Author Archives: Rick

How Far Can You Go In 33 Minutes?

While Congress ponders how best to squander your tax dollars, they do have a Constitutional mandate that often gets pushed to the back burner. To “provide for the common defense” should be the primary mission of the President and Congress, for without it, there may be no need to debate any other issues.  One of the programs targeted by the…

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Don’t Look Now, But This Stimulus Could Kill You

( – promoted by Cool Cal) Buried in President Obama's massive "Stimulus Bill", is a stealth grab at your health care decisions.   Section 9201 of the stimulus package establishes the "Federal Coordinating Council for Comparative Effectiveness Research." Douglas O'Brien explains:   Sounds benign enough, but the man behind the Coordinating Council, Health and Human Services Secretary-designate (and tax cheat)…

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Joe Biden is Nostradamus

It seem Ol’ Foot in Mouth hit this one on the head… Today the Russian government reportedly agreed to lend Kyrgyzstan $2 billion, write off $180 million in debt and add another $150 million in aid. Kytgyzstan in return, is shutting down a U.S. airbase which serves as a vital supply line for the war in Afghanistan. Biden was correct.…

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1944: A Socialist’s Opinion of the New Deal

Norman Mattoon Thomas (November 20, 1884 – December 19, 1968) was a leading American socialist, pacifist, and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America. As the Socialist Party candidate for President of the US , Norman Thomas, said this in a 1944 speech:   "The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of "liberalism,"…

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