Why Are Virginia and Texas America’s Top States for Business?
For the past five years CNBC has published a report on the top states for business in America. In every one of these reports the number one ranking has been awarded to either Virginia or Texas. It was Virginia in 2007. It was Texas in 2008. It was Virginia in 2009. It was Texas in 2010. It is Virginia in 2011. They changed the emphasis | Read More »
Our Union: It must be preserved
Our Union: It must be preserved. ” – Andrew Jackson , President Jackson’s toast at a Jefferson Day dinner, April 13, 1830. This great Republic began as 13 States signed and ratified a new US Constitution. We currently have grown to 50 States, 5 Federal territories, and 1 Federal district. In all this time there have been times of turbulence and strife because people are | Read More »
2010 US House Pickups in Texas
Texas has 32 House seats, and 12 of these are currently held by a D. There will be a run-off GOP primary on April 13th for six of these twelve. We have a name for a GOP candidate in the 2010 general election for the other six seats. Below is a table where I list these House seats and order them by what I consider | Read More »
How Al Sharpton Led Me To Oppose Term Limits
This all started on Sunday morning as I switched through the TV channels I caught an exchange on This Sunday between Al Sharpton, Ron Brownstein, and George Will. Ron Brownstein said that there are many people who are attending Tea Party events and Town Hall meetings to express their anger over a government that is trying to take control of too much of their lives | Read More »