by TARREN BRAGDON
While Washington remains in a political deadlock, unable to solve the dependency problems that are threatening to cripple citizens across the nation, state leaders are left with the burden. But some leaders have turned the burden into an opportunity — a chance to face big problems within their communities head-on.
In his 2011 inaugural address, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker laid out a plan to return to limited government while increasing prosperity through the creation of private-sector jobs. By January of this year, Wisconsin had cut taxes by more $4.7 billion and more people were working than ever before. Full Story....Here
Donald Trump understands something that nobody else knows, and he is doing something about it. If he accomplishes what he is setting out to do, it will completely change America. To understand what this is, we need to look at what's changed in the past few decades, and before. Full Story....Here
By Susan Allen
What is received without effort may be appreciated, but it holds diminishing value and is easily cast aside. What is earned through effort is treasured and defended. It is the impetus that drives humans to work, steal, and go to war.
Humans gather in groups to attain and preserve value beyond the reach of individual effort. They join clubs, work for organizations, volunteer, and form communities. Individuals who are granted membership in a group receive privileges and benefits. In return, they are expected to actively support and defend the ideals of the group. Failure to do so may result in sanctions up to and including revocation of membership. Why is citizenship treated differently? Full Story....Here
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by Paul Bedard
The top paychecks of federal workers are set to grow again next year to a six-figure number that rivals the $174,000 salaries of America’s 535 House and Senate members.
Under a new federal order, salaries for most bureaucrats in the General Service will rise next year when the cap on top pay hits $164,000. Full Story....Here
President Trump in October said "perhaps no administration" had done more in its first nine months than his. That was before he succeeded in overhauling the decades-old tax code and repealing Obamacare's individual mandate.
Despite all the criticism Trump received during his first year in office for inflammatory tweets, West Wing feuds, controversial policies, and diplomatic stumbles, he will nevertheless enter year two with a laundry list of achievements. Full Story....Here