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It's the messaging, stupid.Much has been made since the past election cycle regarding the GOP's inability to reach out to voters. While doing so, many are focusing on the voter themselves, or as Rush Limbaugh refers to them - the low-information voter.
Chart: Federal spending and receipts in one image (FY 2013)
One of the most wearisome tactics from this Most Wearisome Adminstration Ever is its hyper-employment (I know-it's weird seeing "employment" in any context implying an increase in the Age of Obama) of the euphemism "revenues" in an attempt to dupe the public into paying more taxes.
Mississippi Seeks A Brighter Future Through School Choice
Mississippi students have some of the weakest test scores in the nation but, as of today, the way is paved for better results and a brighter future. This morning, Mississippi’s House of Representatives passed a charter school bill (65-55), clearing one major hurdle. Now, differences between the House and Senate bills need to be resolved.
The FreedomCast: Episode 6 - Dr. Tom Borelli and Obama's Second Term Energy Policy
Episode 6 - Senior FreedomWorks fellow, Dr. Tom Borelli and Obama's Second Term Energy Policy
On today’s edition of The FreedomCast, Senior FreedomWorks fellow Dr. Tom Borelli joins me to discuss Obama’s energy policy in his second term, the Keystone Pipeline, and why elections have consequences and you’re going to see those consequences in your energy bill.
South Carolina School Choice and The Education Box
Like me, you are probably frustrated by the direction your country has taken, especially when it comes to politics. Ballooning budgets fuel an increasingly intrusive government, while the political process focuses on unimportant side issues. The liberal media and even more liberal President don't even hide their zeal for statism any more.Continuing to talk online with other right-minded people is necessary but not sufficient to make you an effective player in turning our country around. If all you do is talk online, you wil go one of three directions:
“Never complain of that of which it is at all times in your power to rid yourself.” – Adam Smith quoting Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus, chapter I, section II, and part VII of The Theory of Moral Sentiments, originally published in 1759.The national debt is a tremendous burden on our country, ourselves, and our posterity.
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years there'd be a shortage of sand." — Milton FriedmanAs President Obama took office in 2009, I sold electronic health records, which track a patient’s medical history by computer instead of by hand. For a couple of decades, companies like mine had helped medical providers save money while they improved their patients’ quality of care. Once we installed and launched EHR software at a doctor’s office or hospital, it was a win for everyone.
Leave it to the Lone Star State to put up a fight. Despite unprecedented federal government expansion, Texas is determined to flex their Constitutionally granted state powers. At the helm is Governor Perry, known for his love of the tenth amendment.