Monthly Archives: August 2012

Aug
27

RINOS Play FarmVille

Farming is a game to RINOS (Republicans In Name Only). But farming is not a game.

Not in America. We are the world’s No. 1 exporter of wheat, corn and soybeans. If we mess up, global food prices soar, livestock die, and streets erupt in riots. Continue reading

Posted in Economy | 1 Comment

Aug
20

Stressed? Are You Disabled?

Government worker: “Do you have a disability?”
Man: “No.”
Man’s wife: “What does he get if he’s disabled?”
Government worker: “His monthly payments will [double].”
Man’s wife: “Well, then he’s disabled.”
Government worker (to man): “What’s your disability?”
Man: “I’m stressed.”

An attorney friend of mine recently overheard the above conversation in a Florida government building. The man, who had just turned 65, was signing up for retirement benefits while his wife stood over his shoulder. I relay the story to illustrate how our government is expanding the definition of the term “disability.” Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Health Care | 1 Comment

Aug
13

TSA: Carcinogenic Petting Zoo

The TSA is effectively an unconstitutional, carcinogenic petting zoo. Deep down, we all feel that the airport security system is an FDA-approved rubdown and radiation parlor. But we are busy, rushing to catch flights, and we tell ourselves it is for our “safety.” So, like sheep, we comply. Continue reading

Posted in Law, National Security | 4 Comments

Aug
06

Where Is John Galt? Part 2

Entrepreneurs must take action. Now. And by ‘action,’ I mean protesting the federal government’s unconstitutional taxes and regulations. Or, the guilt is theirs if the economy tanks. Luckily, entrepreneurs have two role models to help them develop action plans: John Galt and Steve Jobs.

Last week, I wrote that in order to save our economy and culture we need more entrepreneurs to emulate Ayn Rand’s fictional hero in Atlas Shrugged, John Galt. Certainly, emulating Galt is a challenge as he is a fictional hero who seems larger-than-life. But it is hardly an impossible feat; the late billionaire co-founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, was a true-to-life John Galt. Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Law | 5 Comments