Our Eroding Liberty

A Facebook poll asks, "Should the Obama administration shut down Fox News?" The mere fact that such a question would even be asked is a sign of how much our free constitutional republic has declined. Even more sobering is the fact that, as of October...

The Destructive Force of Party Loyalty

I've been thinking a lot lately about our liberty in America, and how it has come under assault by those who are sworn to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States". Can anyone deny that the Federal Government has grown exponentially,...

Who Sets the Thermostat?

Who Sets the Thermostat? Do I believe in global climate change? Absolutely. Earth's climate has been changing for as long as there has been an Earth. Throughout this planet's history, change has been the only thing constant about its state. Why should...

What politics?

What politics? America is a joke; the corporations decide exactly what happens and when, they fund who they would like to run for president and and generally hold more power than the state. America doesn't have the politics you seem to think, it has...

Congress Investigating Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly half the members of a House of Representatives panel in control of Pentagon spending are under scrutiny by ethics investigators in Congress, The Washington Post reported on Friday. Investigations by two separate ethics...

Health Care Bill?

Is this Health care bill a good idea or bad one? I understood someone that I know that if you over 70 or have a special needs child. You don't get covered. You rot on the table. But someone educate me about the president plan

Social Security, why the Govt. doesn't care

In the 1930's, the "New Deal" introduced Social Security, and funded it with the newly created FICA payroll tax. Now, 70+ years later we know that, through fiduciary malfeasance by the United States Government, the Social Security program faces CERTAIN...

Obama’s Delay Is Turning Afghanistan Into A Quagmire

Posted on October 10, 2009 Barack Obama we are told is a smart man. He attended Columbia University and Harvard Law. He lectured Constitutional law at the University of Chicago, but does any of this qualify him to be Commander-in-Chief? On the campaign...

Socialism vs Capitalism

What's so great about Capitalism? And what's so scary about Socialism? Either one to an extreme is dangerous. On the Capitalism side you'd have Bernie Madoff. The Socialism side you'd have Stalin. Both are particularly unhealthy for a Democracy. What's...

liberal, a libertarian or a conservative

What would you be (liberal, libertarian or conservative) if: If you are willing to accept progressive tax rates/high taxes on the rich, but wouldn�t actively support them; And if you insist that workers have a right to form unions and you expect...

Limbaugh's Untruth

� Rush Was Punked: �Obama Thesis� Hoax by Claudine Zap It must have seemed so perfect. An obscure blogger unearths some pages of President Obama's college thesis. The report supposedly comes from big-time journalist Joe Klein of Time magazine. And the...

Just for Fun: Your Ideal Political Date

So, picture this. Suddenly, you are single and so is your most eligible member of government (MOG). Your eyes meet, and it's ... at the very least, strong attraction. 1. Who is your date? 2. Where do you go on your first date? 3. What would be your...

Cheney's Two Cents

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- After dialing back his attacks on President Obama's foreign policy, former Vice President Dick Cheney says the administration has damaged U.S. ties with key allies, dangerously wavered in Afghanistan, and sabotaged the Bush...

Barack Obama sees worst poll rating drop in 50 years

Gallup recorded an average daily approval rating of 53 per cent for Mr Obama for the third quarter of the year, a sharp drop from the 62 per cent he recorded from April. His current approval rating � hovering just above the level that would make...

Cheney Slams Obama on Afghanistan Policy

[B][SIZE="4"] Cheney Slams Obama on Afghanistan Policy[/SIZE][/B] During a speech at the Center for Security Policy, the former vice president pilloried the Obama administration on a variety of issues. The Obama administration is dithering on a...

The Hate Crime Bill

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Senate passed groundbreaking legislation Thursday that would make it a federal crime to assault an individual because of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity. The expanded federal hate crimes law now goes to...

Gang Rape Ok With 30 Republican's...

Senate Republicans are willing to accept gang rape of women employees of Haliburton/KBR. Senator Al Franken introduced an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would punish contractors if they "restrict their employees from taking workplace...

The Secret Service Delimna

From AP Wed Oct 21, 12:02 pm ET An internal congressional report questioning the ability of the Secret Service to continue fulfilling its duties was leaked to the Boston Globe. The report says the Secret Service is strained by a drastic increase in...

No to Unions...they are un-American!

Illinois's home health care workers have rejected an attempt to unionize providers under the auspices of SEIU and AFSCME. From CBS Chicago: Illinois workers who are paid by the state to care for severely disabled people in their homes have voted down...

Socialism Scare in America... Worthy of our Fear?

I posted part of this in another thread but I feel this topic deserves it's own separate thread... In this thread I would like to stay on the topic of the Socialism poses to America, rather than getting on topics like "Obama is a Socialist" (etc.) I...

Limbaugh and Sharpton

WASHINGTON (CNN)� Reverend Al Sharpton and his lawyers say they are preparing to file a defamation lawsuit against conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh for an op-ed published Saturday, which Sharpton alleges "erroneously" characterizes his...