Category Archives: Finance

Why Doesn’t the GOP Cut Spending?

by Jack In the swamp we call Washington, they’ve never heard of making a noble stand simply because it’s the right thing to do. Nope, no way, it’s all about polling, self preservation and personal/partisan advantage. That’s what really matters. … Continue reading

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Big Government is Here to Stay

by Jack From the Washington Post, “Republicans propelled themselves to power in Washington by promising an end to fiscal recklessness. They are now embracing the kind of free spending and budget deficits they once claimed to loathe. Congress is debating … Continue reading

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Did CNN Suddenly Wake?

Posted by Tina Holy Guacamole! A rare thing happened today. CNN, a network that gave President Trump “93% negative coverage” in the first months of his presidency, acknowledged that President Trump has been a “keeper of promises”: A politician who … Continue reading

Posted in America's energy, Border Security, Business and Industry, Civil Rights, Constitution & The Law, Federal Budget, Finance, Foreign policy and affairs, Government Fraud and Corruption, Gun rights, Healthcare, Homeless and Indigent, Illegal immigration, Keystone, Media and Social Media, Military, National Security | 16 Comments

Rep. Gaetz Introduces Resolution Urging Mueller to Resign

Posted by Tina Speculation about Special Council Robert Muellers ability to investigate the Russian intervention case without prejudice has been hanging in the air for some time. Although people on both sides of the aisle have said he is a … Continue reading

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Whoa…Third Quarter GDP Projected to Hit 4% on Inventory Investment

Posted by Tina Now here’s news that’s worthy of a happy dance! Break out the old LP’s and have at it. Inventory investment means companies think the wheels of commerce have been greased and their bettin’ on future sales. We’ve … Continue reading

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Texas Boom – California Doom and Gloom

Posted by Tina According to CNS News, the economy in Texas is booming while in the Democrat controlled state of California there’s nothing but gloom and doom: ( – Texas, the nation’s second most populous state, had the fastest growing … Continue reading

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Tips for being a Smart Consumer

by Jack Top reasons to buy a used car instead of a new one: 1. You get more for your money. A new car will lose on average 50% of its value in the first 3 years. That’s a big … Continue reading

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Illinois: $1.4 Billion in Debt and Counting

Posted by Tina Those in the know are making dire remarks about Illinois being the Venezuela of the North. The Wall Street journal Headline gets right to the point, “How Bad Is the Crisis in Illinois? It Has $14.6 Billion … Continue reading

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Californian’s Upset Over Gasoline Tax and DMV Fee Hikes

by Jack According to a new Berkeley poll only 35% support gasoline tax hike due to go into effect November 1st. This will be in addition to DMV registration fees, sales tax and registration fees that will increase in 2019.  … Continue reading

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House Passes Bill to Repeal Dodd-Frank

Posted by Tina While the nation’s attention was fixated on Comey the House of Representatives passed a bill that repeals Dodd-Frank, legislation that has met none of it’s high toned promises but severly harmed small banks: Dodd-Frank’s 22,000 pages of … Continue reading

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