Hennessy's View

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Money Problems? Borrow Your Kids’ Social Security Numbers

Why not? Kids have a clean slate when it comes to credit scores. Sure, they don’t have a long history, but you can help with that. And you can buy that 56-inch 3D LED TV you’ve been craving. In a few months, you might even be able to buy a new car—on your kid’s credit. **Best of all, you really don’t need to pay it off. Let your kids pay that loan. Read more →

The Tea Party’s Real Purpose Is …

We talk about liberty, limited government, freedom, Constitutional principles, and the like. Those are all relevant to the purposes of the conservative grassroots movement. But are they ends? Or are they just means? I believe they are means. In the founders’ writings we find clues to the end, even they don’t state it explicitly. Jefferson did. Jay came close. And Adams implicitly understood that end. Let me ask this: what’s the point of all the work we did in the past two years? Read more →