GOP 2012 PLATFORM

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2012/05/22/gop-platform/   These are exerts from the GOP 2012 platform.  I think it is most certainly worth the read. Let me know what you think, please.  I have not read other years so I do not know how it...

FACT CHECK: Obama off on thrifty spending claim

FACT CHECK: Obama off on thrifty spending claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is aggressively pushing the idea that, contrary to widespread belief, President Barack Obama is tightfisted with taxpayer dollars. To back it up, the...

Krugman vs, Laffer

http://www.politicususa.com/paul-krugman-bill-maher.html On Bill Maher’s Real Time Paul Krugman went head to head with Arthur Laffer, and destroyed every conservative argument for austerity.   This link includes the video as well between...

How to balance the federal budget

The present value in the Social Security Trust Fund is 2.6 trillion dollars. http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillmatthews/2011/07/13/what-happened-to-the-2-6-trillion-social-security-trust-fund/ Workers over 55 who have paid into the SS...

It's time Homeland is brought to task

The agencies that are supposed to protect us from foreign invasion are being far too slack. We have to make sure by some means that they are protecting us properly. It seems that Homeland Security, the Immigration and Naturalization authorities,...

Interesting 'straw man' arguments

"            Person A: Our society should spend more money helping the poor. Person B: Studies show that handouts don't work; they just create more poverty and humiliate the recipients. That money could be better spent. In this case,...

Facebook and Wall Street

I need help.  I confess I am Wall Street ignorant.  Can someone explain to me, what the facebook debacle is that happened this week on Wall Street?  I have read a few articles, and I am still a bit confused.  thank you

The Founding Liberals

    by Stephen Foster Jr. May 15, 2012   Today is the Fourth of July, a time when we as Americans celebrate our nations independence. Conservatives across the country are pretending to be patriotic. Liberals on the other hand are...

glad to be here

while this post is not an actual statement on anything, i just want to say thank you for the invitation to be here.  i voted in the texas primary today(early voting). i just always feel a certain lift when i leave my precinct voting facitlity. ...

Limbaugh and Birtherism

Rush Limbaugh has recently changed his mind and decided that Obama was indeed born in Hawaii. He has announced that the whole Kenya was another diabolical plot of Obama, started way before he knew he would be thrust in the lime light to run for...

Romney, what shall we talk about?

Romney is not discussing his time as Mass. governor, he says if we talk about his time at Bain capital that is dirty politics.  However, he is running on his Bain record, but we can not discuss it?  What can we talk about?

Mitt Romney: Too Liberal For Conservatives?

          The original blog: that says: Mitt Romney On Gays, Abortion, Women’s Rights, The Poor, In 1994: Too Liberal For Conservatives? was written by Alan Colmes. He use to co-host the Hannity and Colmes show, now just named...

Montana and Citizen's United

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/05/21/states-back-montana-in-citizens-united-campaign-finance-fight/   I am not a big McCain fan, but I give him great applause for getting involved with this.  Montana knows it does not want corporate money, it...

Can we come to an agreement?

Some want to have a smaller federal government.      How small should it be?            Should it only be the military, so federal government doesn't have to be concerned with the citizenry?            Let the states handle their citizens,...

Amazon's working conditions

Amazon Accused Of Sweatshop Conditions, Terrible Work Environment Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - by Joel Hruska Amazon is one of the major corporate success stories of the dot-com era and has played a significant part in driving the consumption of...

The True Patriot Network

http://www.truepat.org/   This is an interesting group.  Nick Hanauer is a member of it, but I am not quite sure what to think of it.  Looking it over it is something I want to look into to.  With Amazon being questioned for their treatment of...

Wisconsin: Dems Lost Union Issue, Now Losing Jobs Issue

Wisconsin: Dems Lost Union Issue, Now Losing Jobs Issue Big Labor has forced the good people of Wisconsin to have a "do-over" of their 2010 Gubernatorial contest. Not happy with the results or the reforms which Gov. Walker campaigned on and...

Poll: Romney Winning the Women's Vote

Poll: Romney Winning the Women's Vote I expect the media to be in a surly mood tonight. After months of manufactured "GOP War on Women" silliness, a new CBS/NYT poll (!) finds Romney leading Obama 46-44% among woman voters. Mind you, that...