Bachmann

Today I heard Bachmann explaining that we can not afford the payroll tax holiday.  How is that we can afford the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy, but we can not afford the payroll tax cuts?   Simple question, this monkey is scratching her head. ...

House GOP Delays Light Bulb Ban Until October

House GOP Delays Light Bulb Ban Until October WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in Congress are flipping the dimmer switch on a law that sets new energy-savings standards for light bulbs. They’ve reached a deal to delay until October enforcement...

Spoils

Every decade the party in control of a state's Congressional Delegation get's to redraw the lines of their state's Congressional districts. We used to call this gerrymandering now it's just the spoils system carried out to it's logical end. What...

Mass graves in Iraq

Mass graves in Iraq Mass graves in Iraq have become well known since the US led invasion of Iraq toppled Saddam Hussein. The following is taken from Fact Sheet - Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor and Bureau of Public Affairs ...

Honk If You Want Peace

Honk If You Want Peace   One of the newest bands on the scene, Madison Rising, is intent on making an impact on the music industry, while keeping an upbeat and patriotic tone. “Madison Rising promotes the principles of liberty,...

Cities Dehumanize People.

It's just a theory, not mine by origin but, I do like to ponder the assertion... because it has some traction. IF this is wrong & I believe it is...   How can this be right or healthy in any way? I believe our opinion on this is one of...

Democracy or Plutarchy?

While the wonderful right is worried that the liberals are trying to turn the US into a socialist country, my worries are that we are turning towards the likes of a Aristocracy, Oligarchy or Plutarchy. Am I the only one who has these worries?  Talk...

Now the GOP is cheering for child labor.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/12/10/gop-debate-audience-cheers-child-labor/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter The audience at Saturday night’s Republican presidential debate gave their loud seal of approval to the idea of removing...

‘Bump and Jack?’

Fender Bender or ‘Bump and Jack?’ The New Robbery Technique You Should be Aware Of The bump and jack. It’s a funny name, but you’ll want to know that it is. “It” seems to be a new robbery technique that’s on the rise in the Washington,...

Corporations are not People! New amendment

Conservatives favorite liberal Bernie Sanders has proposed a new amendment to the congress to take away the rights corporations have been given to be the same as citizens.  We need to get the money out of government and give the government back to the...

The morning after pill.

First the news story and a tune while you read if you like.   WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama threw his support behind Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Thursday regarding her controversial decision to...

Teaching the political spectrum

So this is my first time ever teaching U.S. Government, and it's not been a great experience this semester. The good news is that is only a single-semester class, and this semester ends next Friday, so in January I get a fresh start.  Tomorrow, I'm...

Pres Obama deserves credit for keeping Plan B restricted

President Obama deserves credit for keeping Plan B morning after pills restricted to children under 16 years old who would otherwise murder their unborn babies with the morning after pills preventing fertilized eggs from attaching to their wombs.  And...

Fair share taxes

This is just a short little thought on the speech that President Obama did at Osawatomie Kansas right here in my home state. MY thought is that this wouldn't be a bad thing. These fat cat CEO's and exec's could toss a little more money at uncle sam...

Access all posts?

Munkeyman has a post in debatingpolitics, 'Bush Lied'. The thrust is of course that Bush did not lie, that there were weapons of mass destruction, posing a clear and present danger to us. In order to support this, munkeyman says:     "550...

Mr Perry attacked as being anti Science

It is really shameful in American politics today that Mr Perry was attacked in New Hampshire for being anti scientific simply for holding to his Christian faith.  Such bigotry against American Christians who want to serve the country that they love...

Mrs Bachmann attacked by 8 year old boy

An 8 year old boy attacked Mrs Bachmann politically recently with saying to the Presidential Candidate that her mother was gay and that she needed no fixing.  Mrs Bachmann kindly enough replied to the boy that the mother was cowardly using to attack...

The War on Christmas

Jon Stewart is currently mocking the War on Christmas which I have felt for as far back as I can remember-I'm rather young.  When I worked at KFC I had the great opportunity to say "Merry Christmas" to hundreds of people every hour and some of the...

Bush Lied

I still hear this, often. Well, it's true every president has lied to us & every president will lie to us. The question is when did he lie? We were told that we went to war to seize weapons of mass destruction & then we were told that no...