Socially Insecure? Yes, We Are.

Does one pay the piper anymore? It seems as though someone’s been forgetting to: Social Security paid out nearly $71 billion more to retirees and other beneficiaries than it collected in tax revenue in 2013. This is the fourth straight year the retirement and disability programs are running cash-flow deficits, as highlighted in today’s trustee report. Deficits are only growing worse. The trustees project $80 billion in deficits in 2014, which will more than double before the end of the decade. At $110 billion in average annual deficits throughout the next decade, the combined programs are facing more than a….

Superheroes Please Apply

Bill Whittle speaks to just how wrong the idea that “it takes a village” really is. Anybody got a shovel?

No One is Stopping Him

I’m a gun owner and I want gun control Currently sitting at 23,491 comments.  

Whither the Loyal Opposition?

Bill Whittle takes on a critical topic and asks why Republicans in leadership are nearly indistinguishable from those who are on the other side of the aisle.

Hillary on Guns, Money and Destroying the Fundamentals

The putative Democratic party candidate for the the presidency has spoken: “I think again we’re way out of balance. We’ve got to rein in what has become almost an article of faith that almost anybody can have a gun anywhere at any time. And I don’t believe that is in the best interest of the vast majority of people,” she said. “[B]ecome an article of faith”? I’d say that rather than being an article it was an amendment, part of the Constitution’s Bill of Rights. She also didn’t speak to the reality that she is accompanied, nay often surrounded, by….

This Land Is . . . . (part 1)

A very long time ago (as my children would put it) a fellow by the name of Woody Guthrie made a song rather popular. The song was “This Land is Your Land” and started with the following stanza: This land is your land This land is my land From California to the New York island; From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me. While the song provided greater support for socialism than the private ownership of property, it struck a patriotic chord with many people who never got past the….