Way back in the early days of America, there were a wide assortment of traveling salesmen roaming from town to town selling everything from pots and pans to “magic elixir” guaranteed to cure everything from warts to polio. These unscrupulous traveling elixir peddlers became known by several terms, the most popular of which referred to […]
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As we go further into the primary season I find the Republican Party doing more each day to ensure that Barack Obama gets re-elected in November. The establishment Republican elitists drove Herman Cain out of the running with a smear campaign of innuendo and accusation without one shred of evidence that any of these women […]
. The Conressional Budget Office (CBO) treated us with some bad, yet expected, news: Another year with a deficit exceeding a Trillion dollars. In their release, the CBO said: CBO projects a $1.1 trillion federal budget deficit for fiscal year 2012 if current laws remain unchanged. Measured as a share of the nation’s output (gross […]
. Fifteen term Indiana congressman Dan Burton announced today that he will not seek re-election to his 5th district seat in Congress. The 73 year old Burton announced his decision today while addressing members of the Indiana House Of Representatives, but did not elaborate with details. Burton narrowly escaped the 2010 Republican primary election, beating […]
Today – Monday, January 30, 2012 – starting at 7pm Eastern, Twitter users are encouraged to participate in a “TwitterBomb” for the National Defense Authorization Act or NDAA. The NDAA allows for the unlawful, indefinite detention of American citizens, and has been mostly ignored by the media and politicians. Only two Presidential candidates oppose this […]
Would you trust your 7 year old child to “self-regulate” their sugar intake the day after Halloween? Just leave your child with a gigantic bowl of candy, and tell them to use their own discretion. Sounds ridiculous doesn’t it? Members of Congress are now claiming that they will try something akin to that. Congress doesn’t […]
On January 25th, CDN reported on the new video by Florida GOP Candidate Mark Oxner, which was titled “Turn This Ship Around”. The video created a buzz due to the unique – even odd – nature of the video, with it’s plethora of innuendos and subtle messages. Now, the message is spreading. Connecticut Republican Brian K. […]
The 2012 Congressional races kicked off only hours after the filing period began. Republican Luke Messer waited mere hours to file his papers to run in Indiana’s 6th District – which is being vacated as 6-time incumbent Mike Pence is vying for Governor.
On Tuesday, January 31st, Floridians will be heading to the polling booths to vote in the Presidential primaries for their state. But there is another election on Tuesday, and it’s on the other side of the continent. Oregonians will be participating in a special election to fill the vacant seat for the state’s 1st Congressional, […]
. Only two fistfuls of days after President Obama shut the door on the Keystone Pipeline project, it appears that The House Of Representatives and Speaker Of The House John Boehner may be kicking that door back open. On Sunday, Speaker Boehner spoke with ABC’s Jake Tapper on “This Week” saying: “All options are on […]
. Congress is fresh off the ‘Great Debt Debate of 2011′, and wasting no time in kicking off Round 2 of this fight. Today, the US Senate rejected a bill that would have prevented raising the Debt Ceiling by another $1.2 Trillion. CNN.com has reported: A procedural motion to move forward with the bill was […]
THE FACTS ABOUT UNITED STATES ENERGY One of the biggest drains on the American economy is, undoubtedly the importation of energy. In the early 1970′s the United States was the world’s largest producer of Oil and Natural Gas. If we still remain near the top of the world’s list of producers – #3 according to the […]
The 2012 State of the Union address has come and gone with little change in the White House’s view of the world. This is unfortunate. America needs viable solutions, not more wishful thinking. Most disturbing is the continued, steadfast insistence that doubling America’s corporate tax rate will somehow create middle class jobs. After repeated failures […]
United States Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke on January 21st. He told an internist that he was “seeing white flecks, numbness in his left arm and unusual sensations in his left leg”. Kirk underwent a successful three-hour surgery to remove a piece of his skull to relieve the pressure on his brain. However, […]
How Both Parties Have Stolen Our Liberty, And Our Constitution “Anyone But Obama” and “Any Republican” seem to be the mantras of far too many voters in the 2012 election cycle. Although I understand the reasons and sentiments behind these views, I still remain in awe at the deafening silence about the impending congressional races. The […]