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If you thought the $535 million that the American taxpayer shelled out for the utter failure that was Solyndra was expensive, you may want to sit down for this one. Crossing the wires this hour is news that the General Motors corporation will be halting production of the Chevrolet Volt electric car and laying off 1,300 employees.
Democracy and Power 107: Counting votes In a democracy, the politician must favorably influence the majority of their voting constituents. In all political decisions, the politician calculates how many votes are gained by voting-money spent on interest groups versus how many votes are lost. Politicians Must Listen to - We the People
Gas Prices are Rising Because the Dollar is Falling
Americans are feeling the pain at the gas pump. Gasoline prices have soared 42 cents a gallon since the beginning of the year. The nationwide average is now $3.74 a gallon, a 101 percent increase from January 2009. So who’s to blame?
Since being sworn into the Senate, Rand Paul has proved himself to be fearless defender of liberty. He has proposed real spending cuts, pushed for an audit of the Federal Reserve and hasn’t been afraid to stand against his own party.
President Obama likes to use the word "fair" to describe his redistributionist economic policies. But there is nothing "fair" about his push for higher taxes and more taxpayer funded bailouts. Forcibly taking away rightfully earned money from one person to give to another is simply not fair. Individuals should be free to spend and donate their own money as they please without government coercion.