Beyond the Surface: Spending and Deficits, Congressional Year Breakdown

By Kim Lewandowski In 2007, the Democratic Party controlled a majority in both chambers for the first time since the end of the 103rd Congress in 1995. For those who are listening to the fallacy that everything is “Bush’s Fault”, think about this: On January 3, 2007, the day the Democrats took control of Congress, …read in detail


The Government DIDN’T Build THAT!

By Ed Willing   SUCCESS STORIES OF GOVERNMENT “INVESTMENT”: Solyndra – Founded in 2005; received $528 million in government subsidies in 2009. Result: Bankrupt in 2011. The Chinese and others made solar panels better and cheaper.   Samuel Langley – Tried to build first airplane in history. In 1900, U.S. government funded two flight attempts. Result: …read in detail


Direct Corruption: The Seventeeth Amendment

By Ed Willing No doubt, the last several years in America have been challenging to everyone, on all sides. It has both challenged those on the left as they see so many millions question their policies and principles, and has infuriated said millions on the right because they cannot believe how quickly America has turned …read in detail


The Founder’s Intent for the First Amendment – Pt II

By Daniel Hubert PROTECTING THE ROOTS OF REVOLUTION Without the principles of the First Amendment, revolution would be impossible. With the First Amendment, revolution is unnecessary. In our part-one article on this amendment, the case was made that the first amendment was intended not as four independent liberties, but four interdependent liberties that assured the …read in detail


One Fish, Two Fish, Government Fish…. Adieu Fish

By Monica Frede   “Small businesses have always been the engine of our economy, creating 65% of all new jobs in America, and they must be at the forefront of our recovery. That’s why the recovery act was designed to help small businesses expand and create jobs.” – Pres. Obama in 2009 “Instead of giving …read in detail


Wisconsin’s Revolt on Democracy

By Ed Willing   DEMOCRACY: FREEDOM, OR COLLECTIVE SUICIDE? Almost 198 years ago to the month, April 1814, in a letter to John Taylor, the second President of the United States, John Adams made an astute observation amidst calls for more democratic reform: “Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself. …read in detail

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The Founders’ Intent for the First Amendment

By Daniel Hubert PART 1: THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – The …read in detail