Author Archives: Rob Waterson

Restraining the Leviathan

If you have not read my previous post calling for a Constitutional Convention, please do so first by clicking here. Because the amendments I suggest severely curtail the powers of the US Congress, they will never be proposed by the … Continue reading

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Our Trump Card

Alexander Tytler allegedly said that our form of government can only exist “until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury”. It’s not hard to grasp the simple math that in a democracy a small … Continue reading

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GOP Self Destruction

Whether they realize it or not, the GOP establishment is sowing the seeds for the complete destruction of the Republican Party. In 1980, they tried to get a moderate, pseudo-conservative nominated for President but had to settle for their man … Continue reading

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Ron Paul’s Biggest Problem

This does not apply to all Ron Paul supporters, just most of the ones with whom I have interacted. A couple of them have been more reasonable. Me: You know, I have noticed a couple of things. First, Ron Paul’s isolationist … Continue reading

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A Terrible Resolve

After the successful Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Admiral Yamamoto, who had been educated in the US and knew well the character of our people, allegedly said “I fear that we have awakened a sleeping giant, and filled it with … Continue reading

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Jim Jordan’s Reversal Move

Jim Jordan is about as good as it gets. In fact, on my web site which ranks strictly based upon votes, he is the number one tea party voter in the House. You can see the rankings by clicking here. … Continue reading

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Put Down the TV Remote, Get Off of the Couch

History will look back on this time as a critical moment in the course of the American Experiment. We are potentially standing astride a crease in American history, a crease that divides the [mostly] Constitutional Republic from something that looks … Continue reading

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Cut Up the Credit Cards

I remember suffering through the dismal Jimmy Carter economy when I was a kid in about 1979 or 1980, as my step-father’s paving company struggled to survive. (As a side note, there are few better ways to learn about hard … Continue reading

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Barack Alinsky

It is now obvious that the President of the United States is actively involved in encouraging civil unrest in Wisconsin. While some want to believe that he is just a lefty politician pursuing lefty goals, his actions in meddling in … Continue reading

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Safety Net or Hammock?

We are at a moment where, if government’s growth is left unchecked and unchallenged, America’s best century will be considered our past century. This is a future in which we will transform our social safety net into a hammock, which … Continue reading

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