John T. Nightingale

Government can’t fake it

There is a management void in the White House, our economy is a disaster and all polls indicate the need for jobs is the biggest concern of most Americans. I need an explanation ho ...

Is that a Madagascar ebony Gibson?

News flash that most did not see: A recent article tells of federal agents swooping in on Gibson Guitar, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville. Another raid lookin ...

Mere 4 percent disfunctional

Here are some interesting numbers from the recent Rasmussen Daily Presidential Tracking Poll. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of “Likely U.S. Voters” shows th ...

US geologists make discovery

Breaking news: President Obama has just confirmed that the D.C. earthquake occurred on a rare and obscure fault-line, apparently known as “Bush’s Fault” John T. Nightingale, ...

The chickens are thankful

Bad new for the consumer is good news for some. Recently, Bloomberg Television’s “In the Loop,” discussed the economy. They suggested that, “recession signals in the world ...

Think before you try this

There are just too many zeros in trillions of dollars for anyone to understand so let’s simplify the numbers. The debt is over $14,000,000,000,000 trillions. Let’s make it look ...

Behind the Signature: John T. Nightingale

Lives in: Auburn, “17 years on July 10.” Job: Owns two businesses. “Dieselcraft makes oil and fuel purification devices. It’s primarily Internet-based. The assembly and tes ...

President doesn’t measure up as leader

Recently the president said the following in reference to Congress: “They need to do their job. Now’s the time to go ahead and make the tough choices. That’s why they’re ca ...

Institute higher taxes for all

The votes are in and it is time to raise taxes on all Americans. President (Barack) Obama claims 80 percent of the public supports Democrats’ demand for tax increases. “The Ame ...

US salting away big cash stash

I was on a mission to discover where exactly the government is spending all the money it borrows. You would expect to hear of a government office somewhere just handing out bundles ...

What we need is a free market

A subsidy is a form of financial assistance paid to a business or economic sector. Most subsidies are made by the government to producers or distributors in an industry to preven ...

USA barely treads water

Cicero once said, “A nation can survive its fools and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.” Earlier this month, Republican Congressman Paul Ryan publ ...

Rising taxes thwart business

Tax the job creators and tax the entrepreneurs some more and see what is happening in the state of Illinois and may well be happening in California. The ingenious policy-makers in ...

How to make California safe

We are saddened by the devastation in Japan but we should look at the bright side. We got the wake-up call that nuclear power is not perfect and an accident may cause the loss of l ...

Obama doesn’t know how to cut

Mr. (John T.) Nightingale summed it up perfectly with his letter published Feb. 17. President (Barack) Obama does in fact want to make drastic cuts to our domestic programs. He s ...