Small government conservatives now have a reason to celebrate. President Trump has drafted a plan to “drain the swamp” by making major reductions to the size of our federal government. According to The Hill, President Trump’s plan includes cutting, reducing, or privatizing the following government departments and programs: Departments of Commerce and Energy — reduced funding and other programs eliminated Departments of Transportation, Justice, and State — cuts and eliminations The Corporations for Public Broadcasting — including PBS and NPR — would be privatized National Endowment for Arts and National Endowment for Humanities — eliminated entirely Overall, this plan is estimated...Read More
Author: Zigmund Reichenbach
Congressmen Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Ron Desantis (R-Fla.) recently filed an amendment to the Constitution that would shorten the number of years one could serve in House and Senate. But here’s the catch — shorter term limits actually put top lawmakers on the fast track to earning big money. After Congressmen retire their services are sought by lobbying firms who seek to reward them for their detailed legislative knowledge. Accordingly approximately 50% of former Congressmen work for such firms. Although few firms disclose how much money they pay out, there are a few high-profile cases where former Congressmen...Read More
Liberal extremists have hatched another plot to further polarize Americans — this time they’re using social media site Twitter under the account ‘Sleeping Giants’ and The New York Times to encourage liberal businesses to discontinue “ad buys” with center right media powerhouse Breitbart News. By converting businesses into political messengers liberal extremists are creating further division in American society. The primary function of business, aside from generating profit, is to bring people together regardless of ideology. Business is — or should be — society’s great equalizer. Since business owners have a financial incentive to accept business from all people,...Read More
Republican assemblyman Travis Allen of California’s 72nd District recently slammed Governor Jerry Brown in The Washington Examiner for legalizing child prostitution in California, showing that even conservatives aren’t immune to creating fake news. The claim that California state Senate Bill 1322 legalizes prostitution is factually incorrect. SB 1322 doesn’t authorize prostitution. SB 1322 protects minors. Minors stopped for prostitution now receive treatment instead of criminal detention. The bill also protects minors going into adulthood. Minors will not accrue lifetime criminal record under SB 1322. This should be reason to celebrate. Calling for an end to penalizing minors who were forced into prostitution is a...Read More
Christmas is the best celebration of everything superbly American. Christmas is also the nation’s biggest holiday because it recognizes history’s greatest class: the middle class. During Christmas, America’s most generous gift to the civilized world — a big middle class — treats itself to the joys it spends so much time fostering. Love. Family. Security. These are the best parts of life, the parts that the American middle class produces more of than any other nation in history. The work done is secondary to attaining these ends, but first in bringing them to be. Family gives us the happiness...Read More
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