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 Tony Lawrence 6 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 Grace Marguerite Williams 3 weeks ago
Subject: The American Culture & Social ClimateDo you contend that America is getting out of control in terms of social entitlements? Have American morality sank to a new all-time low? Do you feel that the lower socioeconomic class & underclass are that way because of the...
by My Esoteric 12 months ago
James Madison, in formulating ideas about the role of the federal government prior to the Constitutional Convention came up with the notion that to best protect minorities (not just race) and individuals from the vagaries of state legislatures believed it was necessary for the Federal Legislature...
by John R Wilsdon 6 years ago
Do you think the Federal Govt is responsible for Crony Capitalism?
by TheSituation 8 years ago
What do you all think about this one? Seems like some good fodder for my fellow hubbers.
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