Category: Politics

Discussions of activity by our Government in Washington D.C.

Jul 17

A ‘Broken’ America…

As I recently reported, I hoped to start writing here more often. In fact, I had a story ready to post last Friday, but after the events involving the sniper attack on Dallas Police on Thursday, I decided to postpone it. Of course then came the attack in Nice, France. the attempted coup in Turkey, and …

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Jul 08

Police lives DO matter

It is troubling to have followed the reports last night of the “ambush” style attack on the Dallas, Texas Police Department and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (“DART”) Police Department. First and foremost, my thoughts and prayers go out to the officers of both agencies and their families. This senseless actions of these few at …

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Jul 05

Article V Proposal: Investigations

Today I’m outlining the first of two proposals I have for the Convention of States to Amend the Constitution. Originally, I intended this was supposed to be presented as the second, but in light of the announcement today by the FBI of a recommendation of no charges for the clear violation of the law by Hillary Clinton, …

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Apr 21

The case for Voter ID

Texas Driver's License, Voter Registration Card and a "Vote" Button

Author’s note – I apologize for not posting in an extended period of time.  I’ve had a lot of things on my mind as of late, most of which I can’t discuss here.  I hope to get back to regular postings soon. In 2011, the Texas Legislature drafted, like many other states, a law that requires presenting …

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Mar 16

What if Obamacare really was like auto insurance?

So there’s been a lot of talk about the “Individual Mandate” of Obamacare.  I think the following video helps to put the truth in a perspective that we can understand.

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Feb 27

Make Mine Freedom

In the late 1940’s, the United States was watching the developing threat of the Soviet Union, Communism, and ultimately, the Cold War. It was no surprise, then, that the movie theaters of the day would run Pro-America/Pro-Capitalism “Propaganda” to remind citizens that our way of life is under attack. Harding College stepped forward with one …

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Feb 02

Don’t answer the door…

A co-worker sent this video to me today.  Like a scene from a bad horror film, could this be the future if Obama gets re-elected this fall? Or worse, the Democrats take back the House of Representatives? I don’t know about you, but I don’t think we can afford 4 more years. [H/T PowerLineBlog]

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Jan 18

Obama Admin flushes Keystone XL Pipeline

Oil and gas pipeline

Under my plan of a cap-and-trade system, electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket… – Barack Obama, January 2008 The Obama administration today insured us that oil prices will also continue to skyrocket, by blocking the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas. As is typical of this Administration, they passed the blame to someone else, as the …

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Dec 31

So Long 2011 – Welcome 2012

Champagne

As we pop the cork to celebrate the new year, it’s time to reflect back on the past year, and the year to come. 2011 started off with the Republicans taking control of the House of Representatives. Unfortunately, with Campaigner-in-Chief Obama’s political grandstanding, along with the Democrat controlled Senate, gridlock was the order of business …

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Jul 31

As expected…

The President and Congress has reached a reported deal to raise the debt limit, with some spending reductions over the next decade. Of course, they promise the cuts, and establishes yet another commission to produce a report (which they have to approve their recommended cuts) before a long-term debt limit increase will go into effect.

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