Author Archives: John Cox

About John Cox

I'm a 47 year old software engineer and father of four.

Happy New Year!

As 2013 rings in, it seems that bad news is all around us.  But rather than harping about the exploding national debt, the consequences of another four years of Obama, health care, Islamic Caliphate, etc., let’s focus on the good … Continue reading

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Why America is Different Today

On March 23, 2010, the conservative nation watched in horror as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly referred to as Obamacare, was signed into law. Although most agreed that healthcare reforms were needed, many felt that the … Continue reading

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It Was Fun While It Lasted!

It’s official. The Supreme Court has interpreted the US Constitution, the very document which established our limited federal government, to mean that our federal government has no limits. After 236 years, it’s over. There’s no more reason to celebrate this … Continue reading

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The Contract

This is a story about a group of entrepreneurs that had the idea to form a company together.  Each had their own set of talents and resources and had been very successful on their own, but they believed they could … Continue reading

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Obama = Big Government

The 1930s witnessed the largest expansion of Federal government in our lifetime, until now.  The New Deal under Franklin D. Roosevelt created a multitude of new government agencies which in turn created thousands of new regulations and bureaucracy that transformed … Continue reading

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The Bus to Easy Street

This little story would make a good Stephen King novel.  Imagine you are in college and you hear about a big event coming soon.  A huge bus is headed to town and it is taking all who hop on to … Continue reading

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Let’s Eat The Rich

President Obama unveiled his $3.8 trillion budget for 2013 last month.  In short, he wants to spend almost $4 trillion dollars next year.  I, and most conservatives alike, feel that this is just too much spending.  We simply can’t afford … Continue reading

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We Have to Raise the Debt Ceiling Because Bush Lowered Taxes?

I constantly hear the president blaming the Bush tax cuts (and everything else besides his own actions) for our current deficits today. Is there any truth to that? The media will have you believe that the Bush tax cuts were mostly … Continue reading

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I Totally Agree With Obama

“Mr. President, I rise today to talk about America’s debt problem. The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. It is a sign that the U.S. Government can’t pay … Continue reading

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The Hard Core of Freedom

While doing some internet research (for a discussion on Facebook, no less), I stumbled across this article from the Daily Oklahoman published on December 9, 1951. I felt it was worth passing along. However, the citation of one quote in … Continue reading

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