The Watercooler ~ IRS Targets Gamut of Conservative Activists [Updated w/Kevin Kookogey]
UPDATE: 8/2/2013 I thought I would update this diary so that those of you who may not have ever heard of Kevin Kookogey — one of today’s speakers at the RS Gathering — could listen to his inspiring testimony on Capitol Hill. The diary will give you the context. It was originally written June 4, 2013. *** I was able to watch the testimony on | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ A Word of Encouragement and Saturday Open Thread
The longer you walk with God and sincerely seek to do His will, the more you realize it is a journey intentionally designed (by the Lord) so we learn to put our trust in Him. I love to read the psalms to be reminded that there is no enemy that God will not deliver us from. In politics, it is easy to feel like David | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Is Reince Priebus Speaking for Us, or Is This Surreal B.S.?
I couldn’t quite comprehend what RNC Chairman Reince Priebus is really saying, or meaning to say, or pretending he meant to say in this interview with David Brody regarding the “Party’s” stance on gay marriage. I mean, I know I have just as much contempt and distrust toward him as I do for, say, Karl Rove, Mitch McConnell or any philandering Democrat, but, I thought | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ The Hope of Glory in Sanford
It’s easy to get discouraged if we only focus on the bad guys all the time. But, even the apostle Paul comforted the early believers who were perplexed by false teachers and false apostles who had infiltrated the church to disrupt their progress — telling them that it was necessary to have the false juxtaposed along side the authentic to contrast the difference. The George | Read More »
Jury’s Unanimous…Zimmerman Not Guilty!
I just wept as I watched the jury pronounce their verdict. This man — George Zimmerman — demonstrated so much courage and grace as he became a victim of political race-baiters and hucksters, who demonstrated the most reckless disregard for the rights of a good man in order to gain…what, exactly? Vengeance for past racial wrongs? I don’t know why this has had such an | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Oh no! Janet Napolitano’s Coming to California???
I’m watching the wrap up of the George Zimmerman trial and thinking the chances of Zimmerman being acquitted are extremely good. I hope it is a unanimous decision for the six-woman jury, but all it takes is one juror to prevent Zimmerman from being convicted of second-degree murder or the lesser manslaughter charge the judge will allow the jury to consider. Obviously, even though it | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Independence Day Celebration
Those of you who have followed me for a while know that I’m a music lover and the way I stay sane and get refreshed from the political scene is to escape into my world of music. There is always so much to be concerned about and we conservatives seem to be that proverbial voice crying — and I do mean crying — in the | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Zimmerman and Miscellaneous Other Stuff Open Thread
Just thought I would open things up if anyone wants to discuss the George Zimmerman trial. Here is the link at Fox to watch it live with commentary during breaks. At this point, I have watched most of the testimony and things are looking good for Zimmerman and not so good for the prosecution. The best (imo) witness just finished testifying. He is the man | Read More »
Prop. 8 Case An Outrage
Since I live in California, it is not easy to forget the judicial manipulations that took place to get us where we find ourselves today — with a Supreme Court ruling that left in place a previous ruling striking down a ballot initiative whereby the people of the State of California amended the State Constitution to state that marriage shall only be between one man | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Supreme Court’s Not That Supreme
As we all continue to grapple with the effects of bloated government and watch its actions occur in spite of and outside the jurisdiction of the Constitution’s original intent, many of us are filled with unrest as we lose trust in our government’s ability to govern. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s rulings in the Prop. 8 and DOMA cases, Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant church | Read More »