Jason Furman’s Big Lie

 

When the Congressional Budget Office projections came out on February 4, it was exactly what yours truly expected. After all, every time the government meddles in the economy the regulations end up causing trouble, which invariably means a loss of jobs. Obamacare was not going to be an exception. The only issue was what [...]

Frustration in Houston (And Elsewhere)

It was Friday, and the last day of January 2014. On my way home from my day job I was listening to the evening drive time show on our local independent radio station KSEV 700. Because Dan Patrick, one of the station’s long time hosts and a member of the Texas Senate, was running for [...]

A Party Divided

It was 2011 and the San Francisco 49’ers season ended in a loss to the New York Giants in the NFC title game. With a new coaching staff Quarterback Alex Smith, who had languished previously, seemed to have hit his stride. But just eight games into the 2012 season Smith suffered a concussion and was [...]

The Senate and Federalism – A Failure of Checks and Balances

When the Constitution was amended in 1913 to allow election of U.S. Senators by public vote it was a major change in the way in which the federal government operated. It also radically changed the power structure within the legislature, to the effect that one of the major checks on federal power was removed, paving [...]

Comments on the Washington Paradox

The Washington Paradox is a short essay published by the political organization known as “Get Out of Our House” (aka GOOOH). Their primary focus appears to be “firing congress” and replacing current elected representatives with others who will be more inclined to serve the American people.

 

The essay centers on one critical fact; that [...]

In Memoriam – Việt Dzũng

VietDzungThe 2013 Christmas Season has seen the passing of a great Vietnamese Patriot

 

The Christmas Season is generally seen as a time of enjoyment and of all good things; family reunions, gifts and religious observances. But 2013 brought a particularly unfortunate event to the [...]

Fast Food Workers May Be Destroying Their Own Jobs

burgers001The recent push for a fifteen-dollar per hour minimum by burger flippers may result in their replacement by the ultimate substitute; technology.

Some weeks ago my wife forwarded to me an email featuring a new technology marvel; the automatic hamburger-making machine. Capable of producing 320 [...]

Book Review: Murder From Within

Murder from within Fred Newcomb and Perry Adams make a case blaming Vice President Johnson for he assassination of President Kennedy.

 

 

 

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Abusing the Fourth Amendment

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Liberty and Tyranny

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