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The Minimum Wage

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/17/2015

Marco Rubio was on Fox News last night for an extensive interview.  He’s OK,  but not a Trump.  When asked about his opinion of the $15 minimum wage, he spouted forth with about a 3 minute nonsensical spiel...

Welfare Sucks!

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
07/11/2015

What would be the perfect policy blueprint for the nation?  Over the next few weeks, I’m going to weigh in even though I would never consider running for any public office. I don’t think I could ever get the...

This and that...

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
07/10/2015

The Department of Education  7/14/15 Of all of the things Jimmy Carter did, along with his Democrat Congress, the absolute worst just has to be Public Law 96-88.  That’s the law which officially put in place,...

Various National Debts

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
06/30/2015

    The current default payment of Greece to the IMF, is supposedly $1.8 billion.  I would love to see the contract Greece signed with the IMF, when the loan was granted, as the IMF has the reputation of...

Big income gap is the trouble?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
06/28/2015

    The current complaint by the left wing is that there is too great a gap between the rich and poor, and that’s why we have so many poor people.  The rich have all the money and won’t give any...

Government Schools part 2

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
06/14/2015

I think we’ve established that government schools are a disaster, but let’s take a quick look at post-secondary institutions.  First off, God forbid you are not a leftist entering college.  If you believe...

Us too! But less.

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
06/13/2015

The problem with 95% of Republicans, is that they go along with the democrat socialists in everything, but seem to do it a bit less.  The result is what we have now; namely a huge population of welfare recipients, $18...

Government Schools

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
05/31/2015

Anyone with eyes and ears realizes by now that government schools are an utter disaster on every level.  Every year we spend more and continue to lose ground to the rest of the civilized world.   Every year we...

Harley Davidson Syndrome

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/30/2015

    The Harley Davidson motorcycle has a wonderful American history.  Millions have been sold.  A few bad years, but they’re really popular with some people.  When a Harley comes from ...

Off to War?

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/27/2015

The signs are unavoidable.  We will soon be fighting in Iraq and Syria.  The only good thing Obama has done is say that it’s there problem, not ours and they should solve it themselves, with our supplies, arms,...

Speed Limits

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
05/17/2015

Driving home from my in-laws last night, we passed a group of Madison’s finest (AKA the police) setting up a speed trap near our home.  This is a very common experience around here, especially on a specific stretch...

AMTRAK CRASH

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
05/13/2015

  The unfortunate crash of AMTRAK train # 188, is inexcusable.  I happen to be knowledgeable railroad buff-fan-expert, or what have you, and I know that track.  Trains leave  Philly’...

The Post Office

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
05/07/2015

A quick post office horror story; actually two related stories: A customer who regularly sells through us called me about a week after I’d sent his check out.  He was rightfully concerned about the status of his...

Slavery - Past and Present

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
04/30/2015

Slavery in any form is an awful thing.  From an American perspective, the period where blacks were held as slaves, and bought and sold like cattle remains the worst stain on our existence, in my opinion.  I can...

Dilution

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/29/2015

The tens of thousands who have and still are trying to leave Africa for Europe, are a sad sight.  Hundreds drowned a couple of weeks ago when hundreds went to one side of the creaky ship, causing it to capsize.Hundreds of...

Saving the Middle Class, and the rest of us

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
04/23/2015

There is no doubt that income inequality is a huge and growing problem in the USA.  The middle class is absolutely critical to our country’s success and the wages for Middle American have been falling for over a...

Miscellaneous - 4/23/15

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/23/2015

The latest war America is involved in, is at Yemen.  Of course, it’s a classic case of the Sunnis fighting the Shiites, which no one will admit to, because if it were admitted that it is none of our business, Gee!,...

Winners and Losers

Author:
David & Cathy Stott
Publish Date:
04/13/2015

There will ALWAYS be winners and losers.  As much as the liberals would love to be able to wish it away, there will always be the underachiever and the achiever.  As much as the government would like us to believe...

Maybe a Hundred Thousand Didnít Shoot

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/13/2015

The latest outrage by the Al Sharpton groupies, is for mass demonstrations and violence, protesting cops shooting blacks.  It all began when an 18 year old husky black guy, (Brown), who had just completed robbing a...

Chip Seal

Author:
Don Stott
Publish Date:
04/12/2015

Highway paving and repair, is a process which is done by towns, counties, states, and even the federal government.  We all drive on the results.  Few ever think about the various types of paving, but believe me, there...

 

 

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