Author Archives: Buz Koelbel

Why elections matter: A worried businessman sums up

(‘76 Contributor) As I mentioned in previous recent essays, I am truly concerned that America’s best days are behind it. The multitude of headwinds that make this unfortunate direction a devastating reality are many-fold. I recap those issues.

** As a blessed and fortunate participant with a company celebrating its 60th year of operation during what was surely the halcyon days of America’s growth, Continue reading

‘Central planning’ blazoned across grinning Joe’s forehead

(‘76 Contributor) Never before have I realized that a face can be so revealing. In watching the vice-presidential debate, Joe Biden’s face said it all. It smacked of rudeness, disrespect, condescension, impatience, and somewhat juvenile. These are traits of people who believe they are above others, know it all, have all of the answers, and think that theirs is the only way.

The words “central planning” should have been tattooed across his forehead. Continue reading

Why elections matter: More from a worried businessman

(‘76 Contributor) How fragile, very fragile, is our democracy, our free market economic system, and our country. For the first time ever, I am concerned that America’s best days are behind it.

The Supreme Court decision on Obamacare upheld the most far-reaching, burdensome, and intrusive legislation in the history of our country. Continue reading

Why elections matter: A businessman’s perspective

(‘76 Contributor) Now that the DNC pomp and circumstance down in Charlotte is over, it’s time to look below the veneer of the crafty speech-writing and words so eloquently spoken by President Obama and former President Bill Clinton. Linked below is an article about President Obama from Newsweek, which is the antithesis of the bastion of conservatism. The true meaning of “transforming America” and his heavy socialist leanings are starting to trickle through the “protective wall” built around him by our liberal media. Continue reading