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Ben Franklin knew we would screw ourselves.

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” – Benjamin Franklin. Today, we have a federal government that is too large to sustain itself.  It needs to borrow money to offset the difference in its costs.  On top of that, it has found that it […]

What Would George Washington Do?

I’ve noticed that, in time, the government has grown larger, the taxes are more numerous, and our freedoms have been minimized. Sure, it’s easy to accept these facts, since we’re all born into them, and have grown accustomed to them. From the moment you’re able to talk and understand what others are saying, you’re told […]