Category Archives: Government Spending

And Who Else Will You Be Voting For?


It’s 2014, and a mid-term election is going to happen in less than 90 days. Want to see how it goes? You step into the voting booth, and look at all the names on the ballot. You look for the … Continue reading

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Discussing the Situation in Iraq with Silvio Canto, Jr.


Another Saturday morning cup of coffee with Silvio Canto, Jr., a fellow contributor to American Thinker, on his radio program from Dallas. Program Link

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Measure Twice, Cut Once


“Measure Twice, Cut Once” has been the mantra of knowledgeable woodworkers since time immemorial. I’d be willing to wager that phrase was one of the first things that Joseph taught Jesus when he was a boy. Obviously, our “smartest-guy-in-the-room” President … Continue reading

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What In The World Are They Thinking?


Could some lawyer reading this please tell me how willfully and publicly flouting federal law is not punished? I understand the concept of prosecutorial discretion, but that’s for the equivalent of jay-walking, not major felonies, correct? Well, I’m not talking … Continue reading

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Ending Two Wars or Just Concentrating on the War at Home?


Barack Obama constantly tells us that he has “ended two wars.” Has he really? Or have the wars of which he speaks actually continued, but in which he has chosen to refuse to play a part, while he has been … Continue reading

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Diversity for Thee, But Not For Me


The Progressive mantra of “diversity über alles” is one of the most honored shibboleths in the pantheon of the stated beliefs held by those on the left. Like all shibboleths, it is a test to see if common folk are … Continue reading

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You should really read this article by Daniel Greenfield


I spend an immense amount of time reading a seemingly endless stack of blog articles, news reports and leftist propaganda (you can’t fight back if you don’t know what they are attacking, right?). I always read anything that I can … Continue reading

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Ceteris Paribus in Government Assumptions


Have you ever noticed that the word “unexpected” keeps cropping up in announcement after announcement coming out of the White House, the various agencies within the Executive Branch and in news reports concerning the unintended consequences associated with things that … Continue reading

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Another Source for the Problems at the VA


There has been a great deal of blather in the blogosphere and a ludicrous amount of professional punditry in the MSM regarding the situation in the Veterans Administration’s ongoing health care fiasco. In the interests of full disclosure, let me … Continue reading

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Just Do Your Job, Get a Bonus


When I was a young man starting out in the world of civilian employment I was fortunate to have worked for several gentlemen who were possibly the least politically correct people on the planet. What does that mean? It means … Continue reading

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