I Stand With Veterans and Truckers

In war, the term “collateral damage” is used when unintended victims are hurt or killed. It seems to me that the current war in Washington over the future direction of our country is creating collateral damage not only among the people directly affected, but also to our sense of economic freedom. People all over the nation have been impacted by the recent government standoff and subsequent shutdown. It particularly impacted two groups that should never be “punished”... Read More

Rescuing the Lost Generation

With 25 million unemployed or underemployed Americans, there’s a segment of the population that is generally being ignored: today’s youth. The unemployment rate in April of this year for 20- to 24-year-olds is 13.2 percent. According to a Pew Research Center study completed in December of 2011, the share of young adults aged 18 to 24 currently employed of 54 percent is the lowest since the government began collecting data in 1948. And the gap in employment between the young... Read More

Five Hot Spots That Have Obama Running Scared

As we race toward the November election, you can be sure that President Barack Obama and his disciples will be ticking off his perceived accomplishments in his bid to win re-election. He will attempt to position himself as the tax-cutting, regulation-busting friend of small business. Nothing could be farther from the truth. If you listen closely, he will side-step the priorities he failed to accomplish in his three years in office, and won’t accomplish in 2012. They all have... Read More