Econ/Tax/Spend/Big Govt

Calvin Coolidge: Forefather of Our Conservatism

Calvin Coolidge: Forefather of Our Conservatism

By John Biver

Another interesting article about the former president: Calvin Coolidge is the only President in American history born on the Fourth of July. It is appropriate that he bears this distinction, since Coolidge—more so than…

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Balancing State Balance Sheets

Balancing State Balance Sheets

By John Biver

From the NCPA: Throughout the world, states, not just federal governments, must deal with the state of their fiscal situation. Great attention is typically paid to states’ liabilities but not to their assets. Instead…

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Taxpayers paying for union work is officially a scam

Taxpayers paying for union work is officially a scam

By John Biver

This is corruption of the highest order, and school board members from coast to coast are guilty. From the Capital Research Center: Few Americans are aware that, through their tax dollars, they finance labor unions through a practice known as “official time” or “release time.” The cost to taxpayers is skyrocketing, while—thanks to Obama administration stonewalling—accountability […]

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Marriage Makes Fiscal Sense

Marriage Makes Fiscal Sense

By John Biver

From the Heritage Foundation: [The celebration of] National Marriage Week (February 7–14) [drew] attention to the link between the collapse of marriage and child poverty—and its cost to America. The statistics are sobering: In…

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Why Should I Care About the U.S. Debt?

Why Should I Care About the U.S. Debt?

By John Biver

Attention American dummies!: You’re busy. So busy you barely have time to read these words. So why should you care about the U.S. debt? Does it affect your life? Unfortunately, high government debt is…

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America’s Opportunity For All

By The Editor

For the umpteenth time the Heritage Foundation has summarized what it and political conservatives stand for. Hey, I’m not complaining, I think it’s great to say things over and over again in a lot…

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