This is a topic that is not too difficult to figure out. If ten people pay $50 in taxes, the revenue is equal to $500. If twenty people pay $30, the revenue is equal to $600. When taxes are lowered, people have more money to spend and invest, so the economy grows. When this happens,… [Read More]
Energy for America: A reasonable energy policy would create jobs and save money
Everyone has heard at this point that America needs an energy policy that is comprehensive and can break our dependence on foreign oil. I completely agree with this idea, but I think that the current energy legislation really won’t do much more than cost everyone a lot of money and reduce business income in an… [Read More]
Solving Immigration: The current situation is dangerous for everyone.
I believe that it is pretty much in evidence that the majority of Mexican immigrants into the U.S. simply want access to the opportunities and advantages afforded by our economic system. The vast majority really don’t cause any problems and certainly contribute to our economy. The problem is with the illegality of their entry into… [Read More]
Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid
Social security, medicare, and medicaid are good, valuable programs but should be organized, funded, administered and overseen principally at the state level, not by the federal government. This would almost certainly significantly improve the quality and responsiveness of the programs, but also allow for a more flexible, modifiable approach that molds the programs to more… [Read More]
Legislation in this country is no longer for the people.
It certainly seems at this point that our congress has lost sight of the simple fact that it is our congress. The legislative process was designed by the people who drafted and ratified the constitution as a means of better serving the people of the United States, not as a vehicle for perpetual re-election or… [Read More]