The Candy Economy: Remembering Halloween

Speaking earlier with a co-worker today, I began to reminisce about the different impressions of people’s houses and the state of things in general based solely on the candy we got in our plastic pumpkin buckets as children and young teens.  The “Rich” houses: We always knew the rich houses right away.  For starters, we … Continue reading

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Education and Tax Money : More Money Does Not Necessarily Mean More Graduates

The current state of our economy and what seems like an endless amount of government hands in our pockets on an increasing scale has prompted me to write this post. In conjunction with the obvious problems on a national scale my local school district is joining with the state to propose a state amendment that would prohibit the state from taking money from education.

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April 15th 2009 : Tax Day Words for the Tea Party

Many of you are well enough off that the tax cuts may have helped you. We’re saying that for America to get back on track, we’re probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.
Hillary Clinton

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How could this Happen to America? : How is it that Democracies Fail?

For those people who think I may be a little (or a lot) nutty about this, please answer me this one question. What do you think happens to an economy that does not back its currency on tangible assets, like gold, and is based soley on “the full faith and credit” of the government; when the government does nothing but borrow more money, print more money, and promise more money?

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How much is a Trillion? : Can you say National Debt, I knew you could.

Since I love numbers, and I especially like to see what the numbers mean in context; I came up with some comparative figures for your enjoyment. After all when someone says a Billion dollars is “just a drop in the bucket”, shouldn’t we know how big that bucket is?

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