Social Security is a compulsory Ponzi scheme

Apropos of his fear of calling a spade a spade (see also Obamneycare) Mitt Romney took Rick Perry to task last night because Perry called Social Security a Ponzi scheme. James Taranto mounts a defense of sorts: Perry was not claiming that Social Security is literally a criminal enterprise but asserting that there are similarities… Continue reading Social Security is a compulsory Ponzi scheme

Outstanding!

There has always been debate around what responsibility, if any, business enterprises have to support causes, the disenfranchised, the environment, or the community-at-large. Good corporate citizenship often gets confused with public relations efforts. Celink challenges corporate leadership to demonstrate their commitment to corporate citizenship by supporting those who have provided them with the freedom and… Continue reading Outstanding!

Remember and be Thankful

It is Veteran's Day. In Canada, today is Remembrance Day. Please observe a moment of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.In Flanders FieldsCanadian Army Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918)IN FLANDERS FIELDS the poppies blowBetween the crosses row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks,… Continue reading Remember and be Thankful

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month – A Pittance of Time reprise

If we do not remember those who gave their lives to preserve our way of life, we are likely to lose that way of life by the worst possible means - the habit of thinking things had to be the way they are and not some other way. This lesson is not buried in some… Continue reading The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month – A Pittance of Time reprise

Never forget those who have sworn this oath:

"I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR (OR AFFIRM) THAT I WILL SUPPORT AND DEFEND THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES AGAINST ALL ENEMIES, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC; THAT I WILL BEAR TRUE FAITH AND ALLEGIANCE TO THE SAME; AND THAT I WILL OBEY THE ORDERS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE ORDERS OF THE OFFICERS… Continue reading Never forget those who have sworn this oath: