Friday, November 18, 2011

Non-Discrimination Policies Being Used to Disicriminate Against Christians at Vanderbilt University

Tonight on Breaking it Down with DT we interviewed Dr. Carol Swain, professor of law and politics at Vanderbilt University. Vanderbilt has recently been in the news for suddenly deciding to enforce an old policy requiring campus organizations to be open to all students and allow all students the ability to be leaders in the organization, regardless of whether they have any belief or affiliation with the group. Dr. Swain shared her opinions about the motivation of the school and also her thoughts on the legal options of the affected groups. Tune in to the show to hear her opinions on this important issue.

Dr. Swain also discussed her new foundation, The Carol Swain Foundation Inc.: Reclaiming America's Greatness. The mission of the foundation is to
educate the American people about conservative values and principles and to encourage them to acknowledge and to re-embrace the Judeo-Christian heritage of our nation. Check out her website to find out more about her organization and her legal opinions at http://www.carolmswain.net/.

On the show tonight we also discussed the suspect arrested for shooting at the White House, the House's recently passed legislation providing the National Right to Carry Reciprocity which would require states to provide reciprocity for other state residents to carry concealed weapons. We also had discussions on the Social Security ponzi scheme, why conservatives get confused that not all Republicans are conservative and finally discussed the recent announcement by Citigroup to lay off 3000 people while seeing a 73% year over year increase in profits.

Check out the archive of the show by clicking the player on the right menu or click here to listen!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Who is to Blame for the Social Security Ponzi Scheme? American Voters!

There is a lot of blame flying around for the growing financial problems of our social security system. Let's leave the Constitutional argument out of this discussion and just cover the blame game. The answer to who is to blame is very simple, we all are. Every voter in the US for the last 75 years is responsible for the problems we are now facing.

The problem is simple. Social Security uses payroll taxes to buy Treasury bonds. The Treasury puts the money from the bonds into the general fund and uses the money to operate the government. So we've been living on our social security money for years. And now that payroll taxes don't cover all the money going out in Social Security benefits, the system is underwater. They have to collect on the bonds which means the government has to use money from other collections to pay back the bonds they sold and that is where the problem comes in. Social Security if just one big Ponzi Scheme. Take from new investors (our young people) to pay returns to older investors (social security recipients). Ponzi Schemes are illegal everywhere except when the government is involved.

So now that Social Security needs its money back, where does that money come from? The US Government has almost a $15 Trillion deficit, going into over $1.5 Trillion in debt just this year. So now the government has to not only find the Trillions of dollars for the regular budget but they have to find additional money to pay for Social Security benefits.

So whose fault is it? Every US voter. Economists have known since Social Security started that eventually the system would go upside down. I can remember discussions on Social Security when I was in high school 20 years ago that this would eventually be a problem. So why didn't we do anything about it? Greed. No one wanted to give up the things they were getting to plan for the future. It's the same problem Americans have had with everything else. No one wants to practice delayed gratification, it's all about "I'm getting mine".

So the next time you think about telling someone that you paid into Social Security so you deserve to get yours, remember that you've been allowing the government to live on your social security money for the last 75 years. That's like borrowing against your 401K and then going back and expecting to be able to take the money out. Maybe you should have considered that you might need your Social Security benefits before you let your government spend all your money. The money isn't there any more. Future generations shouldn't be leveraged to pay for the mistakes of their elders. The Social Security Ponzi Scheme needs to stop. But no one has the guts to stop it!

Friday, November 11, 2011

A New Texas Congresswoman?? Felicia Harris

Tonight, David and I had the distinct honor and privilege of speaking with a conservative candidate from Texas, Felicia Harris from the 14th district .. where Ron Paul also hails from. In fact she is running to replace Ron Paul since he'll not run again to concentrate on managing a Presidential bid.

We discussed Felicia's viewpoints on energy, immigration and taxes among other things. She really laid the ground work for her campaign by discussing her conservative values and ideas that she plans to bring with her to Washington.


Find out more about Felicia Harris by checking out her campaign site and also on Facebook.

The ShotGun Segment hit a few high points tonight. We talked about Herman Cain and the "Chicago Smear Politics" already in play. We also touched on Bill Nelson's email to Floridian's on election laws.

If you missed it live be sure to check the archive and find out what you should know this week by tuning in here.

If you haven't heard .. you can find us on iTunes here! Or just go to iTunes and search for AC Nation Blog Talk Radio Feed. Download the episode and bring it with you!

You won't want to miss it!

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Get Out Of Our House! Voting the career politicians out!

Tonight on Breaking it Down with DT we interviewed Tim Cox, founder of Get Out Of Our House (GOOOH) and author of the book "Get Out Of Our House: Revolution!". Tim explained to our listeners tonight about a system he and his team developed to find ordinary Americans to run for the US House of Representatives and to help them get elected to get the career politicians out of Washington and return us to the citizen legislators we were supposed to have.

According to the GOOOH website "It is a NON-PARTISAN plan to place citizen representatives on the ballot in 2012, ideally in the primary against the incumbent, competing for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. The members of each district will have an honest opportunity to replace the career politicians who have taken over OUR House and are destroying our nation."

If you are looking for more information or to get involved with the candidate selection process check out their website here. You don't need to desire to be the candidate, all you need is a desire to be part of the solution and not part of the problem.

On tonights show we also discussed the sponsorship of the AFL-CIO of the OWS crowd and their new liberal trash site wearethe99percent.com. When was the last time you felt bad for a union member with their cushy paycheck, cadillac benefits plan and great retirement system? We also discussed Acorn's efforts to pad the numbers at the OWS protests by paying their employees to join the protests as well as many other important topics. Click on the player on the right side of the page to hear the archive or click here to go to the show page to listen!