Coburn Report on Subsidies for Millionaires

Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R-OK) new report on the various federal subsidies being collected by millionaires deserves applause for not resorting to class warfare rhetoric in making the point that it’s silly for wealthy folks to receive taxpayer handouts: We should never demonize those who are successful. Nor should we pamper them with unnecessary welfare to create an…

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Higher Education, Just Another Government Created Bubble

Every year, high school graduates line up to sign on the dotted line for the opportunity to place themselves and their parents in a financial hole with the hopes of striking gold in the career of their choice. Some of them take the low risk route,  going into fields such as medicine, law, engineering and so on; fields that have some chance of producing a profitable career while others – well you know.

Now, a lot of noise is being made about the debt burden of younger Americans who have mortgaged their future to achieve what is, more or less, a worthless piece of paper. Not surprisingly, most of that noise is being made by the same geniuses who thought that shelling out $100K to major in Feminist Studies was a great idea and was going to get them laid.

But alas, this is America, and no one is accountable for their own stupidity. So, it has to be someone else’s fault. Now with the OWS crowd, it’s easy to blame those big, nasty corporations for not seeing the value in a degree in Comic Book Art and lining up to throw money at you. But there really is someone to blame and it is… drumroll please…

The GOVERNMENT.

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NJ Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

On the heels of our state’s medical marijuana program, essentially nullifying the federal Controlled Substances Act, legislation has now been introduced in New Jersey that will decriminalize possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana.   A4252 establishes various degrees of fines for possession, while removing the criminal penalties under the current NJ law. “An honest reading of the Constitution…

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