Maybe it’s time to just shout down the rabid right

Maybe it’s time to just shout down the rabid right

Opponents of a push by the rabid right in Texas to impose one of the harshest anti-abortion measures in the country won their right Tuesday because, basically, they shouted down the bill. A lot of things happened to drive the bill to defeat but one of the most important tactics was the fact that the […]

You want answers to America’s problems? Sorry, none here

You want answers to America’s problems?  Sorry, none here

Odd that when one takes time to point out the many problems that face this nation, a handful of miscreants always rises up and starts screaming about how it’s bad to say America is in trouble unless you have an answer to the problems that we face. Sorry folks.  No answers here.  We report problems.  […]

Michele Bachmann calling it quits in Congress

Michele Bachmann calling it quits in Congress

Tea Party centerfold Michele Bachmann is leaving Congress. The Minnesota right-winger announced Wednesday she will not seek a fifth term in the House but would not elaborate on why she is leaving. Some think Bachmann, who has ventured off into strange — and voter alienating — territory by aligning herself with tea party extremists and […]

Failed ‘fiscal conservative’ GOP Presidential candidates face millions in unpaid campaign debts

Failed ‘fiscal conservative’ GOP Presidential candidates face millions in unpaid campaign debts

Failed Republican primary candidates for President — who preached fiscal responsibility throughout their aborted runs for office — face millions of dollars of debts from their now shuttered campaigns. Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich‘s campaign owes creditors close to $5 million, according to his Sept. 30 filing with the Federal Election Campaign. Gingrich, […]

Political candidates preach financial responsibility while stiffing creditors

Political candidates preach financial responsibility while stiffing creditors

GOP Presidential wannabes like Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman and Newt Gingrich may preach financial responsibility on the campaign trail but they are deadbeats when it comes to paying their campaign bills. Gingrich, a former Speaker of the House, owes $4.85 million in unpaid campaign debts.  Santorum, a former Senator, has stilled creditors for […]

Romney picks up endorsement from Bachmann: Santorum next?

Romney picks up endorsement from Bachmann:  Santorum next?

As Mitt Romney cruises towards the inevitable – the GOP Presidential nomination – the former Massachusetts governor continues to pick up endorsements from those who once opposed him and called him names. Michelle Bachmann became the latest to throw her support behind the presumptive nominee, calling Romney “the last chance we have to keep America […]

Ron Paul: God wants small government and no Fed

Ron Paul: God wants small government and no Fed

In Ron Paul‘s view of the world, God wants limited government and elimination of the Federal Reserve. That’s right.  The twice-failed Presidential candidate — once as a Libertarian and later as a Republican — says he finds his anti-government beliefs rooted in scripture, not politics. While some might find it a stretch to see God […]