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American Federal Character

Americans should contemplate the under appreciated federal aspect of independence. We obsess about the size and strength of the national government. But it was our ancestors’ desire to govern themselves. They contemplated doing it in legislative bodies much closer than the British Parliament. That brought about the Declaration of Independence. How we got here… Have we …

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Recovering from Obamacare

During a Fox News interview HHS Secretary Azar claimed that “every single promise” of Obamacare was broken throughout the policy’s implementation . The former president received Politifact’s “Lie of the Year” award for his promotional efforts. He got that award for promising that Americans would be able to keep their doctor under the ACA. Slick …

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Warning: Debt Can Be Hazardous to Your Healthcare

Our economy is strong, but is the national debt likely to bring it down? Our current strong economic growth masks a dangerous hazard; one which can lead to America’s downfall. Left unchecked, debt threatens the prosperity of future generations. According to recent polling by Peter G. Peterson Foundation most Americans agree: “Future generations will be …

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Renewable Portfolio Standards Are Bad For Your Future

Have you ever wondered why we need Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS)? You pay extra for it in your electric bill every month. RPS is regulation with the force of law. It requires the increased production of energy from renewable energy sources. RPS is what subsidizes wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal. It accomplishes this by placing …

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“Creative Destruction” – the end of my beginning. The beginning of my middle.

Creative Destruction: Joseph Schumpeter (1883-1950) first coined creative destruction in his work, Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy.  It refers to the process in which technology and innovation create new ways of doing things and, in the process, leave the old ways behind. Technological innovation might destroy entire businesses, industries, or streams of employment while allowing new enterprises to grow in …

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