Like any good son, I call my mother every week. I sit through the usual litany of complaints about how I don’t call enough, I don’t visit enough, etc. Sometimes, Mom gives me both barrels. Take last Sunday. Mom turned to a topic that disappoints her more than I ever could have: politicians.
More and more, American people are becoming fed up with the elected class. In the halls of power there is a hostile movement against the people and toward more government centralization. This and other issues have led to a growing number of secessionist movements across the country.
Global warming costs us all billions of dollars annually. Global warming jacks up your utility prices and it skims a layer of cash off the top of the taxpayers’ till through treaty obligations and Federal study programs. And sometimes, global warming exacts a real human cost.
While the mainstream media continue to push the meme that the economy is in (slow) recovery, some important facts point out that things are not as rosy as you are being told. In fact, most Americans feel the recession never ended.
Has the National Security Administration (NSA) been changing the amounts held in the financial accounts of people it targets? The question would seem absurd if it were not for a 308-page report on the NSA that was released on Dec. 12 by an official White House panel.
From the revelations of National Security Agency spying to the government shutdown, the first year of President Barack Obama’s second term brought endless political quarreling and scandal and illustrated the massive disconnect between Washington and Main Street. In 2014, the Administration could be forced to reap what it has sewn.
If I were coming off as miserable a year as the one President Barack Obama and his Democratic accomplices endured in 2013, I suppose I might try some wild stunts to distract the increasingly unhappy electorate. Hell, if my 2013 had been as bad as Obama’s, I’d be almost desperate to turn my New Year’s frown upside-down.
Welcome to 2014! For the benefit of new readers of Personal Liberty Digest™, I present this column about the reality of the Federal debt. It is key to understanding personal liberty.
According to Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol, by offering yet another extension to the sign-up date for Obamacare, “President Obama has given us a gift.” But Obamacare is no gift. And those who cheer it as such forget the millions of Americans whose holidays Obamacare ruined.
How do you turn a once-great nation into a banana republic? First, you divide the people against themselves by slowly changing their psyche to collectivism and altruism. Then morality becomes quicksand, and reality becomes spurious and frivolous.