Illinois Republicans were expecting more wins last month to say the least. Rumor has it that state house minority leader Tom Cross was even bragging about winning a majority and becoming Speaker. While picking…Read More
The hardcover version of Glenn Beck’s new book “Broke” is heavy, fancy, and artfully illustrated with a lot of charts and graphs. It’s packed with a ton of excellent information. It also more than makes…Read More
Even though I’m only about half way through Glenn Beck’s new best-seller “Broke,” I can whole-heartily recommend it to my fellow citizens as a great read. The first half is well researched and packed…Read More
I used part of this quote by Thomas Jefferson for my headline: “I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of…Read More
Two of the best sources for health care reform news and information are the Center for Consumer Choices at the Heartland Institute and the Galen Institute. Both organizations weighed in during the past week with excellent points that concern next week’s election.Read More
A terrific article by Selwyn Duke posted on American Thinker with the title “What Libertarians Misunderstand” is a must read. For years this column has worked on conveying the easy-to-understand reality that behavior is civilization. You can’t have a healthy economy and an unhealthy culture. Those who would like to pretend the “social issues” aren’t important are fooling themselves.Read More
In the National Review, conservative columnist Mona Charen refers to the rioters in France as “socialism’s spoiled brats.” We’ve got quite a few of the same type of spoiled brats here in America – with…Read More
Are you on the fence – deciding whether the limited-government supporting candidates need your help during these last three weeks of the campaign? Let me assure you, they do. Those who support big-government high tax policies are out campaigning in large numbers.Read More
Nationally the issue of state-level taxpayer-funded pension systems fills the headlines daily. If you’re not seeing them – you can get a daily digest of them at websites like Pension Watch. Illinois has been…Read More
One can imagine the drafting of the Republicans’ “Pledge to America” being done around a big conference table, with big-government Republican on one side, and Platform supporting Republicans on the other side. For every great item, there’s one that was clearly drafted by mushy so-called “moderates.”Read More
Republicans are riding high in the polls right now – things are clearly going their way. However, superficial Republicans are again seeking to dumb down the work ahead by narrowing their focus and ignoring the tenets of their excellent platform.
It’s easy to understand the desire to ignore things such as serious foreign policy issues. The Republican Party is still failing to effectively communicate a coherent foreign policy message post 9/11/01. The new reality brought about by a successful attack on our homeland by adherents of Islamic jihad is not difficult to comprehend (click here to learn more). But God forbid the GOP get its act together – it’s much easier to toss the issue aside.
Editor’s note: This is an important late-summer press release from one of my favorite organizations, the Institute for Truth in Accounting. Should Republicans gain ground this November, I trust they’ll realize the Institute is…Read More
A recent news story we linked featured a report about how Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady was pledging to balance the state budget in his first year in office. Couple that with his pledge to…Read More
Originally posted 4-28-10. Not enough people are hearing the facts about the problems caused by too much government. Not enough of our fellow citizens are being won over to support the needed changes. It’s going to…Read More
Who is Joe Bast? He’s the president of the nation’s premier state issues think tank—the Heartland Institute. Regular readers of this website know we’re big fans of the work of Heartland. In light of…Read More