More on DC Voting – “Let’s do something” is the problem with Washington
In response to my first post, there were too many issues raised to deal with all of them, but several merit a response. First, and most importantly – the phrase “let’s do something” raised in one comment is precisely the disease that too often engulfs Congress and the rest of Washington. It is almost never necessary to “do something.” It is almost always VERY BAD | Read More »
Washington, D.C. 2.0: U.S. Capitol – the mobile version
Cross posted to The Political Class. While I earnestly wish for President Obama to escape his leftist bubble I certainly applaud this sentiment: President Barack Obama said Tuesday that getting out of Washington, D.C., and hearing from the people reminds him how important his job is and, therefore, vowed to leave the nation’s capital once a week. Obama’s remarks came during an interview with ABC’s | Read More »
Need RS input…Why no representation for DC?
I know the political reason for Obama wanting DC to have house representation, and consequently why we would not want that, but what are the underlting premises that justify them not having some sort of representation in federal government? I am pinned down by some nasty liberals that I would love to give a constitutional answer to, and provide whatever collateral reasoning available. Thank you | Read More »
Today’s Headlines — Jan. 2, 2009
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/02/obama-faces-mexican-drug-war/ Obama faces Mexican drug war Cartels’ turf fights escalate and threaten to spread into U.S. — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/02/pakistan-drives-militants-to-afghan-battlefield/ Pakistan drives militants into trap U.S. coalition girds at border — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/02/district-house-fire-kills-5-on-new-years-day/ D.C. fire kills 5; boy in grave condition Electrical cause determined — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/02/simple-pleasures-no-1-as-frugality-takes-hold/ Simple pleasures: Frugality takes hold Americans embrace thriftiness — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/02/oh-woe-is-us-a-new-year-ahead/ PRUDEN: Oh, woe is us: A new year ahead — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/jan/02/gaza-nazis/ THOMAS: | Read More »
New Friends for Sidwell
Townhall’s Amanda Carpenter is reporting Barack and Michelle Obama have selected Sidwell Friends – the same school Chelsea Clinton attended – for their two girls, Sasha and Malia.Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10, currently attend University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, one of Chicago’s premier private schools, but will make the transition to the Washington-area private Quaker school in January. The Obama’s will be following in the | Read More »
Today’s Headlines — Nov. 19, 2008
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/19/panel-foresees-lesser-us-role/EXCLUSIVE: Intel panel foresees lesser U.S. rolehttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/19/steele-chastises-gop-for-slighting-youth-minoritie/EXCLUSIVE: Steele chastises ‘country club’ GOPhttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/19/obama-eyes-posts-for-cleland-holder/Obama eyes posts for Cleland, Holderhttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/19/auto-bailout-could-stall-hill/Auto bailout could stall on the Hillhttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/19/democrats-let-lieberman-keep-post/Democrats let Lieberman keep posthttp://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/19/pope-names-bowie-priest-bishop-in-dc/Pope names Bowie priest bishop in D.C.Maria Stainer Assistant Managing Editor Continuous News The Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com
Americans for Prosperity
The Kansas AFP chapter is flying me out to DC and I was curious if anyone else is going. I believe Redstate’s own Eric Erickson will be a speaker. If you are going I would love to meet some new people maybe buy a few rounds…
DC Area RedState’rs, Lets All Go!
In a previous post, I told my sad tale of going down to DC Friday to get in the House gallery and support the GOP drilling protest. Unfortunately, they shut it down earlier than they said they would.Minority leader Boehner announced (here) that they are doing it again Monday, so I’m going to give it another shot.Consider this an open invitation for other DC area | Read More »