Tag Archive for "Government Dependence"

A Simple Allegory About Taxes Using Beer

  Maybe people will understand Obama’s proposed tax system better if I use beer instead of taxes. Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100 and if they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this: The…
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Are We Living Orwell’s 1984?

  George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four was one of those books that I read at just at the right point in my life to have a real long-term impact on my philosophy.  When I read it 35 years ago. I reasonably drew parallels to events going on at that time in the communist world.  Never in my…
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We Are Creating A Completely Helpless Society

  I haven’t had a really good rant in a long time and I figure that a quiet Saturday evening is as good as time as any to brush the dust off of my rambling anger.  This one started with the most innocent of things, the appraisal of my house for a refinance.  We were…
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Conservative Voter Guide (Part 3) – Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association – California Initiatives

Here is the third in our series of voter guides, this time put together for by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.  Once again, these recommendations do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Thinking Right Blog.   Prop. 30: Income and sales tax increase 7.05.2012 | INITIATIVES Raises California’s base sales tax from 7.25% to 7.5% for…
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The Presidential Candidates, Social Issues, and the Constitution (Part 2)

  Several years ago if you asked the average U.S. citizen what form of government we had, they would have most likely have answered; “A democracy.”  In very recent years it has been said enough times in the media that the U.S. was founded as a federation that I now believe most citizens accept that fact. However,…
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The Moral Case For Free Enterprise Explained With Pie

From our good friends at “Chicks On The Right” This video made me smile. Mainly because I love the notion of a free market America. But I also like pie.   Check out this piece and the rest of their great stuff at http://chicksontheright.com/categories/the-makeover-and-or-miscellaneous/item/23170-the-moral-case-for-free-enterprise-explained-with-pie#pagejump

Stop Listening to Politicians!

Why do I say this? Is it because everyone knows politicians will say anything to get elected (or reelected) or is it because everyone knows that politicians lie? No, it is because it is a very poor predictor of what a politician will do or try to do if they are elected or reelected. Anyone old…
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Romney Destroys Obama

When I am on the same page with Chris Matthews of MSNBC you know that there is virtually universal agreement.  Last night Governor Romney simply obliterated a depleted and unprepared Obama.  Head hanging, defeated and submissive body language, Obama knew he was simply out of his league from the start.  Just to lay the ground…
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Howard Stern’s Funny But Tragic Interviews With Obama Supporters

{EAV:2eb10abc181e68e9} Four years ago Howard Stern sent one of his staffers into Harlem to ask Obama supporters what they thought about his campaign promises, only thing is that they intentionally swapped Obama’s and McCain’s policies.  Sadly, all of the Obama supporters sad that they fully supported McCain’s policies and choices (pro-life, Sarah Palin) when they…
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What is the Biggest Problem Facing America Today?

Image Courtesy of The American   Ask three people this question and you will undoubtedly get at least 3 different answers. One answer might be Iran developing a nuclear bomb; another might be Islamic Terrorists; and a third might be the growing tensions in the Middle-east. I think the biggest problem facing American today is…
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What Is The Proper Role of Government?

This will be the first edition of point/counterpoint where one side of the political spectrum will debate with someone from the other side.  In this first edition, Geoff Willis presents the “Point”  while Deborah Rosenthal presents the “Counterpoint.” POINT – The Constitution Protects The Power Of The People FROM the Government, It Does Not Create…
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When You Need A Helping Hand

  To understand why I chose this title you need to know a little of my background. I was born during The Great Depression and am the youngest of six boys. My father had been diagnosed with an advanced case of tuberculosis, been hospitalized for many months in various sanitariums in the Los Angeles basin,…
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