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, citizens have stopped insisting that the government adhere … [Read more...] about Independence Day 2013: Freedom Fighters Wanted
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 of Americans get at least one federal benefit … [Read more...] about Entitlements & Handouts: The Big Lie
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 Carson’s spokesman wrote, “The Tea Party is protecting its … [Read more...] about The Tea Party Movement: Terrorists or Patriots?