Quit Coddling the Rich. Quit Coddling the Poor. Quit Coddling Everybody.

As President Obama said in his recent "Jobs" speech, "Yes, we are rugged individualists. Yes, we are strong and self- reliant. And it has been the drive and initiative of our workers and entrepreneurs that has made this economy the engine and the envy of the world."  Truthful words.  Why, then, do so many in Washington operate as though we are weak and incapable of taking care of ourselves? Our history is stuffed to the brim with stories of bravery and self-reliance.  Our early ancestors braved the seas to come to America and start a new life.  We fought the War of Independence so we could be our own nation and govern ourselves as we saw fit.  We didn't need to be coddled by Britain -- and we did not want to be told what to do or how to live our lives.  We did not want a government that required our enslavement.  We wanted our freedom and the responsibility that came with it.  We wanted independence. Independence.  Think of what that...(Read Full Article)