Breakout: by Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich with Jay Leno

“America needs a breakout movement, a new politics that is less about the Right versus the Left than about the future versus the past. It will require a new political language, new coalitions of pioneers and champions who understand the importance of breaking out, and new assertiveness in exposing the prison guards of the past.”

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Health Care: A Short Story

StethescopeIn recent weeks, the subject of Health Care has been very prominent as a result of difficulties related to the implementation of President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (lovingly known as “Obamacare”). From the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov to the revelations that despite claims to the contrary, millions will not be able to keep their current insurance policies, those that have been asleep for the last four years are suddenly realizing that our nation’s health care is not all sunshine and lollipops. Even the media, who have traditionally supported the President and his agenda are now questioning the accuracy of his claims and the viability of his signature achievement.
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Two of My Favorite Things

By Gst (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Gst (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

I know it’s old news, but I ran across this the other day and thought I’d share. I love both aviation and Iron Maiden, so finding the two combined just makes me absolutely giddy. Read More

Louisiana Senator Elbert Guillory Explains Switch to Republican Party

Louisiana Senator Elbert Guillory released a video explaining why he chose to switch to the Republican party. In it, he points out the fact that historically speaking, it has been Republicans that have supported civil rights while it has been the Democrats that have been in opposition. This is actually surprising to many because the left has done such a good job over the years of claiming the movement as their own.
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Book Review: Basic Economics

Economics is a subject that affects all of our daily lives, yet most people don’t recognize how much it impacts every decision we make. Most associate economics with money but in fact, it goes well beyond simple financial matters. Economics is the study of how people use resources. Resources can be financial, intellectual, physical, natural or even something as simple as time. Economics impacts every subject and every decision, whether you’re considering how to invest your savings or deciding whether you should exercise or watch television. The effect is universal; most people just don’t understand it.
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