Finding Your Diaries
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Rand Paul “Detained” by TSA at Nashville Airport! What about Article I, Section 6? Did the TSA just trample on the Constitution?
“The Senators and Representatives…shall in all Cases, except Treason, Felony and Breach of the Peace, be privileged from Arrest during their Attendance at the Session of their respective Houses, and in going to and returning from the same….” according to Article I, Section 6. TSA Tramples on Counstitution! This should get interesting! Any ideas on how this will play out in future Senate funding hearings | Read More »
Is Romney, Gingrich or Perry more willing to Destroy the Federal Leviathan?
A walk down Memory Lane with Jeffrey Lords and his excellant June 14th article in the American Spectator: http://spectator.org/archives/2011/06/14/is-mitt-romney-the-new-nelson/5 “…Rockefeller Republicanism is Mitt Romney’s political core, his every political instinct, and it expresses itself and will continue to express itself as Romney moves through this campaign. Asking him to stop is like demanding the Pope not sound so, well, Catholic. All of which poses an | Read More »
Romney “…He tries hard to sound like Ronald Reagan. But he thinks like Nelson Rockefeller.”
From Jeffrey Lords excellant article in this weeks American Spectator: http://spectator.org/archives/2011/06/14/is-mitt-romney-the-new-nelson/5 “…Rockefeller Republicanism is Mitt Romney’s political core, his every political instinct, and it expresses itself and will continue to express itself as Romney moves through this campaign. Asking him to stop is like demanding the Pope not sound so, well, Catholic. All of which poses an interesting dilemma for Republicans. Here’s a great candidate | Read More »
“Today Toomey, whom Santorum deemed an inferior candidate, is a U.S. senator. And Santorum isn’t.”
This quote from Timothy P. Carney in the 6/8/11 Washington Examiner says it all about the political judgement of Rick Santorum. You can read Tim’s article here: http://washingtonexaminer.com/politics/2011/06/santorums-record-politics-trumping-principle , or my Diary of June 7th here: http://www.redstate.com/audax/ entitled “Santorum Political Do Over Would Be His Vote for the Medicare Prescription Drug Bill Rather than Supporting Snarlin’ Arlen in 2004 over Pat Toomey” In Santorum’s quest for the 2012 | Read More »
Santorum Political Do Over Would Be His Vote for the Medicare Prescription Drug Bill Rather than Supporting Snarlin’ Arlen in 2004 over Pat Toomey
On the 06/06 Mark Levin Show starting at 1:39:27: Mark Levin: “Now is there anything that you voted for, or maybe one or two things that you voted for that you think your opponents will attack, or the left will attack, or that you regret?” Santorum: “…uhhh..well..the left will attack I don’t know…but I as..I..as far as what..what..my political opponents on the right will attack is that | Read More »
Where the Action IS week of August 27th 2012
Do you need to be where the action is? The week of August 27th 2012 that would be in Tampa Florida at the GOP Nominating Convention! How do you get to Tampa and vote for your favorite candidate on the floor of the Convention? First get thyself to your monthly GOP County meeting or Executive meeting. Get the lay of the land. Then find like minded | Read More »
Fear “Her”? Love “Her”? or Hate “Her”???
Wether you Love “Her”, Hate “Her” or just Fear “Her” you need to be where the action is the week of August 27th 2012 and that would be in Tampa Florida at the GOP Nominating Convention! How do you get to Tampa and vote for your favorite candidate on the floor of the Convention? First get thyself to your monthly GOP County meeting or Executive | Read More »
Give the GOP an “Enema”! Be a TEA Party activist as a GOP Precinct Delegate…
One reader commented that the GOP needs an “Enema”. If you REALLY want to “clean out” the rotten GOP “system” it requires TEA Party activist being very active at their monthly County GOP meeting. This is where the TEA Party ”Enema” of the GOP starts. 1.) GOP Precinct Committeemen elect delegates to the GOP District and GOP State Conventions. 2.) Delegates to the GOP State Convention elect | Read More »
Republic Began With Four Federal Departments. Our Opening Negotiating Position for Next Budget Cuts!
