Tag: Sixties

TAX CUTS: Is it a good thing?

TAX CUTS: Is it a good thing?

Economics-Business, Government, History, Legislature, Presidential, Trump News
As it stands the average American worker works six months of every calendar year to pay their taxes... this is not only irresponsible it is highway robbery considering what we get in return for our bucks... Looking at the Market today -- surpassing 22K - we can easily ascertain they are ignoring the DC scutterbut and continue to trade at a robust rate -- enough to make our market soar for the time being. Why? Because they like our gold-spinning Commander in Chief, regardless what the media and Democrats would like for you to believe! They know Trump and know him well. History, history and more history... The way many on the Hill are reacting to the Tax Reform proposal, one would wonder if it is a good thing but in fact, history shows us, it's always a good economy when Americans and b...
Conscience of a Conservative

Conscience of a Conservative

Book Reviews
While it's not customary to review a 57-year-old book, in this case I made an exception because its contents were far more important and tandem to our current situation as it was in 1960. It is a visionary assessment of what it means to be a real conservative. As many of you know, Republican Senator Barry Goldwater ran for president in 1964 against incumbent, Lyndon Johnson. The Democrats and media, true to form, painted him as a war monger, poised to use the atom bomb. Due to the battle fatigue many held from two back-to-back World Wars, many turned away from the traditional viewpoints and sought to re-elect Johnson. It was in this campaign the infamous Ronald Reagan speech, A Time For Choosing, aired on television for Goldwater's campaign, which now receives much attention for its own
Johnson’s Great Society

Johnson’s Great Society

History, Issues, Presidential
When we think of the Sixties, we usually think of 1968 - a year of complete transformation of America in and its social sphere. Yet, many looking back, find the legislature passed by Lyndon B. Johnson has brought much unrest to our 'now.' The sweeping welfare reform introduced and passed into law has caused many problems over the years. Some ascertain it was an answer after the shock of JFK's assassination. In fact, Johnson's passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964 was originally legislation Kennedy was working on before he was struck down in Texas. The point of the CRA was to outlaw Jim Crow throughout America; eradicating segregation. While Johnson did sign the bill, it wasn't until Richard Nixon when the actual laws were enacted via the Supreme Court. For starters, it was the ...