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In real life I'm a Linux and Windows system administrator, write for Heartland Institute and FreedomWorks, and talk a lot about voting. I'm also a Precinct Committeeman in Central Illinois and a 2012 Republican National Convention delegate.

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    Speaker Boehner’s Electile Dysfunction

    Speaker Boehner's Electile Dysfunction

    For the first time in years, House Speaker John Boehner has a serious primary challenger. JD Winteregg is a self-described Tea Party candidate. The Speaker is worried enough to be running TV ads in the district, something he has seldom done in the past. Winteregg has an ad of his own, and it’s sure to raise a few, er, eyebrows. Why Boehner is worried Winteregg | Read More »

    The Court Case That Could Save You $700 Billion

    The Court Case That Could Save You $700 Billion

    America may be on the verge of a giant tax cut. A tax increase created illegally by the Obama IRS when interpreting ObamaCare may come to an end, struck down as unconstitutional overreach. Oral arguments Tuesday showed judges leaning toward forcing the administration to follow the law as written. In Halbig v Sebelius, a group of citizens and businesses is challenging the authority of the | Read More »

    The War On Christmas

    Every year after the Thanksgiving national holiday, Americans begin preparing to celebrate the Christmas national holiday. Others, who perhaps see themselves protecting the freedom of religion for those who don’t practice Christianity, try to prevent the trappings of a religious holiday from intruding into the public square.  That’s all well and good, but in doing so they are missing the chance to celebrate the greatest non-religious holiday | Read More »

    Congress Should Not Have Its Obamacare Paid

    enator David Vitter (R-LA) and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) will hold a press conference today, September 30 at 3:30 p.m. EDT at the “Senate Swamp,” on the northeast grounds of the U.S. Capitol. The press conference is to urge House Republicans to include Vitter’s “No Washington Exemption from Obamacare” (S.1497) amendment in the Continuing Resolution (CR).

    Congress and Staff Should Beware Their Obamacare Bribe

    Of all the problems with Obamacare, the one that should strike the most fear into the hearts of members of Congress is public reaction to their acceptance of a bribe to keep the law funded. Congress should reject the exemption the President offers them, which allows the federal government to pay for their exchange-based health insurance. Many Americans are in the same situation as members | Read More »

    Syria: Distraction From The Trainwreck Of Obamacare

    he point of rattling sabers over Syria is to change the media narrative.  Instead of talking about the weak economy and its cause, Obamacare and the other regulatory burdens the statists are creating, or the many scandals plaguing the White House to the point of impeachment talk,  the President and his handlers want to focus on a convenient demon, King Assad of Syria. At the | Read More »

    Giving Thanks For Organized Labor

    If you have the day off today, say a little “Thank you!” to organized labor. Also, if you have the day off every day, say a little “Thank you!” to organized labor.

    DCCC Fundraising Lies Not Considered Comical

    he Democrat Congressional Campaign Committee — Nancy Pelosi’s organization to raise funds to return her to power — sent out a fundraising letter over the debt ceiling increase. That normally isn’t news, nor is Democrats lying. But the weird, over-the-edge direction their letter took made me wonder what they were talking about.

    Don’t Blame The Victims Of Obamacare

    There will be an attempt, and probably a concerted effort, to attack as selfish and even unpatriotic people who do not wish to participate in Obamacare.  If people choose to behave rationally and react to perverse incentives, expect the Left to cry foul. But as long as the wrong-headed and unjust law continues to remain in effect, all of us, one way or another, will | Read More »

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    Will the Real Lindsey Graham Please Shut Up?

    Lindsey Graham (R-South McCainolina) said on Sunday that the US should stop aid to Egypt. Why? Because the Egyptian army is putting down the scourge of civilization, the Muslim Brotherhood. As The Hill reported, “We’re headed for Algeria. The [Muslim] Brotherhood will go underground, al Qaeda will come to their aid, and you’re going to have an armed insurgency, not protesters, on your hands in | Read More »


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