Our Federal Republic began with just four Federal Departments. Anything else was left to the individual States to worry about. The Four Departments and their Secretaries where: State, Thomas Jefferson, Secretary Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, Secretary War, Henry Knox, Secretary Post Office, Benjamin Franklin, Post Master General (responsible for Transportation, i,e, Post Roads) Thats IT! That’s all we need, except for the Post Office! We don’t | Read More »
Leftist Parties Voted Out In Irish Landslide.
It looks like the more fiscally conservative of the Irish political parties, Fine Gael, will form the next Irish government. Fine Gael seems to have over 36% of the vote in the just held Irish elections. The current government party, Fianna Fáil, who presided over the Irish bailout by the EU came in fourth with just 15% of the vote. Historically the Fine Gael party | Read More »
Tea Party Primary Challengers, Anyone, for the 7 Reps Who Voted NO on Defunding PP?
If the Tea Party in interested in primary challenges for Republicans in the next Congress, here are the 7 who voted NO on defunding Planned Parenthood (also known as Margaret Sangers “Negro Project”). Charlie Bass (NH), Judy Biggert (IL), Mary Bono Mack (CA), Charlie Dent (PA), Robert Dold (IL), Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ), Richard Hanna (NY). Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) voted present.
Lets Slash and Burn the Federal Budget and Give Power back to the States!
Viva the 10th amendment!!! We have had decades to see that the Federal Gov’t spends Billions on things best left to the States: Dept of Education doesn’t educate….$46 Billion Dept of Energy doesn’t produce energy….$26.3 Billion HUD doesn’t produce housing or urban development….$47.5 Billion Commerce doesn’t produce commerce….$13 Billion Transportation doesn’t produce transportation….$72.5 Billion Labor doesn’t produce labor…$13.3 Billion EPA doesn’t protect the environment….$10.5 Billion | Read More »
Want to Be a “Decider”? SHOW UP at Your Monthly County GOP Meeting!
Ron Robinson asked: “…what was it about you that got you so quickly selected as a state delegate in so many different states?” The people who run the GOP DO NOT WANT YOU the Conservative-noun/TEA Party or Pro-Life Activist to just SHOW UP! They have the County Meetings and all Conventions planned out. Who they will elect for which position, what planks they will have | Read More »
Be a Precinct Delegate, How I did it in MI, TX and CO
In 1972, when I was 18, I registered as a candidate for Precinct Delegate and won the election in the March MI primary and went to the Genessee County MI Convention. From there I was elected as a delegate to the District and MI State Convention. At the State Convention I had my first taste of Affirmative Action. It was decided by the Romney Republicans I was young | Read More »
Capitalism, Infrastructure, and Freedom
In my last Diary we discussed Infrastructure as a secret to the United States having the worlds most productive society. A friend from Dallas pointed out how America, like Brazil, China and Russia are all blessed with abundant natural resources but that America has used it’s capital to build the infrastructure required to develop those resources more efficiently, creating enormous wealth for our society. We looked at only two areas of infrastucture, Roads and | Read More »
Infrastructure: The United States’ Secret to Remaining the Most Productive Economy in the World
Have you ever wondered why the United States has the largest manufacturing and consuming economy in the world and should stay that way for many years to come? Have you wondered WHEN China, India or Brazil will overtake the U.S as the worlds largest economy? If so, you may want to compare just two aspects of infrastructure hurdles, Roads and Railroads, that prevent these three countries, or any other, from overtaking the | Read More »
U.S. Manufacturing Base Far From Dead
My First Diary Entry! The US Manucturing Base is far from dead. Looking at some historical numbers we see: Country 1990 1995 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008 USA 1,041 1,289 1,543 1,624 1,712 1,756 1,831 China 145 300 484 734* 891* 1,106* 1,399** Japan 810 1,219 1,034 979 927 923 1,045 Germany 438 517 392 571 608 711 767 Italy 240 226 206 295 302 | Read More »