Category Archives: Politics

anything and everything dealing with the political landscape of our great nation

Is the name Redskins racist?

We are living in the year two thousand thirteen and the general consensus of the people is one of understanding and acceptance of each other’s differences.  I am no fool, I know that there are still a number of dim-witted

Is the name Redskins racist?

We are living in the year two thousand thirteen and the general consensus of the people is one of understanding and acceptance of each other’s differences.  I am no fool, I know that there are still a number of dim-witted

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Support our president

For the last few years, whenever President Obama addresses the nation, it is with a sincere attempt to plead with the American public to hold politicians accountable for their inaction in order to avert the latest GOP created crisis. He

Master debaters

Whenever there are political debates, contention on the floor of the Senate, or simply politicians grandstanding for the cameras, all our politicians seem to do is just spew vitriol about the other party’s political agenda.  The main focus of these

Master debaters

Whenever there are political debates, contention on the floor of the Senate, or simply politicians grandstanding for the cameras, all our politicians seem to do is just spew vitriol about the other party’s political agenda.  The main focus of these

Justice served

I can’t believe I am doing this, but I am about to defend the devil.  After the state of Florida bobbled and blundered the Casey Anthony trial, failing to hold her responsible for the death of her infant, they have

Justice served

I can’t believe I am doing this, but I am about to defend the devil.  After the state of Florida bobbled and blundered the Casey Anthony trial, failing to hold her responsible for the death of her infant, they have

Transparency

“The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.” -Patrick Henry

Transparency

“The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.” -Patrick Henry

Zugzwang-A GOP Congress moves toward Checkmate

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” -FDR We have all been deceived yet again by the Republicans in Congress.   In doing nothing and forcing self-imposed budget cuts, they have

Zugzwang-A GOP Congress moves toward Checkmate

“In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” -FDR We have all been deceived yet again by the Republicans in Congress.   In doing nothing and forcing self-imposed budget cuts, they have

Education has failed the American people

What is it that you want for your children?  You work hard everyday at your job to provide for your family and put your children in a position to achieve more than you have.   You hope that your children carry

Education has failed the American people

What is it that you want for your children?  You work hard everyday at your job to provide for your family and put your children in a position to achieve more than you have.   You hope that your children carry

Preparing for a war

The current debate on gun regulation has been a really polarizing issue in America as of late.   Each side has made compelling arguments for and against why there should be reforms made to the 2nd Amendment.   In recent months there

Preparing for a war

The current debate on gun regulation has been a really polarizing issue in America as of late.   Each side has made compelling arguments for and against why there should be reforms made to the 2nd Amendment.   In recent months there

The top stories of 2012

Before 2013 gets under way, let us look back at some of the stories in 2012 that really left an indelible impression on our lives.  The stories that helped shape the year 2012 for us.  The stories that makes us

The top stories of 2012

Before 2013 gets under way, let us look back at some of the stories in 2012 that really left an indelible impression on our lives.  The stories that helped shape the year 2012 for us.  The stories that makes us

Bane or Boener?

“The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.” -Bess Myerson Who is going to do more damage, what Bane did to Gotham City or what Speaker Boehner wants to do to the American economy? This question of course has one fatal flaw,

Bane or Boener?

“The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference.” -Bess Myerson Who is going to do more damage, what Bane did to Gotham City or what Speaker Boehner wants to do to the American economy? This question of course has one fatal flaw,

In violence, we forget who we are

  “Like a hunter standing over his kill, men who adore violence seem to find life more beautiful dead.” In a country who was founded in violence, defined by that violence, then came to world supremacy because of the ultimate

In violence, we forget who we are

  “Like a hunter standing over his kill, men who adore violence seem to find life more beautiful dead.” In a country who was founded in violence, defined by that violence, then came to world supremacy because of the ultimate