts, with special emphasis on the biggest components of our financial wreck: Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. These entitlement programs constitute the majority of...
  • Romney: 'Strong military, strong economy, strong families'

    12/25/2007 8:13:02 PM PST · by bw17 · 122 replies · 69+ views
    Romney: 'Strong military, strong economy, strong families' At a time when the challenges we face as a nation are formidable, complex, divisive, political and dangerous, America needs a leader with energy, intellect, vision, charisma and experience. In his party's field of presidential candidates, Mitt Romney stands out as such an individual. Today we endorse Romney as the Republican we support in the Jan. 3 Iowa Caucuses. Romney combines an outsider's new face with a proven track record of success as an executive in both the private and public sectors. As a businessman, the president and chief executive officer of the...
  • Romney: 'Strong military, strong economy, strong families'

    12/23/2007 8:19:52 AM PST · by GOP_Lady · 184 replies · 157+ views
    Sioux City Journal ^ | 12-23-07 | Editorial Staff
    Romney: 'Strong military, strong economy, strong families' At a time when the challenges we face as a nation are formidable, complex, divisive, political and dangerous, America needs a leader with energy, intellect, vision, charisma and experience. In his party's field of presidential candidates, Mitt Romney stands out as such an individual. Today we endorse Romney as the Republican we support in the Jan. 3 Iowa Caucuses. Romney combines an outsider's new face with a proven track record of success as an executive in both the private and public sectors. As a businessman, the president and chief executive officer of the...
  • Is it 2005 or 1965? How can you tell?

    09/22/2005 3:35:39 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 46 replies · 1,651+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | September 22, 2005 | Andrew Cassel
    The war on the other side of the world isn't going so well, and opposition at home is starting to grow. But the administration says we have to stay the course.Meanwhile, shocking images of loss and destruction in a major American city, including a breakdown of law and order with ugly racial overtones, have been broadcast around the world.The President, conscious that his image as a can-do Texan is eroding, decides on dramatic steps.Taking to the airwaves, he announces a massive federal response. Washington will provide as much money as needed to rebuild the affected urban areas.Funds will pour in...
  • Poor Leadership Will Produce A Poor Nation

    01/10/2005 8:16:57 AM PST · by Willie Green · 52 replies · 998+ views
    AmericanEconomicAlert.org ^ | Monday, January 10, 2005 | William R. Hawkins
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. HOW POOR IS THE UNITED STATES? When President George W. Bush addressed newly elected members of Congress at the White House January 3, he spoke of doing "big things" in his second term. One of these "big things" was leading the relief efforts in South Asia in the wake of the tsunami that devastated coastal areas from Indonesia to Africa. Another was reforming the U.S. tax system with an emphasis on lower rates. What the president failed to realize, both in this instance and in regard to other issues related to...
  • Dean: A Prophet Ahead of His Time?

    01/07/2004 8:44:03 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 11 replies · 259+ views
    WND.com ^ | 01-07-04 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    Dean: A prophet ahead of his time? Posted: January 7, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com WASHINGTON, D.C. – Within four weeks, the Democratic nominee will probably be known, and this city believes it will almost surely be Howard Dean. The Iowa caucuses on Jan. 19, the New Hampshire primary on Jan. 27, and the South Carolina primary on Feb. 3, same day as half a dozen other caucuses and primaries, will tell the tale. The shrillness and savagery of the attacks on Dean by rival Democrats like Joe Lieberman underscore the point. They all understand that if Dean...
  • {Buchanan Calls} George W. Bush "Man of the Year"

    12/31/2003 5:51:49 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 20 replies · 209+ views
    WND.com ^ | 12-31-03 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    George W. Bush: Man of the year Posted: December 31, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 Creators Syndicate, Inc. As Person of the Year, 2003, Time has chosen the American Soldier, a decision with which no patriot will quarrel. Whatever one believed about the necessity, wisdom or justice of the Iraq war, the American soldier did his duty and did it admirably well. But if the old standards had prevailed at Time – What man had the greatest impact on world affairs, for good or ill, in 2003? – the Man of the Year would have to have been George...