Tag: national debt

Wal-mart as the new head of state

(Plucked out of an email.  I cleaned this up a bit, but the factual points are quite intriguing.) 1. Americans spend $36,000,000 at Wal-Mart every hour  of every day.   2. This works out to $20,928 profit every...

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It’s the spending, stupid

or How Congress Adjourned to Guarantee Your Tax Increase in 2011!By picking up their ball and bat and going home, the tax-and-spend Congress ended the game because they knew they were losing.  The “stop the tax hike”...

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Making Everett Dirksen proud

Sen. Everett Dirksen, in the 1950’s on the floor of the U.S. Senate during budget debates, is said to have quipped “a billion here and a billion there and pretty soon it adds up to real money.” It is now...

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