What is the Direction of American Democracy?

While I have never identified with the libertarians, I’ve always believed in minimizing Government intervention. During this time of unprecedented involvement by our Federal Government, it’s useful to reflect on some pertinent quotes on the subject from influential Americans over the

Government Keeps Growing Larger

It doesn’t matter if it’s Republicans or Democrats, the US Goverment keeps growing… Insightful comments from Mark Steyn:  Even in America, federal spending (in inflation-adjusted 2007 dollars) has gone from $600 billion in 1965 to $3 trillion today. The Heritage Foundation

A Great Writer has Died

A great writer has passed on… Michael Crichton, author of Andromeda Strain, Jurassic Park, and many other stories, died yesterday. His early novel, Andromeda Strain, had such an impact on me as a young boy that it influenced my decision to choose

Urine Tests for Everyone?

An interesting one from Joe Knecht I work, they pay me.  I pay my taxes, and the government distributes my taxes as they see fit.  To earn that pay check, I work on a rig site for a Fort McMurray construction

Interesting Quote About Banking

Who said this?: “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks

Regaining Economic Prosperity

Leonard and I spent a couple of hours at the Air Force Museum on Saturday, concentrating our visit on exhibits associated with the aerospace industry from 1900 to 1920.   We discussed how the Wright brothers depended upon the work of