Can Cain Survive?

Herman Cain has been smeared this week. Assuming that Mr. Cain does not turn out to be a cross between Ted Bundy and Jack the Ripper, the question will be, does our process have room for the citizen statesman? Early in our country’s history, when the government was efficient and effective, we were governed by citizen statesmen. There was no such thing as professional politicians. Our representatives were our neighbors. They would serve for a few years and went home. They did not need special int...
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Defending the Income Tax – Are you nuts?

In the most recent Republican debate, candidate Herman Cain came under fire for his 9-9-9 plan.  It was astounding to hear conservatives attack an alternative to the income tax.  The income tax, given to us by the progressive movement, has become the most twisted mangled piece of legislation known to man.  The current system allows almost half the population to pay nothing, “directly”, for their government, plus any company or special interest group with lobbying money can obtain a special carve...
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Let’s Grow

Everyone agrees that the economy needs to grow…but how? The President, much to his credit, has applied Keynesian economics to the Nth degree. Unfortunately, it is proven to be a flawed philosophy. Even with the government making up more than 40% of the economy, we cannot spend ourselves into prosperity. The only progressive solution to date…spend more. Eight hundred billion was not enough; we need to spend 400 billion more. Surely it will work this time. More

Are we ALL stupid?

Listening to the political discourse there is one and only one solution to the nation’s woes. The solution (the only acceptable main stream solution) is based on a century long progressive movement…Government. Any other solution is pure folly. Can we fund the government other than through productivity (income tax) taxation? What about a consumption tax (Fair Tax or equivalent)? What fool would suggest this? Palin? Perry? Cain? All fools! More