Pres. Obama is a Moderate? »

In his Jan. 24, 2011 column E.J. Dionne asks if Pres. Obama should retreat or spend the next two years consolidating the gains Obama has made. My question is what gains has Obama made? Passing a bill that a majority of our country doesn’t want, that was passed before it was written, and one that barely got bi-partisan support is not much of gain. Or is Dionne talking about the …

Statist or Constitutionalist »

Which type of government do you want? That is the question that confronts American politics today. Do we want Statist or a Constitutionalist government? What is the difference between them? A Constitutionalist wants the limited government that lives by the checks and balances in our Constitution. A Statist believes that our Constitution is a “living document” and it can be used to justify the creation of any government program imaginable. …

The 2010 Election What it was, what it is & what it will be »

What the election of 2010 was, was the people of this country telling our elected officials two things about their “solutions” to our problems 1) they don’t work and 2) they actually make our problems worse! Government programs in the long run do not work. They are at best a temporary fix to our problems. The primary purpose of the temporary fix is to get the politicians who created them …

EARMARKS ARE NOT THE PROBLEM »

Recently the newly elected Republican members of Congress gathered to discuss whether or not there should be a moratorium on the use of earmarks in spending bills. It was a discussion they didn’t need to have. Any and all of the old procedures for determining how our taxes are spent should have been viewed as something to get rid of as soon as possible. The whole system of taxation needs …

WILL THE REPUBLICANS DO WHAT THEY WERE ELECTED TO DO? »

On November 2, 2010 the Republicans were again given control of the House of Representatives. When the Republicans were first given control in 1994 they did not keep the promises made by the Republican Contract with America to reduce the size of our government. Not all of them could be kept due to the natural give and take of politics and some were just typical campaign promises. But by making …

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