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Thoughts of a Conservative

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  1. The downfall of our economy

    There are 1,000 different things causing our problems right now, but the biggest is the degradation of wealth. Some how, we've allowed our society to believe that the accumulation of wealth is inherently evil. That no wealth is truly earned. This is patently wrong. Wealth is, by in large, well earned. It is accumulated through the production of economic activity, whether service or product related. We've allowed the indiscretions of a few to be characterized as the whole. Not unlike racial discrimination. ...
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  2. What I feel is the proper handling of marriage.

    I tend to piss off both sides of the aisle with my view on this topic. I take a lot more libertarian stance than the militant left wing hate groups and the misguided social conservatives. I am going to do this a little backward. I am going to start with the ending and then give you my reasoning behind my stance.

    The Stance: Marriage should not be regulated by any federal, state or local government. This includes licensing to taxes.

    The Reason: The big three religions ...
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  3. And it is admitted

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  4. My budget idea

    Before I get started, I just want to be very up front. I know this is an incredibly simplistic means of budgeting and I know it does not jive with any of the current accounting techniques employed by the government...but those don't work, so let's give me a chance here.

    I like to call my idea the Piece-O-Pie budget. The idea is very simple. Assign each area a percentage of the inlays and as the tax revenues arrive every month each department gets their share. Using 2010's budget, ...
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  5. The Trouble With Computer Training

    Part of the new methods of training is to give computer based pre-course study material. The only problem is, there is no dialogue. You can't ask questions and some times you don't even learn enough to know what to ask. Are we really ready to accept the errors that come from several layers of communication?

    I should be clear by stating that I am learning about an aircraft that I have never flown. I am learning the technical aspects of the aircraft prior to class.

    The ...
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