Government Shutdown Didn’t Kill Economy

It was guaranteed. The Republicans destroyed the economy last month with the government shutdown. That’s what we were told would happen. Fortunately, it didn’t kill much. In fact, the numbers are much better than expected. What effect did the government shutdown really have? It gave us something to gripe about. It pointed to the partisan nature of the way the …

A Letter from Sen. Corker to the President that Deserves a Response

All of the points are legitimate. All of the statements are factual. With the American economy on the brink of collapse and the President doing everything he can to point fingers without performing the appropriate actions to fulfill the promise of good faith negotiations, this is one letter that absolutely deserves a prompt and public response. View the entire PDF …

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Most Americans Seem Okay with Raising Taxes as Long as it’s Not Their Taxes

There seems to be a growing sentiment in the population that taxes are okay. The thought of raising taxes on the rich is arguably one of the primary reasons President Obama won re-election. Today’s America tends to accept an anti-business, semi-socialist mentality of redistribution of wealth in a way that is truly terrifying. Buzzwords like “fair share” filled the campaign …

Obama Wanted to Reduce Interest Paid on Federal Debt

The challenges facing Barack Obama were apparent before he took office. A month into his term, he acknowledged that the problems needed to be addressed immediately and stated that he wanted to halt the growth of the national debt, including reductions of the $250 billion in interest that were paid towards it the year before. Since then, the numbers have …