Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Bigger Issue Than The Debt Ceiling

I am constantly amazed at how American’s miss the point about things. Regardless of whether or not the debt ceiling gets raised or the country’s credit rating gets changed, there is a bigger issue. The government spending that created the … Continue reading

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To Steve RE: Senator Rubio

Steve, Senator Rubio is electrifying. He believes the debt ceiling needs to be raised. I do not. Our lawmakers are destroying the country. I know that assertion sounds radical. It will not sound so extreme when people start suffering under … Continue reading

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Debt Ceiling Dynamics

Debt Ceiling Dynamics: Virtually all Democrats and most Republicans are hopelessly controlled by herd dynamics. This behavior is instinctive and can’t be changed with intellectual arguments. The greatest losses to the conservative cause come at crisis points when the weakest … Continue reading

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Debt Ceiling Vote, Your well being is not a consideration.

You must remember that you the citizen and your well being are not a consideration when lawmakers vote on debt ceiling legislation. If your interests were guiding their actions, they would have cut spending a long time ago so as … Continue reading

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7/30/11

For the most part, within a society, thoughts among individuals are calibrated and synchronized. Public opinion is thus easily managed. A great fear on the part of your leaders is that members of the flock will begin to think independently. … Continue reading

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Truth Is Distasteful

Music For The Hard Times ComingAs I said earlier, increasing the debt limit or not, the USA’s credit worthiness is what it is. The downgrade is coming regardless, just as it should. The world of banks being given free money … Continue reading

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Why So Many Prefer Default

One reason so many Americans would be happy for the government to default rather than increase the debt ceiling is that they never agreed with running up the debt to begin with. A huge sum of debt has been placed … Continue reading

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Representing Wall Street

With respect to the debt ceiling negotiations, what is good for you is not even a consideration. John Boehner’s primary focus is to protect the financial markets. If ordinary citizens gain anything from these negotiations, it will be incidental. You … Continue reading

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Delegate Model of Representation

Voters corner their reps into signing all sorts of pledges. Ask your representatives to sign a pledge they will not vote for a bill that the majority of their constituents oppose. And, also not to vote against a bill the … Continue reading

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No Representation

To all my friends: The USA faces a debt ceiling crisis because you had no representation in congress while debt accumulated. Had your lawmakers represented you, debt would have never been raised high enough to exceed the debt limit.

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