Category Archives: Starve The Beast

Government Shutdown and Default

It seems to me… “The Tea Party is The American Taliban.”  ~ Beth Wallach-Drucker, Barb Salge, and others. There are laws I personally do not like; there are Supreme Court decisions I do not agree with – but these are … Continue reading

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Economic Incentives

It seems to me… “America does not have a money problem — it has a priorities problem…  We give tax cuts to the wealthy and budget cuts to the poor.”  ~ Todd Huffman. There isn’t any historical substantiation that tax … Continue reading

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Economic Deception

It seems to me… “A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.”  ~ Thomas Fuller. There isn’t any historical substantiation that tax cuts, especially to the wealthy, result in economic growth.  While funding increases for defense, homeland … Continue reading

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