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"If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the general welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one subject to particular exceptions."
"In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem."
In Case You Missed It: USA Today Reports Medicare and Social Security are running out of money fasterMay 13, 2010 | USA Today Medicare's trust fund will run dry in 2024, five years earlier than forecast just last year, and Social Security's will be exhaused by 2036, adding fuel to the debate over cutting one or both programs to reduce annual budget deficits. Read More
This week, a new study was released by economists Timothy Conley from the University of Western Ontario and Bill Dupor from Ohio State University which found that the President’s failed stimulus “destroyed/forestalled roughly one million private sector jobs. Read More
When Republican Keith Rothfus circulates campaign petitions, he carries a large box with him.
The Allegheny County candidate for the 12th Congressional District said it is what's inside the box — the entire text of the federal health care plan — that inspired him to run. In his opinion, the law needs to be repealed. Read More
That candidate appears to be Allegheny County attorney Keith Rothfus, who narrowly lost to Altmire in 2010. The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) announced on Tuesday that Rothfus has been upgraded to “Contender” in their “Young Guns” program, designed to help Republican candidates build a strong campaign. Read More