Raising the debt ceiling
(Government, Law, Politics)
by J. B. Cannon (31 January 2012 14:57:36)

All this talk about raising the debt ceiling is really raising my blood pressure! No, we can''t keep raising the debt ceiling. Our nation is already way overdrawn. Think about it. If your bank account is already overdrawn, do you keep spending money because you''ve still got checks? Or if you''ve hit your maximums on your credit cards, do you demand they raise your limit? Of course not.
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The fairness of taxing the rich
(Government, Politics)
by Mike Hauser (31 January 2012 09:37:33)

The poor use a significantly higher quantity of government services. So why should be tax the rich more? How can this be fair?
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We must stop Obama
by J. B. Cannon (14 June 2011 14:32:54)

While this site isn''t really a political site, per se, I believe defeating President Obama''s re-election bid is of vital importance for the sake of our country. This president has put our nation on the fast track to ruin. He''s been growing the government at a phenomenal pace, creating new bureaucracies that continue eating away at our liberties and rights. Can you say Obamacare? Scarier still is what''s being done via regulation, totally bypassing Congress.
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The beginning of the Republican revolution?
(Government, Politics)
by J. B. Cannon (20 January 2010 22:45:20)

On January 19, 2010, the first volleys of the second American Revolution were fired, appropriately in the state of Massachusetts, home of the original Boston Tea Party. Republican Scott Brown handily beat Democrat Martha Coakley for the Senate seat left vacate after the death of Ted Kennedy.
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Isolationism in a world gone mad
(Government, Society)
by J. B. Cannon (25 June 2009 17:28:51)

With all the turmoil in Iran, the fighting still going on in Afghanistan, and talk of pulling out of Iraq, there are voices on the right calling for a return to isolationism. These folks say our Founding Fathers never wanted us involved in ''other people''s wars''. We should be committed to commerce, trading with everyone regardless. While I can see the attraction of that viewpoint, is it really the morally correct one? Talking in the broad strokes of nations can make it difficult to evaluate. Let''s bring it down to a more manageable scenario.
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