We fight with ourselves in every way and at every level. Not that this is breaking news, it just confounds me.
We've been flirting with socialism in the U.S. for decades, however, now we are looking at it on a major scale. With the ill-fated bailouts and stimulus' we began to see the inevitability of government coercion in private industry.
We often misuse or misinterpret these words, to the point that we don't even understand their meaning anymore. This is a common occurrence in the political realm. Politicians love to attach arbitrary meaning to words and spout them repeatedly until that meaning is accepted as definition. Examples of this are readily apparent in everyday life.
Both Republicans and Democrats have forsaken our country and left it a shell of its former self.
The only way to stop the secretive abuse of power by the government is to expose it.
Government enforces many laws on me that violate my rights, and with which I never agreed. But would a bevy of agencies doing the same thing be better, or worse?
The nearly $300 billion 2008 Farm Bill, which will probably survive a presidential veto, is best criticized on a government website.
Although there are some new caps, the 2008 program is basically unchanged since the one in 2002. Taxpayers are funding a host of unnecessary research and marketing programs.
Lee Iacocca is the man who rescued Chrysler Corporation from its death. He's now 82 years old and has a new book, here are some excerpts.
However, this article is not about advocating for the decriminalization of drugs. It is about comparing the two civil rights reports that were released recently. One shows a country with still a long way to go in guaranteeing civil rights for all its citizens. But from other indicators, specifically economic, it is a country that is headed in the right direction as far as building a society based on middle class values and liberty. The other report names the country that imprisons more citizens than any other in the world. But from other indicators, specifically legislative, it is a country that is headed in the wrong direction as far as restoring a society based on middle class values and liberty.