The "Race" card...

It seems the past decade or two, the politicians have managed to tag the "race card" to just about every issue that has arisen, and in the VAST majority of instances, the claims are ludicrous at best, inflammatory and malicious at worst. Whether it's...

neocon definition

Urban Dictionary 1. Neocon Criminally insane spenders that believe in killing brown people for the new world order. Huge Orwellian government, unfathomable amounts of spending, bomb tens of thousands of people to death to rearrange the globe. Take the...

Obama and Sharpton use Race Card over Arizona law

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says he's ready to challenge Arizona's new immigration law. Sharpton joined Lillian Rodriguez Lopez from the Hispanic Federation on Sunday to speak out against the law. They say activists are also prepared to commit...

Money Buys Elections

Democrats dominate list of lobbyist: fundraisers WASHINGTON Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:08pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic Party's 2010 congressional election campaign is looking to an elite group of lobbyists for bundled political contributions...

GM Loan Repayment Scam

GM Loan Repayment Scam �We have repaid our government loan in full, with interest, five years ahead of the original schedule.� � Ed Whitacre, CEO General Motors in an advertisement (below). So � pretty exciting that GM is paying off its government loan...

Arizona Immigration bill stirs conroversy

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has signed Arizona Senate Bill 1070, the Arizona immigration bill, making it the new Arizona immigration law. The law is hotly contested by many people, including the President of the United States. It is alleged the law...

All Americans can get health care!

Unless they're women and they get breast cancer, that is. http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE63M2YM20100423 "In a letter dated April 22 to Angela Braly, WellPoint's chief executive, Sebelius said she was "surprised and disappointed" to learn from a...

Obama: Shape Up Or Ship Out!

This venerable and much honored WW II vet is well known in Hawaii for his seventy-plus years of service to patriotic organizations and causes all over the country. A humble man without a political bone in his body, he has never spoken out before about...

The Ways of Washington

Wall Street gives much to lawmakers in reform debate David Morgan WASHINGTON Thu Apr 22, 2010 5:46pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress may want to look tough on financial reform in front of voters but that has...

We can pay with Chickens and Vegetables!

Sue Lowden (R-NV) thinks you can pay for your Dr. visits with chickens, and Mike Bell (R-TN) thinks you can pay for your Dr. visits with vegetables. NO, THIS IS NOT A JOKE! Anyone here know of any Doctor who will provide treatment in exchange for...

Obama suggests value-added tax may be an option

:eek: WASHINGTON � President Barack Obama suggested Wednesday that a new value-added tax on Americans is still on the table, seeming to show more openness to the idea than his aides have expressed in recent days. Before deciding what revenue options...

Does Canada know (see) more than US?

I'm asking that everyone look at this and voice their opinions. Please click on all the links and read them, too. http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/22221 DC Knows that Obama is Ineligible for Office By JB Williams Tuesday, April 20, 2010...

Obama backers show signs of disappointment

Reuters) - Gay rights activists heckled President Barack Obama this week at a Democratic event that exposed signs of disenchantment threatening the party in November's congressional elections. Five million first-time voters turned out in 2008, many...

health insurance

Is this for real? I just read a commentary on the editorial page of my local newspaper. The author is Jonathan Gurwitz. He states "the Congressional Research Service reports members of congress may have unintentionally written themselves and their...

Jefferson v Clinton

Recently, former President Bill Clinton commented about the danger of anti-government sentiment. How does this compare to comments of Thomas Jefferson? [COLOR="Blue"][FONT="Palatino Linotype"][SIZE="4"][B][I]"The spirit of resistance to government is...

Goldman Sachs May Be Obama's Enron

As the Democrats attempt to push a new financial regulation bill through Congress the emerging Goldman Sachs scandal threatens to engulf the Obama administration. As most everyone now knows, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has brought suit...

Legalizing Drugs in the Land of the Free

What someone does to their own body is their own business so long as they are not affecting anyone else. So I might have a drinking problem, but that is my business and the government has no duty to step in until I am a threat to others. is Milton...

Only 22% Trust Federal Gvt.

I read this in the Houston Chronicle while having lunch, here is the same article on the POLITICO website. I don't know anything about POLITICOS leanings, but if you google you will find this story everywhere......

Pick your party of choice...

As exemplified in these forums, there are dozens of people that believe their political party is the "good" party and the other one is the "bad" party. To varying degrees, but the rhetoric is there. Unwilling to look at their own party under the harsh...

The Problem with the Financial Regulation Reform Bill

Senate Dems may drop $50 billion resolution fund: sources WASHINGTON Fri Apr 16, 2010 7:29pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats are considering dropping a controversial proposal to set up a $50 billion fund to pay for liquidating...