Category Archive: Politics

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

Oct 03

“One Nation” was not indivisable with liberty and justice for all

I did not have the opportunity to view the “One Nation” rally yesterday.  As I had commented over on Big Government, I suspected that we the taxpayers were going to be stuck with the overall costs of this event. It appears that I was right.  Unlike the “Restoring Honor” rally on August 28th, this rally …

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Sep 08

Video: I Want Your Money

This came across in a recent post from American Solutions: I suspect it might give me good reason to go to the movies October 15th. See more at: IWantYourMoney.net

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Sep 06

Unions: Have they outlasted their purpose?

Author’s Note: While not directly a member of a union, I am the son of a union Ironworker (Now Retired), and have many other friends and family members that are members of various unions. Labor Day conjures up the last gasp of summer, and typically marks the beginning of the school year, along with the …

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Sep 04

59 Days to Election Day: An Electoral Katrina Coming?

I admit, I’ve not been a big follower of politics until recently.  Since the 2008 election, my interests in what has been guiding our country the wrong way has only intensified. Admittedly, a employer mandated 5% pay cut in the spring of 2009 didn’t help my spirits any, nor watching close co-workers get sidelined to meet …

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Aug 29

Was Beck’s “Restoring Honor” Rally truely an insult to MLK?

I had the chance yesterday to watch Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” Rally, on what would be the 47th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Beck chose the Lincoln Memorial site of the rally as it is situated amongst the many monuments to Washington, Jefferson and Veterans of our …

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Jul 18

Congress Shall Make No Law…

From the fine folks over at Big Government I got word today of a new blog. Congress Shall Make No Law is brought to you by the Institute for Justice and is covering issues surrounding free speech. Remember the First Amendment to the Constitution reads: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, …

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Jul 17

Is Sheila Jackson Lee this out of touch???

As if there’s not enough other reasons for Sheila Jackson Lee to be voted out of office, we can add this one:

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Jul 10

YouCut: You Can Make a Difference

Around Memorial Day, Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) along with several other Republican Members of Congress introduced a new program.  Under his Republican Whip website, this program, YouCut was launched.  The concept is simple, take 5 ideas for cost savings and allow citizens to vote for the one they strongly believe should be cut.  Each week, …

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