Income Disparity Is Good. Seriously.

November 20, 2011

Is income disparity good?  I guess it depends who you ask.  I like it.  I mean, I always knew I wanted to make more than the next guy. That notion of wanting something better for myself and my family has always driven me to push myself to continue to excel, learn more, take risks, work […]

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Why The Union Backlash? Actually, what was the US Waiting For?

March 15, 2011

There’s been a lot of news about unions during the past 2 years – probably more-so than I can remember compared to prior years.  Much of the attention has been negative – both anti-Union and anti-governors that are enacting legislation that curtails everything from collective bargaining rights to wage/pension/healthcare concessions.  Seeing as how union membership […]

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OUTRAGE in Wisconsin: Dems FLEE the STATE to Avoid Union Vote

February 17, 2011

In a spectacle that will be sure to be remembered for years to come, Wisconsin lawmakers literally FLED THE STATE in order to avoid voting on a measure to basically allow public sector employees to be treated like the rest of us – you know, contribute money to retirement and health care, get raises in […]

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Americans, How Do You Feel About Bailing the Whole EU? You’re About to Find Out

December 1, 2010

While it wasn’t widely publicized previously, US taxpayers have already subtly bailed out two failing EU nations via IMF loans.  See, when Greece was on the verge of default, and now Ireland, part of the loan package was via IMF funding, of which the US is the largest shareholder at 17%.  Given the Hundreds of […]

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Do the Debt Doomsayers Actually WANT the US To Fail?

November 28, 2010

No, they’re trying to get your attention.  Today, Ireland agreed to an EU/IMF bailout package that has essentially subjected every family in Ireland to a generation of debt slavery.  The sad part is, there was no simple solution.  Some would say the Irish should have just defaulted on their debt, letting the banks the public […]

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US Deficit Panel Recommendations: Cuts, Cuts, Cuts

November 10, 2010

Today, Obama’s fiscal commission released initial proposals to curtail the burgeoning US deficit.  While it’s only a “preliminary report” and there’s no telling what, if anything from it will actually be instituted by the administration and Congress in the coming years, here are some serious game-changing recommendations: What The Deficit Panel Wants to Cut Defense […]

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