And They Call Us the Extremists!


Since the rise of the Tea Party movement in 2009, which was a direct reaction to President Obama’s massive expansion of the federal government, the Left has fought back with a fury, mostly by hurling insults like “fascists,” “radicals,” “Nazis,” “arsonists,” “terrorists,” “anarchists,” and the favored “extremists.” This is nothing more than a misguided attemptContinue reading “And They Call Us the Extremists!”

On the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff


Serious political talk centered last week on the latest Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report that warned of an oncoming “fiscal cliff” if the Bush tax cuts expire and previously agreed to spending cuts are implemented in January.  The CBO estimates that if those two things occur, then the economy could plunge into another recession.  UnemploymentContinue reading “On the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff”

A Three Stooges Economic Plan


This column was published in the Laurel Leader Call (Laurel, MS) on Tuesday, June 12, 2012: As a young grade-schooler in the 1980s, I was fond of watching The Three Stooges show before departing for another eventful day of fun-filled learning at my local government school.  I hated getting up that early, and still do, butContinue reading “A Three Stooges Economic Plan”