By Tom Quiner
Is the government spending too much? You be the judge.
In 1980, the federal government spent $2601 per citizen in 1980 dollars.
By 2009, the federal government was spending $5002 per citizen, in inflation-adjusted 1980 dollars.
We just about doubled spending per citizen. Are we twice as well off?
[Read more at “Federal Spending for Dummies”]
Bubba Watson turned the world of golf upside down yesterday with his stunning, come-from-behind victory in the Masters Golf Tournament. It got me thinking. Should Republicans consider drafting him as their nominee? I know what you’re saying. He’s only thirty-three, he’s not old enough to be president according to the Constitution. On the other hand, he’s got an authentic U.S. birth certificate. That counts for something, doesn’t it! … More…