Amnesty

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"][B] Suppose ... just suppose ... Obama, by Executive Order, gave actual or de facto amnesty to the millions of illegal aliens without Congress ever taking a vote. Think of the benefit of handling amnesty in this manner: (1)...

Ethics panel outlines 13 charges against Rangel

WASHINGTON � House investigators on Thursday alleged 13 violations of and federal law by veteran New York Rep. Charles Rangel. The charges include failure to report rental income from vacation property in the Dominican Republic and failing to report...

Politics as Usual?

If this forum is indeed coming to an end, I have to say I will miss this forum and especially the politics threads. I don't know how the new group forums are going to be, but they sound cliquish to me. Politics seem naturally divided and cliquish in...

Obama's message to voters: Stick with Democrats

Obama's message to voters: Stick with Democrats, otherwise things could get worse under GOP By ERICA WERNER Associated Press Writer (AP) 03:31:09 AM (ET), Wednesday, July 28, 2010 (WASHINGTON) President Barack Obama, who rocketed to the White House...

Republican Political Email (part deux)

Now and then one does receive some "Republican" email that IS verified, at least by [/URL]: (as received this morning in email) A LETTER FROM A PROCTER AND GAMBLE EXECUTIVE TO THE PRESIDENT* THE LAST SENTENCE IS THE MOST CHILLING Lou Pritchett is one...

The Bush Tax Cuts

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama remains committed to extend Bush-era tax cuts for middle class Americans but thinks those for the wealthy ought to expire to help ease the U.S. budget deficit, the White House said on Tuesday. Obama made the argument...

Obama. Please put the Pope in jail.

Obama. Please put the Pope in jail. Obama. Please arrest my Pope. It speaks to Duty and law enforcement. Religionists of all stripes should demand action against known criminals regardless of religious affiliations. No one should be above the law. Is...

More Republican Political Email

Every President since 1912 has been the honorary President of the Boy Scouts of America. President Obama refused that honor. Did you hear anything about the Boy Scouts 100th Anniversary? Why did the press ignore it? Let's see, they promote honor,...

Death Penalty Reform Blues

Has President Obama get the "death penalty reform blues? I believe Congress will become a "law enforcement reform center" for politicians and crimefighters to collaborate on the justice-oriented issues facing both sides of government in America and...

Death Penalty Reform Blues

Has President Obama get the "death penalty reform blues? I believe Congress will become a "law enforcement reform center" for politicians and crimefighters to collaborate on the justice-oriented issues facing both sides of government in America and...

Straight-Only Military - To Honor History??

In another thread John used this statement as part of a list proving he is libertarian by taking stances defending the individual citizen. [QUOTE=JohnLocke;801060][LIST] [*]For individual citizens in the military who do not want to change the entire...

Welfare agencies see wave of voters

The recession that impoverished millions of Americans is producing a side effect: new voters. Lawsuits by voting rights groups in Missouri and Ohio have led hundreds of thousands of people to file voter registration applications at welfare agencies, as...

The Link Between the Environment & Immigration

I remember back in the 1970's and 80's there was more discussion of population, immigration, overpopulation, etc. Listening to current debate over immigration, I don't hear anything about the link with the environment. FIRST! Lemme assure you I do not...

Obama Urges Liberals to 'Keep Up the Fight'

Obama Urges Liberals to 'Keep Up the Fight' Michael R. Blood AP LAS VEGAS (July 24) -- President Barack Obama made an election-season appeal Saturday to disgruntled liberal activists and bloggers, assuring them his administration is committed to their...

Small Business Jobs Plan

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged the Senate on Friday to complete work on a small-business jobs plan that has been a subject of partisan wrangling but could come up for a vote within the next few days. Obama said he hopes "we can now finish the...

Limbaugh's Reaction

(CNN) -- If Shirley Sherrod had 30 seconds with conservative website blogger Andrew Breitbart, her response would be simple. "I'd tell him he's a liar," Sherrod told CNN's "John King, U.S.A." on Thursday. The former Agriculture Department employee was...

The Improper Payment Elimination Act

Washington (CNN) -- President Obama will sign into law Thursday the Improper Payment Elimination Act -- an effort designed to slim down wasteful government programs and curb fraud in federal spending. "The fact is, Washington is a place where tax...

A Little Milton Friedman, Anyone?

There's no Philosophy forum. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1lWk4TCe4U&NR=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Lp2kGJASGY&NR=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GapXLpLoZBs&NR=1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0Ocv8aMBjk&NR=1...

What Congress Spends on Itself

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"][B] What Congress spends on itself. http://www.aolnews.com/house-money/article/the-other-congressional-spending-how-the-house-spent-1-billion-on-itself/19522761[/B][/FONT]

Unions now facing competition? Great idea!

The Chula Vista Fair and Open Competition Initiative, Measure G was on the June 8, 2010 ballot in San Diego County for voters in the City of Chula Vista, where it was approved.[1] Yes: 12,884 (56.37%) No: 9,971 (43.63%) Measure G bans a type of labor...

ID Required

[SIZE="3"][SIZE="4"][FONT="Book Antiqua"] ID Required The Federal government is sueing Arizona for having an immagraton law that is harder to enforce than the Fed version. In AZ you have to already be involed in some form of crime, the Fed law has no...

Would you call her Racist?

This is a video of Shirley Sherrod. She got fired from her job with the Dept of Agriculture because of what she said to the NAACP. She's being accused of being racist based on the vid. Please watch it. It's about 2 1/2 minutes. Sorry for the sound, but...

Jobless benefits extension clears Senate hurdle

[SIZE="4"]WASHINGTON � Legislation to restore unemployment benefits to millions who have been out of work for more than six months broke free of Senate Republican delaying tactics on Tuesday. Senators voted 60-40, clearing the way for passage of the...

Obama calls on GOP to stop blocking legislation...

Obama calls on GOP to stop blocking legislation providing benefits for out-of-work Americas By JULIE PACE Associated Press Writer (AP) 11:47:22 AM (ET), Monday, July 19, 2010 (WASHINGTON) President Barack Obama took aim at Republican lawmakers Monday,...

The Strategic Lines Have Been Drawn

(Reuters) - A top Republican lawmaker on Sunday predicted his party would win back the House of Representatives from Democrats in the November mid-term elections, as both parties previewed the arguments they will deploy in the battle for control of...