Archives for 2009

Can Capitalism Be Saved? Let’s Take Back America

Socialism: a system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state. Capitalism: An economic system in which the means of production and distribution are owned and controlled by private individuals and businesses for profit. According to the above definitions, the United States was clearly a capitalist… [More…]

Healthcare Reform Proposals Endanger Your Health

President Obama’s “Healthcare Reform” proposals are enough to make any right-thinking person feel sick, for three main reasons.  First and foremost, this system substitutes coercion for choice.  It will take away peoples’ ability to work with healthcare providers to make their own medical decisions.   Secondly, it will drive up healthcare costs and taxes for everyone. … [More…]

Legislators Reconsider Medical Malpractice Bill

Those of us who lived in Nevada in 2002 remember when medical malpractice insurance premiums were so high that physicians were leaving Nevada in droves. Doctors refused to move here from other states, and high-risk specialists like obstetricians moved away or stopped delivering babies. The situation became so critical that the governor called an emergency… [More…]

Employee Free Choice Act: Don’t let the name fool you

The union leaders and political activists behind the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) must be having a good laugh at the expense of folks who actually believe it offers free choice to employees. What’s not so funny is that this dangerous piece of legislation stands a good chance of passing in Congress this spring unless… [More…]

Tough Times, Tough Choices: Governor’s Budget Deserves Support

If you suddenly discovered your household income for 2009 would be about 30 percent less than what you had budgeted to spend, what would you do? Wouldn’t you sit down with your family and look for ways to drastically cut expenses? This is the same situation the state of Nevada is in, but when Governor… [More…]