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A Quote for America

“As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and … Continue reading

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A Planet In Collapse

Matt Nesto has a video and brief article up over at Yahoo! Finance that sets a dark tone for the short-term future of the world economy: “Around the world, the single narrative of collapse has taken hold,” says Ed Dempsey, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“Welfare’s purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.” -Ronald Reagan

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Chart-Fu: Welfare Spending

From John Hinderaker at Powerline: The explosion in welfare spending during the Obama administration has, of course, done nothing to reduce the poverty rate. On the contrary. Investors Business Daily editorializes: Consider that almost a half-century ago, President Johnson thought … Continue reading

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Why is California Boned? Reason 2,164

National Review’s Nash Keune takes aim at one of my favorite targets, California, and its bloated welfare rolls: California is the nation’s welfare queen: The state accounts for one-third of America’s welfare recipients, though it only contains one-eighth of the … Continue reading

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Shared Misery: The Fruit of Socialism

From Investors Business Daily: The Obama Record: May’s weak jobs report further confirms the president’s policies are failing to help the economy. This is, indeed, the worst recovery since the Depression. Negative superlatives associated with this presidency keep piling up. … Continue reading

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There’s a Reason California is Boned

From Breitbart, “59% of Californians Happy to Raise Taxes“: Despite the fact that the projected budget deficit has risen from $9.2 billion to $16 billion, and despite the fact that Brown wants an $0.0025 increase (1/4 of a cent) in … Continue reading

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