Tag Archives: Government spending

Economic growth reduces deficits. A bright idea

I had to stop and make sure I had really picked up the New York Times at my neighborhood Starbucks. Squinting in the brilliant sunlight of a beautiful fall afternoon, I read this bright idea on page one of the … Continue reading

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Evangelical resurgence key part of 2010 midterm wildfire

Interesting, wasn’t it, that during the run-up to the midterm election we saw Tea Partiers bellowing from behind their placards rather than Jerry Falwell raging from the pulpit. We heard Sarah Palin’s warnings rather than D. James Kennedy’s jeremiads, or … Continue reading

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Georgia Voters Can Help State with Energy Efficiency: Vote Yes on Amendment 4

On November 2, Georgia voters will face a number of constitutional amendments on the ballot. One that they should certainly support is Amendment 4 (Vote Yes on Amendment 4), which will make it possible to clean up waste in state … Continue reading

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Are Conservatives Selfish People?

A Facebook friend of mine, who is a proud member of the East coast liberal elite and works at a New York publishing house, made this comment as he commiserated with his progressive friends: “We [progressives] like institutions that help … Continue reading

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Weekend Blogpost: Pro-life Cover of TIME, Is Debt “W’s” Fault, Christians Wielding the Political Sword, and more

 1.   The First Nine Months of Your Life:  Mere Comments points to the cover and cover story in the Oct. 4 Time magazine, that could suggest that the editors are acknowledge what many of us see as self evident: life … Continue reading

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What Republican said this…

1. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. 2. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong 3. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. 4. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting … Continue reading

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What Republican said this…

You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You … Continue reading

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Toward the Fair Tax: Greenspan Endorses Move to Consumption Tax

Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan weighed in on tax reform yesterday, endorsing a move toward a consumption tax, while cautioning against rapid, wholesale change. “Many economists believe that a consumption tax would be best from the perspective of promoting economic … Continue reading

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