Tag Archives: America

A Leadership Crisis

It’s Up to Individuals to Take Accountability for our Future If you place a bullfrog in boiling water he will jump out of it. However, if you place a bullfrog in cool water and turn up the temperature one degree each hour, he will eventually cook to death. How many people need to get out […]

Your Rights are at Risk

It’s Time to Pay Attention The following article is based on a speech given by Ken Cuccinelli, Attorney General of Virginia, sponsored  by Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship. “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction…” – Ronald Reagan For the first time in the history of our country, over half […]

A Resolution You Can Keep!

Eliminate Cognitive Dissonance Cognitive dissonance is the uncomfortable or disturbing feeling caused by holding conflicting ideas simultaneously. Human nature is motivated to remove or resolve cognitive dissonance. A simple example is not wearing a seatbelt when you know the consequences of not doing so. So, here are a few examples of cognitive dissonance in the […]

It’s Time for Real Change

Why Fiscal Responsibility Is the Issue “Poor is a state of mind; broke is a temporary condition.” With the elections next month, this month’s issue on banking & finance is timely. Financial concerns are at the core of everything today and for most, our financial philosophy determines our voting strategy. But perhaps your current financial condition […]

Hearing the Cry for Freedom!

Hearing the Cry for Freedom! Linking Economic Independence and Personal Liberty “Remember democracy never lasts long.  It soon wastes, exhausts and murders itself.  There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” – John Adams, April 15, 1814 One sometimes wonders if we have the courage to fight anymore.  From 1775-1783, we had the courage to […]