As the general election continues to draw near, there is one thing that we can count on. Both presidential candidates will engage in pandering tactics to garner votes. Campaign promises sound good, but how many presidents have made good on their promises throughout the years?
If you are planning on watching any of your favorite TV shows over the next couple of weeks, make sure to set your DVR’s. If you don’t, you will get stuck watching the endless stream of GOP presidential primary commercials from our candidates who will be promising you the world.
If you are planning on watching any of your favorite TV shows
over the next couple of weeks, make sure to set your DVR's. If you
don't, you will get stuck watching the endless stream of GOP
presidential primary commercials from our candidates who will be
promising you the world.
We all remember President Obama's campaign promise of
"transparency" in government. Just a day after he was inaugurated
as our 44th President of the United States, he promised us a new
era of "openness in the government."
I remember the days when a billion was a large number. I
remember sitting in grade school being taught that the end of the
numerical road stopped in the billions, because any number beyond
that was irrelevant. Now, the current administration is throwing
the number “trillion” like it’s yesterday’s holiday fruit cake.
The debate rages on in America over the damage that entitlement
programs are having on our nation. Let's face it: Our vast and
expensive entitlement programs breed laziness, complacency and an
entitlement mentality that will prove to be the demise of this
There’s an old adage: If you want to know the truth, just follow
the money trail. In a shocking turn of events, Mexican senators
have indicated that they would like some face time with state
lawmakers who have enacted tough illegal immigration laws. They
contend that they have information that would convince Americans
that immigrants coming into our country illegally from Mexico
intend to stay out of trouble and contribute to our economy.
One thing Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Phoenix has confirmed is
that the social fabric of America is in serious decline. The
thought that thousands of Americans would take to the streets and
demand entitlements without having to earn them not only angers me,
but also causes serious concern.