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Thought for Today

“Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.”

John F. Kennedy

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Thought For Today

Tax revenues increased from $94 billion in 1961 to $153 billion in 1968 with lower taxes

The Gross Domestic Product in the United States expanded 2,30 percent in the third quarter of 2017 over the same quarter of the previous year, and President Donald Trump is not satisfied with that. 599 more words

Stock Market

Are today's liberals really liberal?

Of course, terms like “liberal” and “conservative” change values over time, so there is no permanently fixed answer, but the question is still meaningful. Looking at the general standards of what “liberal” has meant in living memory (the past 50 years or so), today’s liberals are not liberal by a 1960s definition, and indeed, for better or for worse, are working feverishly to dismantle the 1960s liberal vision. 189 more words

Politics

Kefauver-Harris Amendment Act

Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed a law “establishing the scientific safeguards used today by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).” (Commissioner) The reasoning was so consumers would not be victims of ineffective and unsafe medications. 360 more words

  • “Today we need a nation of minute men; citizens who are not only prepared to take up arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as a basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom.” ~John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy

First Principles: Excessive Taxes Reduce Consumption Which Reduces Taxes

“If duties are too high, they lessen the consumption; the collection is eluded; and the product to the treasury is not so great as when they are confined within proper and moderate bounds. 34 more words

First Principles

When the Kennedys Met the Windsors

The visit of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, to London in 1961 has been picking up some headlines recently thanks to it being featured in the trailers for… 1,173 more words

The House Of Windsor