Category Archives: Congress

Activity on Twitter


It’s no surprise that I, like a great many other bloggers, have a twitter account. You can even see the feed in the bottom right of this site. I have been really active this week, however, and I decided to repost … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 53 (Ascribed to Hamilton or Madison)


To the People of the State of New York: I SHALL here, perhaps, be reminded of a current observation, “that where annual elections end, tyranny begins. ” If it be true, as has often been remarked, that sayings which become … Continue reading

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Roots of the Nation: The Federalist Papers 52 (Ascribed to Hamilton or Madison)


To the People of the State of New York: FROM the more general inquiries pursued in the four last papers, I pass on to a more particular examination of the several parts of the government. I shall begin with the … Continue reading

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Closer to the Rule of Man and Away From the Rule of Law


“King” Obama has gotten his wish: His crony-led Justice Department – the same one that has lied repeatedly over the Fast and Furious guns-to-Mexican drug cartels and resulted in the deaths of American Border Agents – has released an opinion … Continue reading

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Housekeeping . . . and other things.


Some slight housekeeping for the site today: removed some more low-performing (as of the Iowa Caucus) presidential campaigns today. On the personal side, my sister-in-law has cancer. We had initially thought that the lumpectomy she underwent would have gotten all of … Continue reading

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The Obama Zombie E-mail


It’s not often that I find myself in a position where I have to pass along a link to a Huff Post story but this is one. The story is about the Virginia – and I hope all other central … Continue reading

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What’s the Surprise Here?


Devin Dwyer notes at ABC: At a million-dollar San Francisco fundraiser today, President Obama warned his recession-battered supporters that if he loses the 2012 election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance in America. “The one thing that … Continue reading

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Even HuffPo Democrats Don’t Understand They Caused The Budget Mess


Here’s my comment, just posted at HuffPo/AOL in reaction to a story that other were commenting upon. So what’s all the crying and gnashing of teeth by Democrats about? They’ve got exactly what they sowed by not putting together a … Continue reading

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How Long Until Day 1095?


This is a key question in the budget/debt ceiling/deficit debates for that will signal the end of the third year that Democrats have not put forth a budget while shooting down all Republican attempts to deal with the crisis. Democrats … Continue reading

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Democrats Don’t Do Debt


Yesterday’s meeting between the President and Congress on the pending debt ceiling crisis is already well-known for its tense flare-up between Obama and Rep. Eric Cantor. But the Democrats are already hard at work trying to spin this in their … Continue reading

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