Nov 152012
Are 68 Regulations Per Day Too Much, Too Little or Just Right?

It takes a lot of people to run a behemoth like the Federal government. And all those people have to have something to do. So they sit around day after day and make up regulations. And just to make sure you, the taxpayer, know they are doing their job, they post all their rules and regulations on a website. And as you might guess, they …READ MORE

Sep 132012
Liberals Get Their Wish - American Exceptionalism Is No More

Long a stated objective of Barack Obama and a pathetically perverse political outlook supported by the liberal-Left, American exceptionalism has been tarnished. Strike that, because it is an Obama goal, American exceptionalism has been sabotaged. A report published by the World Economic Forum concludes the US had slipped from No. 1 in global competitiveness to a rank of No. 7 this year. Fox News concluded …READ MORE

Jun 122012
Big Apple Needs To Swallow Big Gulp Ban

Having just spent the better part of the morning reading other people’s thoughts on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to ban the sale of extra-large sweetened drinks, I’m confused by the hard feelings expressed by those against it. How so? Let me explain. Consider the source. Bloomberg was a Democrat before he entered politics. In 2001, then Republican Mayor Rudy Giuliani was extremely …READ MORE

May 302012
Chum Bucket: The State Of California

Sometime after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, California lawmakers introduced memorial license plates with the words, “We Will Never Forget.” The idea, no doubt fueled by patriotism, was to use the fees generated by the license plate sales to fund scholarships for the children of California victims of the attack and also to bolster law enforcement’s anti-terrorism efforts within the state. Unfortunately, that’s not how things …READ MORE