Thursday, December 20, 2012

Getting a gun in Japan

What is required to get a gun in Japan, they had 11 gun homicides last year

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Is it time to re-think stop and frisk?

A young Harlem resident caught cops on audio during a stop and frisk, he was roughed up a bit and told he was stopped because he's "a mutt". Clearly this isn't how we want our police force to act. What should we do about it.

Thursday, May 31, 2012

CNN: Bad Teacher that can't be fired

A 5 minute CNN video about a bad teacher that can't be fired, the teacher instructed 8th graders to take off their shirts and their bras in their class. Has been accused of being sexually inappropriate with female coworkers. But she hasn't been fired, and the state is struggling to fire her.

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Crippling our economy

How excessive regulation is crippling our economy

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Socialism

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that Obama's socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.

The professor then said, "OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama's plan". All grades will be averaged and everyone will receive the same grade so no one will fail and no one will receive an A.... (substituting grades for dollars - something closer to home and more readily understood by all).

After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a B. The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy. As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little.

The second test average was a D! No one was happy.

When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F.

As the tests proceeded, the scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of anyone else.

To their great surprise, ALL FAILED and the professor told them that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed.
It could not be any simpler than that. (Please pass this on)

Remember, there IS a test coming up. The 2012 elections.

These are possibly the 5 best sentences you'll ever read and all applicable to this experiment:

1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

2. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

3. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!

5. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that is the beginning of the end of any nation.