Category Archive: Government

Limited, accountable, transparent government

Founder’s thoughts on the people’s rights and the government’s principal purpose

        “Government, in my humble opinion, should be formed to secure and to enlarge the exercise of the natural rights of its members; and every government, which has not this in view, as its principal object, is not a government of the legitimate kind.” –James Wilson, American Founder, Lectures on Law, 1791 …

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A Tribute To Ronald Reagan On His 101st Birthday

    Today February 6, 2012 marks what would be the 101st birthday of President Ronald Reagan. Phil Boehmke writes a good blog entry at American Thinker about Reagan’s oft stated philosophy of the nature of government, not at all unlike that of the majority of the nation’s founders – “Reagan 101”. In this critical …

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“Income inequality” – Will the private sector rise to the challenge?

  An opportunity has just been emphasized by the President that the private sector should sieze upon and drive economic revitalization that government can never accomplish by its very nature. See CNN’s ‘Obama focuses State of the Union on income inequality’ In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Mr. Obama’s emphasis on ‘income …

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Economic Freedom Of The World – U.S. Ranking Falls

    The Cato Institute has just released an informative report on economic freedom in the world. A question that emerges from the data, how does growth of government influence economic freedom? Here’s the answer. The foundations of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, and open markets. As Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, and Friedrich …

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Restoring America’s Constitution, Liberties & Prosperity

Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul, M.D. ‘Diagnosis Of America’s Health & Future’   Conservatives may not agree with a few of Texas Congressman Ron Paul’s political positions, but are compelled to champion the majority. Few politicians have spoke out so vigorously for so long on these important issues. Regardless of who assumes the presidency in …

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“State Of The Union” – Stranger In The House

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A good reminder of where America is at this moment in history. A short, thought provoking song “State of the Union” about a Stranger in the House. The words mentioned in the song really are there above the speaker’s rostrum in the United States Capitol Building – click here for a larger view of the …

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Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice

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Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice | Gordon Tullock, Arthur Seldon, and Gordon L. Brady | Cato Institute. Read the free e-book version of Government Failure below. Available for a limited time only. Politicians often cite “market failure” as justification for meddling with the economy, but a group of leading scholars show the shortcomings …

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Arizona gov. vetoes presidential birther bill

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As Jan Brewer points out as one of the reasons she does not endorse the “birther” bill, it’s not a good precedent for a single person to vet presidential candidates, at the state or federal level. As a nation we’re running our elections a bit shoddily, we’re doing ourselves a disservice. All candidates of all political parties should be properly vetted officially.

States Flex Sovereignty

Maybe it is not surprising to see impertinent independence rise in the Lone Star State, State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst has introduced a bill that directs her state’s attorney general to conduct an investigation and report to the Legislature of how international treaties and agreements might affect Texas law.

As The State Expands Liberty Wanes – Who Foots The Bill?

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A brief but good article at the Daily Bell by Dr. Tibor Machan regarding the statist morass that underlies the current national budget crises -The Story of Entitlement Addiction.

Senator Calls ATF on Allegations Agency Is Allowing Guns Into Mexico – FoxNews.com

Senator Calls ATF on Allegations Agency Is Allowing Guns Into Mexico – FoxNews.com. The truth please. An article today at Fox News reveals that Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) has written a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) expressing concerns regarding weapons purchased in the U.S. being smuggled into Mexico. “Last Friday, …

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Government considering issuing Internet ID card required for all Americans

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Take the time to read the following important alert about Federal government action being considered to monitor and record everything you do, sites visited, purchases, online banking, passwords, etc. This would be conducted with the Commerce Department and the Departement of Homeland Security. The sponsor of this message is the American Family Association a trusted …

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