My Crazy Aunt Ida

Let’s take a break from all of the political mudslinging for a few minutes. Let me tell you the story of one of the most amazing characters to be found in the branches of the Wood family tree. I think you’ll enjoy it. And you may even learn something about wealth that thieves cannot steal and moths and rust cannot corrupt. Read on for a fascinating tale… 

The Celebration of Class Warfare

The weather was perfect — 72 degrees and sunny — for the "One Nation Working Together" rally at the Lincoln Memorial on Oct. 2. I was determined to go with an open mind to try to understand what would motivate someone to attend an event sponsored by unions and self-proclaimed socialist and communist groups. Read this article to learn what I found… 

A Wise And Frugal Government

As September ended Congress scurried out of town hoping they had time to convince enough voters to support them during the mid-term election Nov. 2. In doing so they left the specter of the largest tax hike in history hitting a fragile U.S. economy on Jan. 1, 2011.

Unable to agree on which Americans should receive how much, the Democrat majority punted, leaving President Barack Obama to defend his notion of redistributing the wealth of those he considers rich — that is anyone making $250,000 or more a year.

In addition to taxing the “rich,” Obama wants to practice a little social engineering. He’s advocating tax incentives for businesses that hire and inserting other benefits and penalties for certain behaviors, rather than trusting businesses to act in their own best interests and hire when it’s economically feasible.

How did Thomas Jefferson sum up good government? Keep reading…