Monthly Archives: October 2010

Bending the Cost Curve: Up!

I just received my new medical insurance options for next year.  My quick review reveals that for approximately the same coverage as pre-Obama/Pelosi Care, I get to pay 22% more in 2011.  So much for bending the cost curve! This … Continue reading

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The Most Corrupt Contributions of All: Public Sector Unions

Watching the news in the last 2 weeks we have heard all about the alleged (but unproven and likely false) “secret” contributions from foreign entities to Republican candidates for office this November.  The Democrats must love this (which is probably … Continue reading

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The Fox News of the Left, Funded by Yours Truly

For more than 2 weeks I have been planning to write a post about my experiences listening to “National Public Radio (NPR) Talk” and “NPR Now” and the extreme bias in their programming.  With NPR’s firing of veteran journalist Juan … Continue reading

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Money and the 2010 Election

Pop quiz for all of you Voice of Reason readers:  Which political party has more money per House and Senate candidate than the other? Well, if you answered the Republicans, your answer is certainly justified, but it is incorrect.  One … Continue reading

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Why Won’t Candidates Answer the Questions?

Because we won’t let them.  I’ll explain. As I observe the campaigns by both Republican and Democrat candidates for office this November I am struck by the near total unwillingness of these people–even the ones I support– to be specific … Continue reading

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9.7% Unemployment. Why?

While the Obama administration had predicted that, with $850 billion in stimulus spending, unemployment would not exceed 8%, we find ourselves stuck between 9.5 and 10% unemployment for the last 9 months.  Why is this, and why hasn’t our government … Continue reading

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Michelle Rhee and the California Test

In the battle over the fiscal future of our country we are losing 1-0 as of today. Michelle Rhee, the embattled but outstanding DC Schools Chancellor, was essentially forced out by the Teacher’s Union. In the wake of her departure … Continue reading

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