Are We A Democracy, or a Republic?

As Benjamin Franklin put it, the founders gave us "A republic, if you can keep it." Too many people in America either have not been taught correctly or do not seem to care about the actual political structure that was set up by the constitution. Too...

James Madison - A True Visionary

Not only is he recognized as the father of the Constitution for espousing, along with John Adams, the idea of a 3 branch federal government to balance the powers, but he also said the following which is proving to be realized more and more every day in...

Obama calls on Republicans to 'drop the blockade'

Obama calls on Republicans to 'drop the blockade' on small business aid package By JULIE PACE Associated Press Writer (AP) 03:43:33 PM (ET), Monday, August 30, 2010 (WASHINGTON) President Barack Obama exhorted Congress on Monday to make passage of a...

Beck seeks help restoring traditional American values

Beck seeks help restoring traditional American values; Sharpton tries to keep King dream alive By PHILIP ELLIOTT and NAFEESA SYEED Associated Press Writers (AP) 01:03:14 AM (ET), Sunday, August 29, 2010 (WASHINGTON) Conservative commentator Glenn Beck...

An Interesting Study

I was reading an article today by a very well educated, well respected conservative writer and educator named Terence P. Jeffrey. He was writing about the disparity of who votes which way based on education and social status, the article was based on a...

socialism is awesome, just ask Cuba

Yep, socialism works really well: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100828/ap_on_bi_ge/cb_cuba_market_reforms so well in fact that they're now having to face reality and have opened up to some free market prInciples to try and save their economy. Albeit...

Obama Picks Xavier University for Katrina Speech

Obama Picks Xavier University for Katrina Speech; Catholic Critics Are Mum David Gibson President Obama will make his centerpiece address on Sunday's fifth anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster at Xavier University, a Catholic school in New...

The New Civil Rights Movement

(CNN) -- The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece is slated to speak Saturday at a controversial rally by radio talk show host Glenn Beck scheduled to take place in the same location as her uncle's "I Have a Dream" speech. Saturday is also the 47th...

This nation was established as a citadel of liberty

Socialism is the ultimate end game for communists, progressives and fascists. These ideologies in practice are socialism � although some would say that pure socialism requires/has no government or dictator to coerce � I say since it has never happened...

When did we all give our sovereignty to the U.N.?

So, I was amazingly disturbed and angered by the information in the links below, don't worry the info is from the AP and the State Department's own website. No political sites of any kind cited here....

Obama echoes Bush's hope

Obama echoes Bush's hope that oil will fuel Iraq's postwar future By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer (AP) 06:13:51 PM (ET), Friday, August 27, 2010 (WASHINGTON) When the U.S. overthrew Saddam Hussein seven years ago, the Bush administration...

Congrssional Conduct - should we continue ignoring it?

Recently there has been a lot of activity revolving around congressional conduct. There have been 2 high profile and longstanding members of congress brought up on ethics charges to the house ethics committee. Very public and well known is Charlie...

Our Politicians Encourage Illegal Activity

Which is why we need change in the laws and actual enforcement of our laws. For example the immigration issue. (I wonder how many people just stopped reading after the word immigration?, and right about here come the insults about how I'm racist and...

Son of former VP Dan Quayle wins

Son of former VP Dan Quayle wins Republican congressional primary in Arizona By BOB CHRISTIE Associated Press Writer (AP) 04:11:06 AM (ET), Wednesday, August 25, 2010 (PHOENIX) The son of former Vice President Dan Quayle won the Republican primary for...

Would it be the end, or a new beginning?

So opinion question � what do you think will happen if the government were to stop paying out social security, food stamps, assisted living, medicare, medicaid... Basically if they just stopped with the entitlement programs altogether? A) The world...

Biden on House GOP

Biden on House GOP leader's economic speech: 'I'm still waiting for what it is they are for' (AP) 08:19:02 PM (ET), Tuesday, August 24, 2010 (WASHINGTON) Vice President Joe Biden says an economic speech by the House Republican leader, including a call...

Justice Department Seeks Ebonics Experts

AUGUST 23--The Department of Justice is seeking to hire linguists fluent in Ebonics to help monitor, translate, and transcribe the secretly recorded conversations of subjects of narcotics investigations, according to federal records. A maximum of nine...

The Ultimate in Hypocrisy

The current "redistribution of wealth" crowd in Washington certainly won't publicize these facts, and we KNOW they will exempt themselves from any legislation, but here is the net worth of your Congressmen as of 2008: 1) John Kerry - Democrat - 230.98...

Which is worse, Democratic party or Republican party?

Sad and shocking though it may be, if you actually believe that one is better or worse than the other, you have bought into the propaganda machine part and parcel. You have given up any semblance of cognitive reasoning ability. The simple fact is that...

More on the "mosque"

Ok, so the "mosque" doesn't get built two blocks away from the so called "Ground Zero" ..... but what then? (This is intended to be a Positive thread so please keep it that way and don't hijack it for more of the same old debate in the other threads)...

Congressional approval ratings

By just about any poll you care to name, the approval rating of our illustrious Congress is at the lowest level it's EVER been, and doesn't show any sign of improvement. The fact that this is largely IGNORED by every member of Congress serves to...

Judge temporarily blocks stem cell regulations

Judge temporarily blocks stem cell regulations in setback for Obama administration By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer (AP) 12:00:45 AM (ET), Tuesday, August 24, 2010 (WASHINGTON) A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked government rules...