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Ending Public Housing at HUD

Ending Public Housing at HUD

So, with the idea of urban renewal and overall economic revival, just what can Ben Carson do to reform the current nation’s public housing? How about by eliminating it? Here’s a few ideas.

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How Trump Can Drain a Lot of the Swamp

How Trump Can Drain a Lot of the Swamp

It’s time to play hardball. If the Trump administration wants to be able to enact the President-elect’s agenda in the relatively short time that is available, the biggest obstacle may not be Congress. There are problems there to be sorted out, to be sure. The biggest problem will be with the federal workforce itself, leaking to the press like a sieve and undermining the administration at every turn.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

The Need for Change at HHS

HHS, where Rep. Price is headed, has 72,000 employees and a budget of almost $1.1 trillion — $8,800 per every American household. It consumes one-quarter of the federal budget and is twice the size of the defense department, the second largest department in the federal government.

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Election Misdirection (So You’ll Continue to Ignore the Important Stuff)

Election Misdirection (So You’ll Continue to Ignore the Important Stuff)

The admitted-to U.S. national debt is $19 TRILLION…and growing. Just awhile back our distinguished Congress appropriated another $1 TRILLION just to operate the government for one year! Think about that for a minute…Then think about some other things.

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Personal Ownership to Solve a Major Financial Crisis

Personal Ownership to Solve a Major Financial Crisis

Whether we’re talking about state governments or the federal government, it’s time to move government programs into the 21st century. This means giving individuals control over their own lives and resources through private ownership. This will create individual wealth and solve our government fiscal crises.

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It’s the Congress, Stupid!

I’ll admit that I’ve done my share of Obama-bashing.The fact is, however, that he couldn’t have done nearly as much damage to the U.S. economy, military and social fabric without the meek acquiescence of the Congress.

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Social Security Headed for Substantial Cuts in 13 Years

Social Security Headed for Substantial Cuts in 13 Years

Social Security has been called a Ponzi scheme because it is not an investment program. The taxes paid by those currently working pay the retirement benefits of those currently retired. But this scheme has become increasingly unviable as our population has changed and aged.

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How Much Government is ‘Enough Government’?

How Much Government is ‘Enough Government’?

How much government is “enough government” to get the job done? We now live in an era where we no longer care what our nation’s highest law says, and lawlessness is the order of the day, taxers and spenders look for things to take away from the private sector and put into the hands of government.

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The Tea Party in 2016

The Tea Party in 2016

It’s been exactly 7 years since Rick Santelli’s Feb. 19, 2009 emotional appeal against foreclosure bailouts on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, arguing on behalf of homeowners who paid their bills on time and in full who were being asked to also assume the costs of their neighbors who were delinquent in their payments and not credit-worthy to begin with.

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Obama’s $4 Trillion Federal Budget with Morphine Provision

Obama’s $4 Trillion Federal Budget with Morphine Provision

Utilizing sympathy for the poor, emotional pleas for the less fortunate, and empathy for people who are not rich, the federal government treacherously steals wealth, property and the ability to pursue happiness from most Americans and instead gives the “morphine” of entitlement to addicted people among their ranks.

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