Stimulus: Reloaded

In a forum generally left for major events; that is, State of the Union addresses, declarations of war, etc., the President took the podium Thursday evening to pitch his jobs plan to the nation.  Rather, he took the podium this evening in front of a Joint Session of Congress to pitch his first major campaign…

Terrorism: Redefined?

For those individuals living in a cave on September 11th, 2001, I would like to introduce a few groups that the U.S. State Department deems as “foreign terrorist organizations.” I thought that by doing so, it might help people understand the true meaning of the word “terrorism. There are 48 on the foreign list: We’ll…

“I inherited….a AAA credit rating…”

For the first time in U.S. History, our financial standing in the world has been downgraded. Our credit rating was given the boot by Standard and Poor’s, (“S&P”) after repeated warnings of the possibility.  Our AAA credit rating, since its establishment in 1917, has endured World War I, the Great Depression, FDR’s big-spending presidency,  World…

Reaganomics = Obamanomics?

In what appeared to be a desperate hope to find someone with an ounce of credibility to help defend his tax-and-spend plans for the country, the President has once again called upon the words of an otherwise ideological enemy. In Monday night’s address to the nation, President Obama quoted the late President Reagan: “Would you…