I'm not a fan of bailouts. However, since there are many unfunded mandates from the federal government that are causing the states financial hardship I don't have a problem with the federal government bailing out a state since the federal government is partly responsible.
Very good point Shawn. There are many things that the federal gov't wants done but they don't want to spend their own money. The only question then becomes how much of a bailout and what are the strings they are going to attach.
by LiamBean 8 years ago
I'm not attempting to swat a hornet's nest here. I just keep hearing the refrain "no government is good government" or words to that effect.According to the tea-party folks I've spoken to government is wasteful, bloated, and ineffectual. Which makes me wonder; where do we draw a line? Is...
by John R Wilsdon 6 years ago
Do you think the Federal Govt is responsible for Crony Capitalism?
by My Esoteric 2 years ago
In reading Federalist Paper # 36 on Taxation, I found the jewel that speaks to one of the main differences between today's Republicans and Democrats"...; and must naturally tend to make it a fixed point of policy in the national administration to go as far as may be practicable in making the...
by Tony Lawrence 7 years ago
Is nobody going to call Peter Schiff on his "I pay 50% tax" crap?Recently, Peter Schiff marched into OWS and confronted demonstrators, claiming that he pays 50% of his income to taxes. Unfortunately, the OWS folks did not respond intelligently (at least the ones I saw). They...
by My Esoteric 3 years ago
... are trying to encourage those who fall in the Medicaid gap they created to move out of their State? Hospitals in those States are reporting increased unpaid (meaning you paid) emergency room visits from this group.
by Mick Menous 4 years ago
As far as this whole Separation of Church and State thing in the United States is concerned, I personally believe that it is necessary. For example, the words “Separation of Church and State” are not physically found in the US Constitution. Yet it does say that, quote:“No law shall be passed...
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