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Why I Am Proud to Be A U.S. Citizen

Posted in First Amendment, Government, Patriotism, Philosophy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2014 by Xajow

I have talked here many times about the foolishness of politicians and some of the ways I think the U.S. government is doing things that keep making things worse here in the United States. But despite all of that, I do love this country, these United States of America. Since Independence Day is nigh, and before I go back to all of that criticism, I would like to talk about part of why I am proud to be a citizen of the United States. Continue reading

Why China Is Not a Role Model for Government Spending

Posted in Economics, Government, In the News, Politics with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 31, 2012 by Xajow

There has been a lot of talk over the past few years about how China is doing all this spending and somehow getting ahead of the U.S. Well, I was always a bit skeptical of that, and apparently I was correct to be so. A few days back at reason, Scott Shackford posted some links to info about just how well China is doing. So let’s take a look at that info. Continue reading