The Federal Government – Too Big to Succeed
We continue to get bombarded almost daily by examples of political corruption and stupid political decisions. Objective media outlets will expose the real negative consequences, while the spin machines of the left and right will continue to be blinded by their own ideologies. What should frighten all of us is the collective damage these actions are wreaking on both our economy and the political foundation of our country.
The healthcare bill is nothing more than further erosion of our liberty through a greater expansion of the federal government into our personal lives. Let’s not forget the collateral damage imposed by an even larger destructive debt burden. No one argues that Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security are filled with fraud that totals over $100 billion each year (conservatively).... [continued...]
Future Prospects for Economic Liberty
One of the justifications for the massive growth of government in the 20th and now the 21st centuries, far beyond the narrow limits envisioned by the founders of our nation, is the need to promote what the government defines as fair and just. But this begs the prior and more fundamental question: What is the legitimate role of government in a free society?... [continued...]
More "Dollars and Sense"
Tribute to Sgt. Joshua M. Hardt, U.S. Army
This week, Representative Tom McClintock (R-CA4) spoke on the floor of the House to honor the death of Sgt. Joshua M. Hardt, U.S. Army. The video contains the entire speech; a portion of the transcript is included below.
I rise today to pay tribute to U.S. Army Sergeant Joshua M. Hardt of Applegate, California. He is one of the fallen... [continued...]
54 Hours of Valor – Female Marine awarded Combat “V”
First Lt. Rebecca M. Turpin received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device for her actions under enemy fire during the battalion’s last deployment to Afghanistan from October 2008 to May 2009. The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal is awarded for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service. The “V”... [continued...]
Keith Zeier, Patriot
While a Marine, Sgt. Keith Zeier served with the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion and the Marine Special Operations Battalion. In 2006, he was injured by an IED-type exposive device in Iraq, leaving him with permanent muscle and nerve damage in his right leg as well as a severe head injury. The explosion ended Sgt. Zeier’s Marine career. But it didn’t... [continued...]
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