Independence Day 2013: Freedom Fighters Wanted

As Americans celebrate Independence Day this month, it’s fitting to ask how much freedom U.S. citizens really have in 2013, and how much we have handed over to the federal government. I won’t say the feds have taken our freedom away from us, because they’ve done so with our permission. Ever since the FDR administration,… [More…]

Entitlements & Handouts: The Big Lie

In case you’re wondering why the U.S. economy is in such a mess, consider this sobering statistic: for the first time since the Great Depression, U.S. households received more in cash handouts from the government in 2010 ($2.3 trillion) than they paid in taxes ($2.2 trillion).  Census Bureau numbers from 2009 show that 59 percent… [More…]

The Tea Party Movement: Terrorists or Patriots?

The Tea Party movement has been the target of vicious verbal attacks recently, and they seem to be escalating.  Indiana Congressman Andre Carson, a member of the Black Congressional Caucus, said, “Some of them in Congress right now with this Tea Party movement would love to see you and me… hanging on a tree,” and… [More…]