Archive for January 28th, 2012

How Government Bribes You With Your Own Money

How Government Bribes You With Your Own Money

Bill Whittle’s latest Firewall explains how politicians buy votes at the vote pump. We look at where federal revenue comes from, and where it is spent. We find that 60% of the money our government is spending is not authorized by the U.S. Constitution, and is also used to buy the good favor-and ultimately the votes-of those on the receiving end of the largess.

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They Slipped the Surly Bonds of Earth

They Slipped the Surly Bonds of Earth

On the anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger accident in 1986, recall the words of President Ronald Reagan: “We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them, this morning, as they prepared for their journey and waved good-bye and ‘slipped the surly bonds of earth’ to ‘touch the face of God.'”

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Obama’s vision puts America last

Obama’s vision puts America last

The theme that President Barack Obama gave to his State of the Union address was “An America Built to Last.” But his vision would be better described as “An America Built to Be Last.” Diminished freedom and moral relativism is no way out of the morass we’re in.

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