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Cindy Rosenwald

Senator Cindy Rosenwald, does that mean that the State will pay for me to exercise MY Rights, too?

Alternative title: Democrats: Rights, Entitlements – what’s the difference? Democrats don’t want you to think about differences. There are BIG differences and Grokster Beth, over on the Nashua Politics Page, made a challenge over this statement made by NH State Senator Cindy Rosenwald in this specific topic of, once again, Democrats deliberately maldefining common words …

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Bad Tax Policy Causes Population Decline

We are in Silly Season

The Democratic presidential candidates just keep selling new government programs. Sure it is lying season on the campaign trail. But at some point, somebody has to ask: How are you going to pay for that?

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BlogLine of the Day – encapsulating the essence of minimum wage versus the Left’s “living wage”

Our readers are smart – VERY smart (emphasis mine): Minimum wage is for minimum abilities not to be confused with a living wage which is skilled labor (H/T: Tammy on Facebook) The Left NEVER talks about the skill sets that sets someone apart from the bottom of the economic rungs of the ladder from those …

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Six Things Other Governments Provide for which Americans Still Have to Pay…

I was just minding my own business when this headline scrolled its way before my eyes. “6 things other governments provide that Americans still have to pay for.” I think it should read “Six things other governments provide for which Americans still have to pay,” but I can write in cursive and also believe that there …

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Data Point – Why Work? Welfare pays better

Yep. As the chart clearly illustrates, total welfare spending in the U.S. (if converted into cash payments) equals approximately “$168 per day for every household in poverty,” higher than the $137 median income per-day.  From the senator’s office:

Federal Government: Reduced to being an Entitlement Processor?

From the Wall Street Journal: “In 2010 alone, government at all levels oversaw a transfer of over $2.2 trillion in money, goods and services. The burden of these entitlements came to slightly more than $7,200 for every person in America. Scaled against a notional family of four, the average entitlements burden for that year alone …

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