Rick Mathews
Rick Mathews

Christian, Fiscal Conservative, Executive Publisher www.voicesof.us Author Resurrecting Common Sense in America, Married for 25 Years to Love of My life, Father 4 Kids Who are my Treasure. Fighting for Your Future and Future of our Children.

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July 18, 2013

Detroit Bankrupt: To See Detroit's Decline, Look at 40 Years Of Federal Policy

In 1960, the richest per capita city in America was Detroit. But 50 years of federal regulation changed Detroit from the richest city in America to a bankrupt ghost town.
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July 4, 2013

Egypt Revolution: What Obama Can Learn From Clinton

It's time to bring back some 1990s foreig policy swag.
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July 2, 2013

My Last PM Article: The Pursuit of Happiness is An American Ideal Worth the Ultimate Sacrifice

Few ideals are more truly American than, "the pursuit of happiness," nor more worthy of our ultimate sacrifice. On this July 4 we should remember to celebrate this freedom always.
June 8, 2013

Apple (APPL) Stock: If Apple Were a Person, How Much Would It Pay in Taxes?

Without getting too technical, would you believe Apple would pay 60% of what they are estimating in their current SEC 10-K filing.
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May 2, 2013

Treasury Bonds: Is There a Growing Bubble?

What is the bubble economists keep talking about? Why is it important? How will it affect me?

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April 18, 2013

5 Things I Learned From President Obama's Budget

President Obama's budget has some surprising lessons. Here are five of the biggest ones.
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March 26, 2013

House and Senate Finally Prove They Can Work Together

Congress actually did something bipartisan for once, passing a continual resolution on the budget Thursday morning and sending to the White House to be signed.
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March 19, 2013

Medicare Reform is Necessary to Save It

For 50 years Congress has been addressing the pending insolvency of Medicare. It is time to save Medicare and lay the cornerstone to long-term deficit reduction.
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March 15, 2013

Sequester 2013: 4 Things That Guarantee More Partisan Gridlock

Why the sequester is a recipe for more gridlock.
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March 14, 2013

Government Shutdown 2013: Encouraging Signs That It Will Be Avoided Emerge

Something serious is going on in Washington. The House passed a bill to avoid a government shutdown and both the Senate and White House may approve it.

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March 1, 2013

Sequestration 2013: Don't Expect It to Hurt the Bullish Stock Market

The stock market is on a historic bull run in 2013, despite multiple economic crises.
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Feb. 12, 2013

SEAL Team 6 Shooter: He Deserves a Hero's Reward, Not a Nightmare On Earth

When killing the most wanted terrorist in the world is rewarded by a living nightmare without a job, health insurance, or a military pension, something is very, very wrong in America.
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Feb. 1, 2013

January Unemployment Rate Tops the Worst Week For U.S. Economic News Since the Great Recession

Unemployment is up, GDP growth is negative, and consumer confidence is at a four year low. Is the U.S. economy tearing at the seams?
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Jan. 31, 2013

Double Dip Recession Coming? Consumer Confidence Falls, Foreshadows GDP Drop

GDP has turned Negative. Consumer Confidence is at three year low. Is a double-dip recession coming?
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Jan. 24, 2013

U.S. Government Shutdown, Not a Default, is the Far More Likely Scenario

Don't believe the hype: the U.S. government will not default under any circumstances. But a government shutdown is a completely different story.

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Jan. 24, 2013

White House Chief of Staff Isn't the Position You Think It is

Inside the beltway, the White House chief of staff is sometimes considered "the most powerful man in Washington." Almost the opposite is true.
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Jan. 15, 2013

5 Headlines That Prove the Debt Ceiling War Has Raged For Decades

As we approach yet another debt ceiling fight, let's take a deep breath and remember that our battle in Congress over the debt ceiling is arguably our longest civil war.
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Jan. 7, 2013

Debt Ceiling Crisis: As GOP Readies to Let Us Default, Dems Consider Invoking the 14th Amendment

With the Fiscal Cliff thankfully now behind us, last week, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner raised our next crisis: Federal borrowing has reached the $16.394 trillion debt ceiling.
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Jan. 4, 2013

BLS Unemplolyment Rate: At 7.8%, Could the Government Be Fudging the Numbers?

BLS estimated America’s unemployment rate for December to have been 7.8%. New job growth from the employer survey came out at 140,000+.