Payroll Tax Cuts

"In all likely hood."  Mitch Mcconell said they would vote to continue the payroll tax cut.  I know I am tired, but the way the republicans blather on about the evils of taxes, how could this even be an issue?  How is that they voted no the first time...

thanksgiving day address

Why are people making such a big deal of President Obama not mentioning God in his Thanksgiving day address?  Why is this relevant?

Barney Frank Retiring

After serving 45 years, Barney Frank has announced his retirement.  He will not be running for re-election.  Will this become a good thing for the Democrtic party or a bad?

Boarder Patrol, I feel safer already!

Some music while you read if you desire. As I was driving around town today I spotted five different boarder patrol vehicles.   Its good to know the boarder patrol is busy guarding my small city on shores of Lake Erie from those damn...

What Thanksgiving Says to Me

I think about the conditions that caused our Thanksgiving Story. Our forebears arrived here woefully unprepared. That's not surprising to us because we have the Westward expansion to relate it to, a time when anyone could walk West as prepared or...

Chicago the 51st State?

Illinois State Representative Bill Mitchell introduced a bill to the General Assembly on Tuesday to make Chicago it's own state.  His bill is supported by Representative Adam Brown.  Being a life long Illinois resident, but not of Chicago, I am taken...

Posting a YouTube Video in 7 easy steps

1) open your "write a post" window 2) open your YouTube video in another tab or window. 3) below the video select the share button 4) then select the embed option 5) while you can check some of these boxes it's now necessary to...

Modifying Government Financial Assistance to Businesses

After some thought about bail outs, tax incentives and subsidies, I decide to write an article on the topic. This article provides an alternative type of government financial aid.  I think my alternative includes the best of both worlds and eliminates...

O'Reilly and Pepper Spray

Bill O'Reilly and other friends from FOX news seem to think pepper spray is no big deal. GREAT!!  Does that mean I can go spray them with it?  Can I?  Can I please? PLEEEAASSEE!!!!! He said it is no big deal!!

It's all Bush's fault

Read this, for me it was old news, but I'll just pass it along for your information. http://www.thoughts.com/Den_of_Iniquity/the-truth-about-bushs-tax-cuts

Newt and child labor

I am sure by now you have ll seen this, but I still could not resist posting it, as he continues to open mouth and insert foot.

Gingrich brushes off Freddie, leads Republican race: poll

Gingrich's consultation with Freddie Mac is a non-issue for me.  His qualifications for the Presidency or Vice Presidency are better than any other Republican candidate. He is resourceful, intelligent and knows how to deal with Congress. Most...

Boo Birds for Michelle Obama and the "Occupy" Group

  First the news story. Michelle Obama and Jill Biden were booed at NASCAR's season finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. The appearance was part of an event to honor military troops and families. The first lady and vice...

Class warfare starts early

http://www.albanyherald.com/news/2011/nov/16/class-warfare-gets-codified/   I posted this article because I related to it so much.  I grew up in a high school such as this.  We all had came from different backgrounds, but yet because we grew up...

When Injustice becomes law...

  "As with any Democracy, there has been some dissension in the ranks in recent days as the movement grows, divisions are formed, and disputes over leadership and the focus of their demands takes shape, but these are inevitable growing pains. It...