Archive for July, 2011

Senate shelves Reid bill as final debt-ceiling plan comes into focus

July 31, 2011
Senate shelves Reid bill as final debt-ceiling plan comes into focus

The Senate failed to advance debt-ceiling legislation moved by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, even as lawmakers say progress is being made on a final agreement that they hope can pass before the Aug. 2 deadline to avoid a federal default. The vote, initially planned for late Saturday, ultimately proved inconsequential, with leaders working to agree […]

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Posted in Democrat, Economy, Republican, that and the other thing | 1 Comment »

God’s Fencepost: What’s in a name?

July 31, 2011
jesus-christ-divine

What is in a name? Labeling oneself a Christian and following Jesus in the age of televangelism, clergy abuse, greed and fundamentalism is a tumultuous journey, to say the least.  It seems that those of us who promote His tenets of tolerance, unconditional love and respect for all humankind are losing the name “Christian” to […]

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Posted in Shannon Ivey, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

An I-Phone President

July 30, 2011
I-Phone 4

The ongoing debt ceiling debate has brought into sharp contrast two divergent views of America.  Perhaps no two politicians epitomize those differences more than President Obama and a newly  announced candidate for his job, Congressman Thaddeus McCotter, a Republican from Michigan. McCotter, well-known on The Hill for his intelligence and rapier wit, spoke to a […]

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Posted in Conservative, Domestic Policy, Economy, Elections, Kevin Rush | 2 Comments »

MSA Decisions: A Visit To Mom

July 30, 2011
Frank & Susan Cervone

Dear Readers, Since the beginning of my journey with Multiple System Atrophy I have been faced with making many decisions.  First I needed to decide if I was going to fight or just sit back and wait for it to take my life.  I had to decide what type of healthcare I wanted to receive.  […]

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Posted in Frank Cervone, MSA | 22 Comments »

33 Questions About American History

July 29, 2011
Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

I just finished Thomas E. Woods Jr.’s book, “33 Questions About American History (You’re Not Supposed to Ask),” which is a well thought out Libertarian view of American history.  It should be a must read for anyone who wishes to get past the propaganda and indoctrination that is currently tought in our public schools. Woods was […]

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John Boehner changes debt limit plan to secure Tea Party support

July 29, 2011
John Boehner changes debt limit plan to secure Tea Party support

It looks like the House Republican leadership may have found a way to get their members to vote in favor of their debt limit plan: By adding a Balanced Budget Amendment requirement that makes the bill even more toxic to Senate Democrats and the White House. Following a closed-door meeting of the House GOP Friday […]

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Posted in Conservative, Domestic Policy, Economy, GOP, that and the other thing, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

America’s Collapse of the Governing Class

July 28, 2011
Potter-Voldemort

There is a lesson from the Harry Potter series worth examining, what happens to a society where the governing class ceases to govern effectively and worry more about protecting itself?  Throughout the series, the brightest of the bright often are wrong about the coming threat of Lord Voldemort and as the series progresses, we find […]

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Posted in Domestic Policy, Economy, Tom Donelson | 1 Comment »

Poverty in the US

July 27, 2011
Poverty in the US

Here is a Breakdown of Poverty in the US Let us know what you think! Click to expand here Find this infographic on OnlinePoliticalScience.org

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Captain America, For America

July 27, 2011
Captain-America

Earlier this week, I was watching “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News.  During his segment, “pinheads and patriots”, O’Reilly gave a “thumb’s up” to the movie, “Captain America: The First Avenger.” He stated what I had been thinking since I saw this film on Saturday.  Captain America shows Americans as heroes.  In my opinion, O’Reilly didn’t […]

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Posted in Conservative, Frank DeMartini, GOP, Republican | 5 Comments »

Education by Country

July 26, 2011
Education by Country

Below is an Infographic braking down Education By country. Click here to expand Source: Accredited Online Schools.org

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