Leftist Parties Voted Out In Irish Landslide.
It looks like the more fiscally conservative of the Irish political parties, Fine Gael, will form the next Irish government. Fine Gael seems to have over 36% of the vote in the just held Irish elections. The current government party, Fianna Fáil, who presided over the Irish bailout by the EU came in fourth with just 15% of the vote. Historically the Fine Gael party | Read More »
Tea Party Primary Challengers, Anyone, for the 7 Reps Who Voted NO on Defunding PP?
If the Tea Party in interested in primary challenges for Republicans in the next Congress, here are the 7 who voted NO on defunding Planned Parenthood (also known as Margaret Sangers “Negro Project”). Charlie Bass (NH), Judy Biggert (IL), Mary Bono Mack (CA), Charlie Dent (PA), Robert Dold (IL), Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ), Richard Hanna (NY). Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) voted present.
Lets Slash and Burn the Federal Budget and Give Power back to the States!
Viva the 10th amendment!!! We have had decades to see that the Federal Gov’t spends Billions on things best left to the States: Dept of Education doesn’t educate….$46 Billion Dept of Energy doesn’t produce energy….$26.3 Billion HUD doesn’t produce housing or urban development….$47.5 Billion Commerce doesn’t produce commerce….$13 Billion Transportation doesn’t produce transportation….$72.5 Billion Labor doesn’t produce labor…$13.3 Billion EPA doesn’t protect the environment….$10.5 Billion | Read More »
Want to Be a “Decider”? SHOW UP at Your Monthly County GOP Meeting!
Ron Robinson asked: “…what was it about you that got you so quickly selected as a state delegate in so many different states?” The people who run the GOP DO NOT WANT YOU the Conservative-noun/TEA Party or Pro-Life Activist to just SHOW UP! They have the County Meetings and all Conventions planned out. Who they will elect for which position, what planks they will have | Read More »
Be a Precinct Delegate, How I did it in MI, TX and CO
In 1972, when I was 18, I registered as a candidate for Precinct Delegate and won the election in the March MI primary and went to the Genessee County MI Convention. From there I was elected as a delegate to the District and MI State Convention. At the State Convention I had my first taste of Affirmative Action. It was decided by the Romney Republicans I was young | Read More »
Capitalism, Infrastructure, and Freedom
In my last Diary we discussed Infrastructure as a secret to the United States having the worlds most productive society. A friend from Dallas pointed out how America, like Brazil, China and Russia are all blessed with abundant natural resources but that America has used it’s capital to build the infrastructure required to develop those resources more efficiently, creating enormous wealth for our society. We looked at only two areas of infrastucture, Roads and | Read More »
Infrastructure: The United States’ Secret to Remaining the Most Productive Economy in the World
Have you ever wondered why the United States has the largest manufacturing and consuming economy in the world and should stay that way for many years to come? Have you wondered WHEN China, India or Brazil will overtake the U.S as the worlds largest economy? If so, you may want to compare just two aspects of infrastructure hurdles, Roads and Railroads, that prevent these three countries, or any other, from overtaking the | Read More »
U.S. Manufacturing Base Far From Dead
My First Diary Entry! The US Manucturing Base is far from dead. Looking at some historical numbers we see: Country 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 USA 1,041 1,289 1,543 1,624 1,712 1,756 1,831 China 145 300 484 734* 891* 1,106* 1,399** Japan 810 1,219 1,034 979 927 923 1,045 Germany 438 517 392 571 608 711 767 Italy 240 226 206 295 302 | Read More »