Outsourcing? Charlie Wilson sells furniture made in China.
Charlie Wilson, the former pro-life former Congressman from my district here in southeast Ohio, the battleground sixth district, lost his seat in Congress when he folded like a cheap sofa bed along with Bart Stupak and voted for Obamacare. Now he wants his seat back, even though he has embraced that damning vote, among others, and has offered no new reasons to vote for him. Wilson’s | Read More »
Successful Small Business Owner on the Public-Sector Union Kerfuffle
My dad began working for himself as a carpenter and cabinet maker the year I was born, when he was 25 years old. Thirty-two years and four kids later, Crowe’s Cabinets, Inc., is a successful, small, *non-union* cabinet shop just outside of Youngstown, Ohio. I don’t believe he has ever employed more than 10 people at a time. Through the recession of late they haven’t | Read More »
DEMOCRAT Strickland Judicial Appointee Arrested on Corruption Charges
Between Mahoning (my home) and Cuyahoga counties, you’d think Ohioans would stop trust Democrats entirely. (For clarification, I’ve provided party identifications, since the reporters unexpectedly failed to do so.) In a slew of arrests this morning in Cuyahoga County (Cleveland area) Judge Steven Terry was hauled in by the FBI as part of a broad corruption investigation. Terry was appointed by DEMOCRAT Governor Ted Strickland | Read More »
Clash of Realms: Bishop Tobin, Representative Kennedy, and Church-State Entanglement.
Thomas J. Tobin, bishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of Providence, Rhode Island has apparently instructed Rep. Patrick Kennedy not to present himself for Holy Communion due to the latter’s pro-abortion stance and his public statements asserting that his standing as a Catholic is unaffected by his dissent from the unwavering and well-known position of the Church on this issue. Is this an inappropriate and | Read More »
Quisling, Moral Coward. (or, “Judas got 30 pieces of silver; how ’bout you?”)
Dear Congressman Wilson– So you’ve decided to vote for the healthcare bill. I’ll not waste more pixels trying to convince you of its wrongness–you’re clearly beyond convincing or rational argumentation based in fact, reality, or sanity. I’m especially surprised by your announcement in the wake of the recent elections in which opponents of the government healthcare plan won in Virginia, New Jersey, and even in | Read More »
OHIO: Vote Yes for local control and regulation of farms!
Someone whom I trust and who works in local farming in Ohio wrote the following about ISSUE 2 here in Ohio. (The one @ewerickson described so nicely as “banning choking chickens and spanking monkeys.”) In short, it’s a local solution to a concern that national interests may exploit to have more restrictive measures passed in the future. It’s a constitutional amendment to prevent national interest | Read More »
Dear Congressman: You’re either lying, or you’re an idiot. Because we’re not.
A friend just wrote the following blistering letter to his and my ostensibly pro-life, “Blue Dog” Democrat Congressman, Charlie Wilson, OH 6. I recommend reading right through the end, but once you start I think you’ll find it hard not to read all the way through. Enjoy… Dear Congressman Wilson, I received your letter this past Friday and was frankly disappointed at the way that | Read More »
Another Letter to Congressman Charlie Wilson
These just seem to be too easy… I wonder if they’ve already assigned my emails to go directly into the trash… Dear Congressman Wilson– Sometime today a resolution to punish Congressman Joe Wilson will come before the House. I do hope you will vote against this resolution, or, if we are to punish wrongs, I hope you will support efforts to punish Congressman Charlie Rangel | Read More »
Letter to Congressman Wilson
Just sent this to my Congressman via his online e-mail submission form. Oh, it’s Congressman Charlie Wilson of Ohio’s sixth district. Dear Congressman Wilson– I was in Washington this past weekend. Sorry I didn’t stop by to see you, but the crowd made it tough to move anywhere. I did, however, enjoy a nice dinner at the Dubliner after standing with more than 250,000 fellow | Read More »
“Just a politician” v. Real Person
I think Specialist and a commenter on that post were onto something. I think Palin’s political history suggests he may be more right than anyone who says anything about her being “just a politician.” Hillary is “just a politician,” and it’s all she’s ever been. Ditto Obama. Kennedy. Romney. Ford, Jr., Tim Ryan (my parents’ Congressman, who got elected to the Ohio statehouse, is now in | Read More »