Welcome to The Old Guy PhD.
This Blog is dedicated to promoting individual freedom, free markets, sound fiscal and monetary policy, economic growth, and limited government. In other words, it is dedicated to the principles for which this country fought in the Revolutionary War and were subsequently established by the Founding Fathers in our Constitution and Bill of Rights. Unfortunately, these important concepts, which have been embedded in our society for over 200 years, have been in the process of erosion for a large part of the last century and never more so than during the last few years.
Government has been reducing our freedoms by increasingly expanding its size and control over our lives through regulations, taxation, and unsustainable future commitments; all of which threaten our survival as a great nation. This is a very unfavorable trend and, if not corrected, our personal liberties and capacity for economic growth and innovation in the global world will continue to decline. It is because of my belief that America is in serious danger of losing its unique heritage that I would like to contribute to informing as many as are interested in how and where we are straying from our original national principles and in identifying ways to protect our liberties and improve our potential as a country. The better informed we are as citizens, the more likely we will elect governmental representatives who truly support the will of the United States people. We need to return to the foundations upon our nation was created.
As Abraham Lincoln said, “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”
We have a great country, a great tradition, and a great culture. Let us keep them.
Thanks to those of you visiting the website.
The Old Guy PhD