Stephen Moore: We’ve Become a Nation of Takers, Not Makers

More Americans work for the government than in manufacturing, farming, fishing, forestry, mining and utilities combined.

Stephen Moore The Wall Street Journal 4/1/2011

If you want to understand better why so many states—from New York to Wisconsin to California—are teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, consider this depressing statistic: Today in America there are nearly […]

‘…another cheerful, optimistic Conservative in the making…

The US isn’t France: My Jamaican friend at the mini-mart

The Barrister Maggie’s Farm 11/9/2010

My cheerful, voluble friend at our local Cumbie/24-hr gas station has been working the night shift for 8 months. He’s about 25, a recent single Jamaican (legal) immigrant who lives with his Mom. He is not a Rastaman. His Mom […]