All I Want for Christmas?

    It is becoming increasingly likely – indeed, possibly inevitable without either massive public outcry, a little luck, or both – that Americans will get a massive lump of coal in their stocking for Christmas this year – in the form of Washington-run healthcare. Sure, it is possible that Democrats will fail to pull together 60 votes – getting trapped between watering down the public option | Read More »

    Reid Gives GOP New Campaign Strategy: Martin Luther King, Jr was a Republican

    Michael Steele and the Republicans have a great opportunity that Harry Reid has handed them on a silver platter. The question is, do they have the moxie to take on the truth in Civil Rights history? Reid has had a case of de ja vu all over again. But, whether this American history class was an elective or requirement and he bailed for the semester, | Read More »

    “How can a bookie go broke?…. Let the gov’t run it”

    This is what happens to private enterprise when taken over the government.  In this case, state government: December 4, 2009 12:22 PM Cravath On OTB Bankruptcy in First-Ever Case as Debtor Counsel Posted by Julie Triedman In a rare Chapter 9 filing, New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. filed for bankruptcy Thursday in federal bankruptcy court in New York City. NYC OTB, created in 1971 | Read More »

    Challenge to the Republican Party and its Senate Caucus: This is Your Moment

    Time for our Senators to “Man Up” and kill the health care reform bill Republican Senators: Sixty-five years ago this month, against all odds a group of determined Americans held out against an onslaught of an army of tyranny and changed history. This is your moment in history. In December of 1944, the German Army mounted a huge counter-offensive to capture the port of Antwerp, | Read More »

    Senate Republicans Fiddle While America Burns

    Right now in America, the people of this great nation are staring down the loaded barrel of government-run healthcare. If this bill passes, it is no less than the end of America as we know it. You know it. Most Americans knows it. Yet the people most in a position to do anything about it right now – Senate Republicans – are doing absolutely nothing. | Read More »

    Senate Republicans Fiddle While America Burns

    Right now in America, the people of this great nation are staring down the loaded barrel of government-run healthcare. If this bill passes, it is no less than the end of America as we know it. You know it. Most Americans knows it. Yet the people most in a position to do anything about it right now – Senate Republicans – are doing absolutely nothing. | Read More »

    Bartender!

    I don’t particularly like diet soda. It doesn’t bother my system any, but my taste buds like the heavier stuff with sugar in it. However, I will occasionally have some diet beverages in my house if guests come, and if I have some left over after they have left, I can get rid of it by mixing it half-and-half with the regular version of the | Read More »

    Saving Freedom This Thanksgiving

    68 years ago, Americans around the nation settled into a peaceful Thanksgiving weekend and celebrated with their loved ones. A week later, the nation was viciously attacked by Japan – an attack that sparked our involvement in perhaps the greatest of all wars. This Thanksgiving holiday is different from that weekend. While we should likewise celebrate and give thanks for our innumerable blessings, this time, | Read More »

    In PA-3 US House Race, Dahlkemper Needs to Get the Boot

    Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D-PA, Erie) must be defeated in this conservative disctrict as she basks in Pelosi’s sun. It was Dahlkemper that wrote the bill to cover children up through age 26 on their parent’s insurance. From the Post-Gazette article: In the words of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.House of Representatives, Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper, D-Erie, was “the person of the hour” yesterday. They assembled at a news | Read More »

    ObamaCare Makes Me Sick?

    One of the basic precepts carried through our nation’s history is that the majority rules in a democracy, protecting the rights of the minority, but reflecting the people’s will. A Republic elects representatives to focus the will of the people. Currently, the people have spoken to the extent that 56% are virulently opposed to government intervention in basic life and death decisions, like health care. | Read More »

    Middle America Deserves Thoughtful Deliberation on Healthcare Reform

    As the healthcare debate is coming to a procedural head on the floor of the U.S. Senate tonight, news this week that the U.S. Postal Service lost money for the third year in a row—a staggering $3.8 billion, versus a loss of $2.8 billion last year—should give Middle America real concerns about government’s ability to effectively insert itself into individuals’ lives and deliver quality, affordable | Read More »

    Your Local District Attorney

    I contacted Senator Benett (D) Colorado Friday after noon and explained to the nice voice that it was my intention to actively search for current, or potential candidates for District Attorney in every county in Colorado that are willing to put TREASON charges in front of a Grand Jury for every politician that violates their oath of Office or violates the Enumerated Powers of the | Read More »

    Sibelius Recovers The Downed Trial Balloon. Reality Won’t Let The Cost Curve Bend.

    We just got a fascinating glimpse of what proponents of nationalized healthcare will do to improve the outcomes of Federal Medical Programs. They won’t know that you are sick, they therefore won’t attempt to cure you. As a result, they will fail far less often and prove that socialized medicine has a much higher likelihood of producing positive healthcare outcomes. Also, what they don’t know | Read More »

    Why We Must Hold the Line

    Call your Senator right now. Use this link to bypass the congressional switchboard.Tell your Senator to vote NO on cloture for the motion to proceed to debate.If the health care legislation goes to debate, Harry Reid will start offering amendments to pick off votes. Call your Senator right now. Tell them both that a yes vote on cloture is a vote for the health care | Read More »

    U.S. Senate to Commit Harry-Kerry

    Saturday’s scheduled vote in the Senate for cloture on the motion to proceed (a vote to begin debate on a bill), although innocently claimed to be strictly procedural, will really enable at-risk Democrats to vote for the healthcare bill, without really voting for it. According to a study of voting patterns, more than 97 percent of all bills that are first subject to a cloture | Read More »