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27 March, 2013, 7:19 pm

“K St. lobbyists predict a big rebound in 2013,” blared in gigantic bold letters at the top of the front-page article in “The Hill” newspaper on March 5, 2013.  Let us all hope that headline is not true.  Because what is good for K Street is bad for American taxpayers and vice versa, for the most part.  Those of us who have worked on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. have friends who are or have been corporate lobbyists on K...

16 March, 2013, 12:24 pm

As usual, the RINO (Republicans In Name Only) wing of their national party  --  and their comrades in the establishment media, such as Bill O’Reilly on Fox News  --  have given up on defunding ObamaCare.  Their argument is that the president won reelection and it is time to acknowledge that fact. 

What is it about what the Founding Fathers  --  and about what the Constitution  --  gave this great country that the establishment does not understand?  The People’s House, i.e. the United States...

11 March, 2013, 10:41 pm

Apparently, the founder of RedState.com, Erick Erickson, one of the lead websites/bloggers in this country, must have watched Brad Pitt’s “Fight Club” in 1999.  Erickson wrote a column last week about a new group of conservatives in Congress which he called the Conservative Fight Club.

Erick Erickson  --  like a lot of conservatives  --  has been trying to get the Republicans in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to live up to their promise to defund ObamaCare.  In his email last Wednesday, Erickson...

4 March, 2013, 11:35 am

The headline of the top story in “The Washington Post” on Sunday was:  “Stymied by a GOP House, Obama looks ahead to 2014 to cement his legacy.”  What that means, in plain English, is that America will be in gridlock for at least the next two years.   When the Republicans took over control of the House of Representatives in 2010, Barack Obama’s left-wing agenda was stopped in its tracks.  However, like most two-term presidents, Obama is concerned about his legacy.

Obama can claim only one major achievement for his legacy....

28 February, 2013, 5:39 pm

While watching his fellow Yankees, Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, hit homeruns, the incomparable Yogi Berra uttered the famous phrase:  “It’s déjà vu all over again!” 

In the now infamous and so-called Y2K “crisis” before the turn of the millennium on January 1, 2000, there were dire warnings for months in advance about mass computer and system shut-downs and countless disruptions of services all over the world.  It did not happen. 

Never before has an American president played the...

21 February, 2013, 10:37 am

Canadian-born Ted Cruz, freshman Republican senator from Texas, can never be president of the United States.  On the other hand, he can be Senate Majority Leader. 

Senator Cruz seems to be taking the opposite path to Republican congressional leadership than has his fellow Hispanic, fellow Reaganite, and fellow Tea Party hero, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL.  The latter senator sat on the back benches in the Senate chamber for most of his first two years in the Senate beginning on January 2011 until stepping into the spotlight.  And what...

14 February, 2013, 8:19 pm

After Barack Obama rammed his $620 billion tax increase bill through Congress with hardly any Republican support, he is now advocating even more tax increases.  He, of course, will not use all of these gargantuan and economy-dragging tax increases to reduce the national debt nor his annual $1 trillion deficits   --  four such deficits so far and counting  --  but President Obama will use the additional tax revenue for his new spending programs. 

Indeed, President Obama was in North Carolina yesterday pushing for all...

6 February, 2013, 11:04 am

After getting badly beat by Barack Obama in the first two major battles of 2013  --  passage of Obama’s $620 billion tax increase and his $60 billion “disaster relief” bill  --  the Republicans will gain a huge victory if they can muster up courage for the next battle coming to a head on March 1st.  

The Republicans in Congress will not even have to pass any legislation to gain a victory on March 1st.  That is because what Obama, and his fellow Democrats in Congress, thought was a clever...