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The Federal Budget

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The Federal Budget broken down to where you can understand it. U.S. Tax Revenue: $2,170,000,000,000 Federal Budget: $3,820,000,000,000 New Debt: $1,650,000,000,000 National Debt: $14,271,000,000,000 Recent budget cut: $38,500,000,000   Now remove 8 zeros and pretend it’s a household budget. Annual Family Income: $21.700 Money the family spent: $38,200 New debt on credit card: $16,500 Outstanding … Continue readings

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Airport Scanners

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Here’s a solution to all the controversy over full body scanners at airports. Have a booth that you can step into that will not x-ray you, but will detonate any explosive device you may have on you. It would be a win-win for everyone, there would be none of this foolishness about racial profiling and … Continue readings

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Taxes and Prosperity

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I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. Winston Churchill   Picture credit: United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.

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2011-2012 Hunting Regulations

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The 2011 to 20012 Iowa Hunting and Trapping regulations are now out from the DNR.  We have a case of them in stock and you can pick up your free copy anytime during store hours.  We also sell licenses so you can get a current  hunting, fishing, or trapping license in the same stop if … Continue readings

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SEAL_IOWA

Purchasing a rifle or shotgun only requires that you be at least 18 years of age.  A photo ID is required, and the instant background check is required to be completed. The background check is run by phone at the store when a purchase is completed, and normally takes only a few minutes.  If you have … Continue readings

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Purchasing a handgun in Iowa requires either a “Permit to Acquire a Handgun” or a “concealed weapons carry permit., either professional or non-professional.  A photo ID is also required.   If you have a carry permit, the permit to acquire is not also required to purchase.  Federal law requires you to be 21 years old … Continue readings

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