Category United States

Se-what-now?

Alright everyone, after a long hiatus, I’m back and as lively as ever! The topic for discussion today is the Sequester. First thing really is, what the heck IS a sequester? se.ques.ter. as a noun it means a sudden cut in government spending. As a verb, well it means to kidnap, I still think the […]

Rhetoric here, Rehtoric there, Rhetoric EVERYWHERE!

Based on the title I’m sure you can guess what this will be about: Three months from the election, and name calling has become the norm. Everyone is getting in on the action! 1st. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has come out saying that former Governor of Massachusetts, and Presumptive GOP nominee, Mitt Romney hasn’t […]

One Year.

On August 3rd of last year S&P Downgraded the United States Credit Rating from AAA to AA+. Our national Debt at the time of the downgrade was about 14,300,000,000,000. That’s fourteen trillion three hundred billion dollars. In the Year since the downgrade Congress has been playing the ‘symbolic’ vote game. Democrats passing legislation in the […]

When did the financial chaos really start?

Now the exact date of when the great recession or the financial crisis of the late 2000’s began is a huge debate among economists everywhere. But what if they’re off, not by a few months, or a year or so. What if they’re off by about, nine years? Humor me on this, here are my […]

U.S. Olympic Team, Made in China?

Now I know what you’re thinking, what the heck does this mean? Well I’ll tell you, it seems the good ol’ USofA Olympic team will be wearing the letters USA with a tag that has ‘made in China’ written on it. Hard to believe? Well it would be even harder to make up. Senate Majority […]

Taxes, Swiss Bank Accounts, and Vice Presidents, Oh my.

Presidential politics is picking up rather quickly with a few months to go until election day 2012. The current polls show a dead heat between President Obama and Former Gov. Romney and as usual the candidates are trying to define themselves. Taxes One of the most important issues in the campaign is, of course, taxes. […]

Independence Day

This past week was the single most important holiday for our country. We, for the 236th time, celebrated being a nation. The Declaration of Independence is one of if not the most important document’s in our nation’s history because everything subsequent to it is subsequent because of it. On a hot summer day in July […]