Category Archives: Politics

What is the Middle Class Task Force and Who is on it?

What is the Middle Class Task Force and Who is on it?

I never knew until today that the Obama Administration, in his/their infinite wisdom, created The Middle Class Task Force.  According to the White House the Middle Class Task Force’s main initiative is to, [raise]the living standards of middle-class, working families in America. With specific goals of, Expanding education and lifelong training opportunities Improving work and

Party of “No”? That is Just Garbage Populist Rhetoric

Party of “No”? That is Just Garbage Populist Rhetoric

I am not sure if this is beyond the scope of this blog, especially since my last post was a political quiz, but its my blog so I can complain on it if I want!  Can someone explain to me when the Republican party became the “Party of No.” I really feel like this type

The Definition of Liberal & Conservative

The Definition of Liberal & Conservative

I am often asked, how do “I” know where I land on the political spectrum?  What do the terms liberal and conservative, actually mean?  Usually I point the person to this really really short political quiz. It is all over 10 questions, and will probably take you at most 1 minute because the questions asked, at

Switzerland Oldest Bank Says F.U. America

Switzerland Oldest Bank Says F.U. America

When everything was going down with UBS, a different Swiss banking firm came out with a very strongly worded letter bashing the United States.  I have no idea how this possibly got past my radar, but it did. The Swiss Banking firm, which claims to be the oldest in the country, founded in 1741, is known as Wegelin &

All of Obama’s Proposed Taxes Listed (well not All because there are just too many)!

All of Obama’s Proposed Taxes Listed (well not All because there are just too many)!

I have never hidden my disdain for big government regardless of what political party is in charge.  I am a libertarian at heart, but only in moderation, of course.  So I got excited when I saw a post by, Executive Vice President of The Cato Institute, David Boaz, titled, “Democrats’ Voracious Search for New Tax

What Did African Americans Think Obama was Going to do?

What Did African Americans Think Obama was Going to do?

Want to know me brought me sheer joy? A couple of articles highlighting that some African Americans just learned that the President of the United States is the President of the entire United States not just of one minority group (The Politico Piece, POTUS’s Outlook on Black America is the one that got me started