Archive for the 'Our Money' Category

Andrew Napolitano – Drug War Update

Posted by 3wire on April 11th, 2012

When Bureaucrats Get Bored, They Raid

Posted by Q Ball on February 24th, 2012

Gibson Guitars has been raided twice because the government claims Gibson bought wood that was illegally logged in India and Madagascar.

Political Rhetoric is no Substitute for Competence

Posted by Winston on June 13th, 2011

“In the course of any given year, Congress votes on taxes, medical care, military spending, foreign aid, agriculture, labor, international trade, airlines, housing, insurance, courts, natural resources, and much more. There are professionals who have spent their entire adult lives specializing in just one of these fields. The idea that Congress can be competent in […]

Obama/Boehner’s Phony Spending Cuts

Posted by Winston on April 14th, 2011

The Food Police Are Here

Posted by Q Ball on April 11th, 2011

A Chicago public school is not allowing students to bring lunches from home because according to the principal “Nutrition wise, it is better for the children to eat at the school.” We didn’t even get to the full implementation of the new “health care” law and already our children are being told what they can […]

A Shutdown Is Not A Shutdown

Posted by Q Ball on April 10th, 2011

Frome Reason.tv:

The Most Perilous National Security Crisis Since 1860

Posted by Winston on April 7th, 2011

From: The Patriot Post The Most Perilous National Security Crisis Since 1860 By Mark Alexander · Thursday, April 7, 2011 A Time to Choose: Prosperity or Poverty “To preserve independence…we must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude. … The […]

Fascist of the Month

Posted by Q Ball on March 3rd, 2011

Oregon State Representative Mitch Greenlick wants to ban the direct sale of cigarettes and cigars. He would like everyone to get a prescription first. From Oregon Catalyst.com: HB 2233 places the crime of possessing an illegal cigar at $6,000 and one year in jail. This is coming from the same State Representative who has been […]

From: Reason Peter Suderman | March 1, 2011 Why fund a wasteful government program once when you can fund it twice—or, for that matter, 82 times? According to a report on duplication and overlap in the federal government released by the Government Accountability Office today, the U.S. government has 82 distinct programs to improve teacher quality […]

Apocalypse Now: Wisconsin vs. Big Labor

Posted by 3wire on February 18th, 2011

From Michelle Malkin …Yes, the so-called progressives truly believe that bringing American union workers into the 21st century in line with the rest of the workforce is tantamount to dictatorship. Yes, the so-called progressives truly believe that by walking off their jobs and out of their classrooms, they are “putting children first.” If ever there […]

War in Wisconsin

Posted by 3wire on February 18th, 2011

From: Erick Erickson There’s war in Wisconsin. Voters, disgusted with big spending Democrats and out of control unions, handled the whole state over to Republicans. Seizing the voter mandate, Republican Governor Scott Walker is intent on pushing through legislation to end the ability of public sector unions to have collective bargaining rights on behalf of […]

Cato Responds to the State of the Union

Posted by 3wire on February 8th, 2011

January 26, 2011 (12:31) A video response to the 2011 State of the Union

Doublespeak From Your Friendly First Lady

Posted by Q Ball on December 13th, 2010

In the span of one minute Michelle Obama says that the health of children is “ultimately the responsibility of parents” then says that “we (read:the government) can’t leave it up to parents.” This folds directly into the health care debate. If the government is responsible for paying for one’s health then the government has the […]

U.S. Government Seizes 82 Websites

Posted by 3wire on December 6th, 2010

From: EFF Over the past few days, the U.S. Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security and nine U.S. Attorneys’ Offices seized 82 domain names of websites they claim were engaged in the sale and distribution of counterfeit goods and illegal copyrighted works. Setting aside the due process concerns inherent in seizing any website without […]

TSA Logic

Posted by Q Ball on December 6th, 2010

If you go through the scanner at the airport with nothing but a speedo, you will not be allowed to board, but if you are fully clothed you may board. As a reminder to everyone here is the 4th Amendment to the Constitution: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, […]