Category Archives: Government

How to fix Election Disenfranchisement in the U.S.A.

Recently I received a call from a political action group – which will remain unnamed – trying to allow anyone to vote in primary elections. I thought this was strange because from what I know, anyone over the age of 18, who’s a U.S.A. citizen, hasn’t been convicted of a felony, and who’s willing to […]


Constitution Day: A forgotten holiday?

Did you know that September 17th is the U.S.A. Constitution Day? Most people don’t. It is the day the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution in 1787. We should be mindful of the role the U.S. Constitution has played in the success of our own lives. We live some of the freest and most affluent […]


Why have govenrment at all?

Government doesn’t produce anything like a business, but it can help create an environment were entrepreneurs are safe to start and run successful businesses. I wouldn’t say government produces nothing, it’s more that government is really only good at producing a few basic things: everything else is wasteful when done through government.  I wouldn’t start […]


National NDAA protest day in Dallas, Texas at Pegasus Plaza

Today, February 3rd, 2012, across the United States, people have been out protesting section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act; quietly signed into law by Barak Obama on New Years eve. In Dallas people from a number of freedom loving groups, including the Libertarian Party, Tea Party, Texas Liberty Campaign, Dallas Activism for Ron […]


Texas 2011 elections heat up with proposed constitutional amendments

This November 8th, people all over Texas will head to the polls, to vote on ten proposed constitutional amendments. Many groups have already piped up on these amendments to provide there recommendations, including the Texas Eagle Forum, The Liberty Institute, and Others. The Libertarian party even made a bold statement that they felt none of […]


Democrocy or Republic?

I have often heard the notion that the United States of America’s federal government is Democracy, yet when I was in High School Social Studies class, some 20 or so years ago, they taught me that it was a Democratic-Republic. However, according to the 1906 American Historical Review, as record by Constitution co-signer James McHenry, […]


Jim Babka comments on Cut, Cap, and Balance

Are Republicans Powerless or Are They Conning You? Is Cut, Cap, and Balance a way to hustle the grassroots and the Tea Party? Akron, OH – “Republican politicians are pretending to act, but they’re actually playacting,” says Jim Babka, President of DownsizeDC.org, Inc. “House Republicans could balance the budget right now, simply by refusing to […]


Inflation over the last two years of Obama

Two years ago, Barack Obama was inaugurated as president of the United States .  Are you better off today than you were two years ago? Numbers don’t lie, and here are the data on the impact he has had on the lives of Americans: January 2009 January 2011 % chg Source Avg. retail price/gallon gas […]


How to balance the massive U.S. federal government budget.

First of all, if you’re not certain why we should even try to balance the Federal Budget, you may find a previous artical of mine helpful. After a couple of temporary funding bills, Congress has finally passed a budget to keep the government running for the rest of the fiscal year (about 6 months).  This […]


The Controversy over Christmas

The Christmas Grinchs are back again this year, despite all the progress I though I saw last year with people protesting those establishments that attempted to remove “Christmas” from their stores due to a fear over offending a few customers.  It just seems like bad business to me, to remove from your store any references […]


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