A ‘Windshield Rancher’ and the Nouveau Riche

Originally posted at BIG Government In reaction to the criticism over the Obama family heading to Martha’s Vineyard amidst gargantuan economic woes and unemployment rates so high even the dead are disturbed, liberals have taken to defending Obama’s vacation time (transportation compliments of two tax-payer funded jets) by portraying George …

Obama Vacay: In Your Facemanship

Originally posted at BIG Government Some people don’t realize that just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should. Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard vacation falls into the can-but-shouldn’t category. Yes, yes, presidents deserve a vacation, but sometimes low-key commiseration with the misfortune of others goes a whole lot further than …

Entitlements as Economic Stimulus

Originally posted at BIG Government Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has officially joined a prestigious list of Democrat economic geniuses that believe entitlement programs stimulate the economy.First there was Nancy Pelosi who said, “Now, let me say about unemployment insurance…this is one of the biggest stimuluses [sic] to our economy. …