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What’s your view of what’s wrong in America?

My view is that NOTHING is wrong in America — not in the REAL America. It’s the politics in Washington that is trampling on the Constitution, spending us into the poor house, and padding the pockets of special interests that’s … Continue reading

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From a Republic to Oligarchy

Are we there? Note some definitions of an oligarchy: ol·i·gar·chy (ŏl’ĭ-gär’kē, ō’lĭ-) n. pl. ol·i·gar·chies Government by a few, especially by a small faction of persons or families. “oligarchy.” The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton … Continue reading

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Ronald Reagan Speech on Behalf of Goldwater 1964

Ronald Reagan Address on Behalf of Senator Barry Goldwater Rendezvous with Destiny October 27, 1964 On the evening of 27 October 1964, Ronald Reagan delivered a nation-wide paid political telecast on behalf of the presidential candidacy of Barry Goldwater. His … Continue reading

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Earmarks by any other name

Much is said by some in Congress that the “stimulus” bill (recently passed by the Senate with the assistance of two terribly mis-guided Republicans — Specter and Snowe) contains no earmarks. And they say it proudly and, seemingly, seriously. Check … Continue reading

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A trillion here, a trillion there, pretty soon ….

” A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real money” is a phrase attributed to Sen. Everett Dirksen (perhaps inaccurately) during floor debates on the federal budget in the early 50’s. So here we are, with … Continue reading

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The stimulus that isn’t

Pay attention folks. While the pork is not in the form of classic “earmarks” it’s still pork. It’s one thing that the so-called “stimulus” bill is laden with pork, it’s quite another that it’s being marketed so dishonestly. Let’s look at it. Continue reading

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