Romney will replace Obamacare

On his first day, Romney will replace the law prohibiting insurers from not insuring due to pre-existing conditions with a new law prohibiting prohibiting insurers from not insuring due to pre-existing conditions. But in his "people with...

Romney can still run on his plank.

One plank on the GOP platform is gone: that Obama made an unconstitutional law. The GOP can run on the promise to revive limits on how long sick people get care, restart making sure that sick people don't get care under pre-existing conditions,...

New sign in name

I wanted a name to post that wasn't tied to Facebook, so now I'm living much longer than 60.

DP post bugs as yet

When making a post in Thoughts, hitting the post button warns page can't be found, though it appears in the list page. Can read just the first 3 line summary.

State has the right to ask for ID

The Supreme Court knocked down most of the provisions of Arizona's law; but the state has the right to ask for ID, including citizenship during stops for suspicious or dangerous activity (just like in most other countries.) The police have the option...

Not just the economy, stupid

Mitt Romney is busy reprising the Carville mantra from Clintonian days of yore, "It's the economy, stupid." But, even if we give Romney the benefit of any doubts we may have about his economic stewardship potential, there is more to being president of...

Obama's Killing Machine

Obama's Killing Machine Revelations that President Barack Obama presides over key aspects of secret kill-list machinery that has sentenced thousands to death by drone have disturbed many. Torture and extraordinary rendition under Bush, it turns...

Dear members

Dear members,      I have been avoiding writing this, since I do not want to.  However you need to know, as I know many of us are good friends with Mike, mnicholson2, the orginal owner of debatingpolitcs. Mike had been posting at thoughts for...

Exeutive privilege

The "executive privilege" games begin. Darrell Issa (R-California), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wants documents from the Justice Department regarding Operation Fast and Furious, the botched anti-gunrunning...

Bernie Sanders get is......

    Bernie Sanders gets it, I keep saying it, but why do others not get it?  Why do we continue to let the rich run the country?        

Why the US backs miliary dictators vs religion

Egypt is in decision whether to have a military dictatorship or a theocracy. The theocrat of the Muslim Brotherhood that won the election dislikes the US. The military candidate, who will take over, in spite of not winning the vote has been paid by US...

What any country really doesn't need

Ron Paul says the US doesn't need the Federal Reserve. The Fed didn't cause the recent depression, it was caused by international banking setting up false insurance protections as hedging. I might agree with Ron Paul; but he might build a...

House Committee asking important questions from Dimon

Representatives are asking Jamie Dimon why American taxpayers are backing potential losses overseas in GB with tax dollars. He's managing to get past the questions by saying banking is international, but not really answering why US taxpayers need...

"Hard Work Has Failed Us"

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=438221509545605&set=a.149730225061403.24294.125955227438903&type=1&theater     Interesting article on how hard has gotten us nowhere!

The Reality Distribution Reality

    When will the American public wake up and realize the one percent does not give a damm about this country, that they only care about their pocket books?          ...

How does Obama get away with it?

“He was president for the last three-and-a-half years did nothing on immigration. Two years he had a Democrat House and Senate and did nothing ever permanent or long-term basis,” the presumptive Republican presidential nominee told Bob Schieffer on...

Benefits to doctors in eliminating Obamacare

Present practice is to refer patients to hospitals, nursing homes, and testing facilities. One incentive is that a doctor might charge $70 for an office visit; but once the patient is in the hospital, they can charge ten times that for 5 minutes...

"OF THE RICH, BY THE RICH, FOR THE RICH"

http://sanders.enews.senate.gov/mail/util.cfm?gpiv=2100089563.308980.503&gen=1       In his famous speech at Gettysburg during the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln talked about America as a country “of the people, by the people and for...

Pay Gaps

This is what we are talking about people, when CEO salaries continue to thrive, and employees wages are stagnant, this is why people are upset.  It is not class warfare it is reality.  When employees help companies grow, and they get kicked in the...

Where is that dam tele-prompter?

http://www.politicususa.com/shades-sarah-palin-mitt-romney-bombs-cbs-interview.html     Just like Sarah Palin,  Romney is lost without his scripted speech.   Open mouth, insert foot, and can someone pass one of him one of those chocolate...

SE Cupp, nutcase or fraud?

Don't ask me why, but I am a devout liberal who has a fascination with good looking conservative women in poitics and media who also emit an aura of intellect. That explains my short-lived "crushes" on women like Michelle Malkin and Laura Ingraham. I...

Why Leaders Follow

It's no secret that America is awash with disparate ideas about everything and is seemingly caught in a constant flux of changing values. That makes the life of a politician difficult, especially a national-level politician. You see, we voters and...