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middleClass

Going, going … Despite years of claiming economic improvement, the Obama Administration is overseeing yet another trend that indicates the growing poverty and division of America. According to a newly released Pew Research study, for the first time in 40 years, the middle class is no longer a majority in this country. The study found …

ISIS money

The United States and its allies have been trying to cut off ISIS’s funding. We’ve been targeting oil trucks being used by ISIS to smuggle and sell the crude oil from the wells they control, which is reportedly bringing in about $500 million. We’ve tried to cut off other funding via sanctions against them and …

rand paul vs bernie sanders 2

Presidential candidate and Senator, Rand Paul (R-KY) was on the stump Wednesday encouraging Americans to support his campaign. One of the main points of his speech was the idea that the spread of socialism in American politics is the gravest threat our nation faces. Paul explained that “Democratic” Socialism is still socialism, which means that …

gumballs1

If Islam is so great, why aren’t Muslims heading for Muslim-led nations? We’ve been told my Muslim “scholars” that Islam built great civilizations. If this is true, why haven’t Islamic nations flourished like Europe and the United States? The type of questions can be asked of every poverty-stricken country. In a word, worldviews matter? What …

Ronda-Rousey

Ronda Rousey is a popular woman’s sports figure. As a result, what she says makes the news. Her latest comments are a foray into politics. She’s come out in support of Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Here’s what she said as reported by Maxim: “I’m voting for Bernie Sanders, because he doesn’t take any corporate money,” …

super bowl LI

The LGBT+ community and the Lesbian mayor of Houston got trounced in Tuesday’s election of a bill that would have allowed men who thought they were women to use women’s bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms. It was sold as an equal rights ordinance. Refusal to follow the law would have meant fines of up to …

Illegals cost $92 billion

Over the past several weeks I’ve posted how much illegals cost Ohio, Maryland, North Carolina, Texas and California taxpayers. The amounts were staggering to say the least, but someone asked me what is the annual cost to taxpayers incurred by illegals for the entire United States. I turned to the Federation for American Immigration Reform …

criminal illegals

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve shared how much illegals cost taxpayers in Ohio, Maryland and North Carolina. The combined cost to taxpayers in those three states amounts to over $4.8 billion a year. Those were followed up with a report on how much illegals were costing Texas taxpayers a year, a state with a greater number …

Nissan Leaf

The bane of the private sector is taxes. Everyone knows this. Taxes lead to less hiring (except for tax accountants and attorneys), less profit, and businesses being less competitive. The higher the tax rate, the worse it all becomes. On the flip side, subsidization can be a boon to the private sector. If your company …

Rand Paul

In a great conversation with Glenn Beck, candidate for President and Senator, Rand Paul, (R-KY) discussed one of the best reasons for us to stand against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and the rise of socialism. The conversation begins with a wonderful discussion of Senator Paul’s personal Christian faith and his belief that faith and liberty …

Texas illegals

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve shared how much illegals cost taxpayers in Ohio, Maryland and North Carolina. The combined cost to taxpayers in those three states amounts to over $4.8 billion a year. That’s a lot of money for states that most people don’t think about as having that many illegals. But what …

Cut expenses

As Jeb Bush cuts salaries and slashes campaign staff, he, through his own actions, has provided us a teachable moment. Jeb’s progressive establishment beliefs of big government spending have run up against the reality of the private sector. It’s a fascinating juxtaposition between the world of government fantasy and that of the real. Jeb is …