Monthly Archives: November 2010

Republican Earmark Ban Is A Political Tactic

There has been a lot of hay made out of the Republican effort to ban earmarks in the Senate this week. Of all the coverage, I have yet to see anyone in the press headline this for what it obviously is: a political tactic. Here are some obvious clues. The “ban” is non-binding.The ban is […]

Republican Assumption #1: Wealth is directly related to work ethic.

Wealth as a result of hard work and sacrifice is very comforting to most people. It is one that provides hope, motivates, and staves off dejection. The idea that hard work alone ensures financial stability is, however, false. Sure, some work ethic is usually necessary to achieve and maintain success, but there are many other […]