Another Government Shutdown Showdown: Just Shutter Down

The theatrics surrounding government funding standoffs could be avoided if Washington politicians didn’t have the budgeting skills of an Ole Miss frat boy. I am not the least bit concerned about the federal government shutting down over the spending bill to keep it running. A shutdown is not a problem — I worry when theContinue reading “Another Government Shutdown Showdown: Just Shutter Down”

The Debt Ticking Time Bomb

Politicians will always spend every penny of tax raised and whatever else they can get away with.” — Milton Friedman The bipartisan debt commission headed by Democrat Erskine Bowles and Republican Alan Simpson was tasked with recommending ways to reduce the national debt. These seasoned Washington insiders came up with some reasonable recommendations which will beContinue reading “The Debt Ticking Time Bomb”

A Euro Of Living Dangerously

Chaotic and socialist, Greece upset the European apple cart recently when they failed to curtail unsustainable government spending. Greece has been on a collision course with reality for years and now has to be bailed out with a $1 trillion package to avert their crisis from spreading throughout Europe. Billions will come from the U.S.Continue reading “A Euro Of Living Dangerously”