Balanced Budget: Only for People Who Work for a Living

Here’s what President Obama said about a balanced budget for government: “My goal is not to chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance. My goal is, how do we grow the economy, put people back to work. And if we do that we are going to be bringing in more revenue.” Let’s say you have a business checking account. Each month you spend more than you take in. In time, you are overdrawn. You have spent more than what’s in the account. Your bank calls and requires you to add money Read more […]

The Hot Coffee Bandit and the Second Amendment

In all the arguments concerning gun control, one thing usually doesn’t come up: anything can be used as a weapon and most criminals will commit crimes even if they don’t have access to advanced weaponry. In a recent story, a man robbed a Best Western hotel with hot coffee. Police were unable to find the assailant, who made off with about four hundred and fifty dollars and a cell phone. No wonder he got away… the police probably got held up at Starbucks interrogating the barista turned arms Read more […]