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This was on Rush Limbaugh today. Her words made me shiver. She asked what she could do about the current state of our Country’s affairs. I think she should run for office! I clicked on “WMP”, saved a tiny file, then double clicked on the file to listen. It’s worth listening to!
John Gaski, an associate professor at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, has been a registered Democrat for more than 20 years. He authored this article published 9-22-2009.
Having lived in the Skagit Valley 30 years ago, I thought it would be fun to visit the Glenn Beck Rally in Mount Vernon on Saturday. Amazingly, I saw one of my old ‘hippie’ friends. Over the years, we’ve drifted apart ideologically, but she’s still my friend. We had a lively discussion and a few things are worth mentioning. She thought that Obama was so right wing that he could be a Republican, and she believes that in addition to nationalized healthcare, we should have nationalized housing. She disputed some of what I had to say (that Van Jones is a communist, that HR 3200 wouldn’t allow private insurance companies to compete because they would not be allowed to enroll new subscribers, etc).
We did agree on a few possibilities (term limits for Congress, the Fair tax). Perhaps I’ll email her this link to an article written by liberal Howard Fineman asking Obama to stay off TV: http://www.newsweek.com/id/216210
This is from WA-Patriot-HUB– Read Gingrich’s link at the bottom for a historical perspective of filibuster and reconciliation.
AN ONLINE PETITION TO OUR 2 WA SENATORS
You can read and sign this Petition at: www.grievance.epetitions.net . The process is very simple and requires only your name and email address. Only your name is publicly displayed, NOT your email address.
The Petition relates to requesting our Senators NOT to support Harry Reid’s announced intent to apply an arcane Senate rule (“Reconciliation”) to achieve passage of the Administration’s health care Legislation. The rule treacherously ignores the Filibuster process so as to enable passage by simple majority vote of this highly partisan legislation. But the Filibuster process is a longstanding part of the Senate’s rules and is aligned with the Consitutional intent that the Senate be a seriously deliberative body, not rushed into foolish judgments. You can read some of Newt Gingrich’s views on this matter at: http://www.humanevent…
Back in July, I asked my husband how I could find out more about what was happening in Honduras. He directed me here . In it, Investor’s Business Daily was quoted, “Mel Zelaya, last Thursday defied a Supreme Court ruling and tried to hold a “survey” to rewrite the constitution for his permanent re-election. It’s the same blueprint for a rigged political system that’s made former democracies like Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua and Ecuador into shells of free countries…. After his move was declared illegal by the Supreme Court, he tried to do it anyway….. As a result of his brazen disregard for the law, Zelaya found himself escorted from office by the military Sunday morning, and into exile. ” Read more »
From www.hotair.com: the second of two parts from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity’s Dan Mitchell, also of Cato Institute. Dan reviews empirical data comparing the Western democracies rated the most free nations on the size of their government and their relative prosperity. The US has the smallest government in the group, an accomplishment that Mitchell notes is not terribly impressive given the competition. However, the difference in relative prosperity in all different measures is indeed impressive:
Patriotic anti-big-government taxpayers
blast through the million protester mark
Great commentary and pictures. As you read, listen to this uplifting tune: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZkvkLmkYVg
Here’s a great contribution from Ken:
About 6 months ago I was watching a news program on oil and one of the Forbes Bros. was the guest. This is out of context, but this is the actual question as asked. The host said to Forbes, “I am going to ask you a direct question and I would like a direct answer, how much oil does the U.S. have in the ground.” Forbes did not miss a beat, he said, “more than all the Middle East put together.” Please read below. Read more »