A couple of fine examples of political games have been seen in the last week.
Last week, President Obama decided that he should give his newest "jobs" speech on Wednesday, 07 Sept., 2011 to a joint house of Congress. "Yeah, so?" you thought to yourself. "What's so important about that date?" (more…) [...]
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson painted in 1800 by Rembrandt Peale
"...I know nothing more important to inculcate into the minds of young people than the wisdom, the honor, and the blessed comfort of living within their income..."
In other words, the most important part of life is to live within your means! If you want to improve your lifestyle, first increase your income, then enjoy your new lifestyle.
This is part of a much larger speech he gave at the time, but it sums up his, and mos [...]
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Statue in Washington, D.C.
"The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." Thomas Jefferson
With all the debate these days about the debt limit and the "up and down" or the "clean" vote last night (01 June 2011) I thought this quote was quite relevant. Congress overwhelmingly voted to NOT increase the debt ce [...]
Well, it's finally happened. The Congressionally authorized debt limit for the U.S. has been reached today! How long can we keep the flag flying proudly when the country is in this severe of a predicament? What will Americas Next President do about the National Debt? (more…) [...]
What do you want from Americas Next President as far as freedom and liberty?
George Washington addressed personal liberty and national freedom in his farewell address by saying...
Picture of Washington's original farewell address in his handwriting
"The unity of government which constitutes you one people, is also now dear to you. It is justly so. For it is the main pillar in the edifice of your real independence, the support of your tranquility at home, your peace abroad, of your [...]