Introducing Paul Ryan Boehner the Second

Paul Ryan is our new John Boehner. He just proved that by overseeing the latest $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill which gained widespread bipartisan support and flew through both houses of Congress. Ryan might actually be worse than Boehner. People knew Boehner was a rat traitor. They don’t know that about Ryan yet, so he […]

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Who Pays the Taxes in the United States? And Why?

Today is Tax Day, and you’ve probably noted a few different narratives swirling around concerning taxes. One narrative is that the top earners in the US pay a disproportionate amount of taxes. This is known as a progressive tax rate. But other commentators have noted that the progressive tax rate applies for Federal income taxes […]

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Obamas Fly to LA on Different Planes on the Same Day

There are times when my wife and I can’t get on quite the same schedule, and we have to travel in two cars to the same destination at different times in a single day. But I don’t think we would ever fly on two different planes to the same location on the same day. That’s […]

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The Majority of Current Congress Members are Millionaires

For the first time ever, the majority of Congress members are millionaires: Among the 534 current members of Congress, at least 268 had an average net worth of $1 million or more for 2012, the CRP said, citing disclosure forms filed last year. A year ago, the total stood at 257 members, or about 48%. The […]

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Total US Debt Over $18 Trillion

The total US debt has just jumped over the $18 trillion mark for the first time ever. With all of the other major problems we are facing as a country, this one might be the crow bar that finally shatters the camel’s back: It also means that total US debt to nominal GDP as of […]

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Did the EU Bail Out the US in December?

It’s Wednesday. So it’s time for more bad news. If you’ve been paying attention, you will have already noticed that the United States is headed toward a cliff of imminent destruction at astonishing speeds. Our financial situation is dire, our political situation is dismal, our international situation is tenuous, and our cultural situation is pathetic. […]

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Youth Misery Index the Worst Under Obama

According to the Youth Misery Index (apparently that’s a thing), Obama is the worst president ever as far as the well-being of young people is concerned. The Youth Misery Index has risen over 18.1 percent since Obama took office. That’s more than under any other president. An article in the College Fix uncovers the cruel […]

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