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Personal responsibility is being banned in America

January 18, 2008

You know, this isn’t about banning cupcakes in school, this is about banning personal responsibility in America. Don’t you see what’s going on here? You can’t take care of yourself, let the Food Police take care of yourself… for you. You can’t control your kid’s weight, let the government control their weight for you. You […]

Electile Dysfunction

January 18, 2008

“Electile Dysfunction”: the inability to become aroused over any of the choices for president put forth by either party in the 2008 election year. Electile Dysfunction (ED or political impotence) is an emotional dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain any excitement over the political process. There are various underlying causes, such as […]

Some Observations on the Republican Debate in South Carolina

January 11, 2008

Stopping the housing crisis, cutting taxes for the middle class, becoming energy independent and investing in research and development are the methods Mitt Romney would use to stop the U.S. from sliding into a recession. The embroglio of the “housing crisis” – in reality known as the sub-prime debacle – would do little to affect […]

Writers Are An Opinionated Bunch – Part Two

June 29, 2007

“This Time They’ve Gone Too Far!” I loved this guy’s post! I found it when it came in on one of my Google Alerts. While I don’t advocate overthrow of the government, I do believe it’s time for the American People (as in “We The People Do Solemnly Swear To Fire You For Misrepresentation, Perjury, […]

The Iraq Study Group Report

December 6, 2006

To even imply that there might exist a “magic formula” to solve the problems of Iraq is unreal. Yes, many Americans are dissatisfied, not just with the situation in Iraq but with the state of our political debate regarding Iraq because we consider our political leadership inept, incompetent, and more than dysfunctional. Our political leaders […]