An Unfortunate Milestone: Our National Debt Has Reached $21 Trillion

John Hendrickson: The $21 trillion national debt and the continuing out-of-control spending is a serious problem that can no longer be ignored.

The Federal Budget and Morality

John Hendrickson: Coolidge regarded “a good budget as among the noblest monuments of virtue” and believed that the issue of taxation was also a moral issue.

President Trump and Republicans Should Follow the Mellon Economic Plan

John Hendrickson: President Trump and Republicans in Congress should follow the example of Andrew Mellon who promoted tax cuts and fiscal discipline.

Stop Taking In Syrian Refugees Immediately

Rich Hilgemann: In the wake of the Paris attacks people are calling for exactly what I months ago said we needed to do and stop taking in Syrian refugees.

Mike Huckabee: We Need a President Who Can Shepherd Legislation Through

Former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) appealed to voters in Waukee, IA that Iowans need to send a candidate with experience to the White House.

Bobby Jindal Touts Record, Talks Clinton Emails in Urbandale

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal addressed a packed room for the Westside Conservatives Club held at the Machine Shed Restaurant on Wednesday morning.

Bobby Jindal Focused on Policy As He Considers 2016

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is focused on policy and discusses education, economic, monetary and foreign policy with Caffeinated Thoughts this week.

Rand Paul on Dress Debate

U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) issues an open letter to share his expertise as an ophthalmologist in order to settle the great American dress debate.

Illegal Immigration Crisis Demands We Care For Their Kids, But What About Our Kids?

How about this? We take care of Central America’s kids, and Central…

Group Seeks to Tackle Debt by Impacting Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race

(Des Moines, IA) A new political action committee, Vote 2 Reduce Debt,…

Rick Perry in Iowa: Solutions Are Found in Red States

Texas Governor Rick Perry lauded the work of Texas and other “red states” as a model for the nation at the Polk County Republicans Robb Kelly Dinner.

Chuck Grassley: Government Shutdown Deal A “Missed Opportunity” to Limit Government

Sen. Chuck Grassley called the government shutdown deal “a missed opportunity to force action to limit government and increase economic opportunities.”

Quad-City Times Engages in Editorial Terrorism

The Quad-City Times editorial board is engaging “editorial terrorism” by protecting a do-nothing Senate and supporting policies that will bankrupt our nation.

Congressman Tim Huelskamp Stands Firm on Government Shutdown

Congressman Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) defended House Republicans’ stand on the partial government shutdown with Bob Schieffer of CBS News on Face the Nation.

Paul Ryan Introduces House Republicans’ FY 2014 Budget Proposal

Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI), the Chair of the House Budget Committee, unveiled the House Republicans FY 2014 Budget Proposal.

The Economic and Fiscal Crisis Continues

At the heart of the fiscal crisis is the national debt, which is over $16 trillion that is harming the economy, and threatening the value of the dollar.