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Civil unions granted in New Hampshire

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

The Governor of New Hampshire has signed a bill granting civil unions to gay and lesbian couples into law: Gay couples in New Hampshire will able to join in civil unions starting next year under a bill Gov. John Lynch signed into law Thursday. “We in New Hampshire have had a long and proud tradition […]

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Paul counters Dondero

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

Ron Paul on Eric Dondero: Reason: Your former staffer Eric Dondero is challenging you for your House seat in 2008. Paul: He’s a disgruntled former employee who was fired. Reason: But he says he’s running because of your debate performance. So is this presidential campaign weakening your standing in your district? Paul: Well, if it […]

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A Tribute to Communism

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

This is a very, very good video…I’ve never understood why leaders who collectively (excuse the pun) killed millions upon millions of people are worshiped like gods. H/T: Club for Growth

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This is supposed to be good news?

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Well…Social Security is set to go bankrupt one year later than estimated: The trust fund for Social Security will be exhausted in 2041 and the Medicare trust fund in 2019, the trustees of the two programs said Monday. Both dates were one year later than previously estimated. In their annual report on the financial health […]

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Sick pricks to protest VT funerals

Monday, April 16th, 2007

This pisses me off beyond belief: “WBC will preach at the funerals of the Virginia Tech students killed on campus during a shooting rampage April 16, 2007. You describe this as monumental horror, but you know nothing of horror — yet. “They shall also gird themselves with sackloth, and horror shall cover them; and shame […]

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Capitalism and Wal-Mart

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

One of the first episodes in the new season of Bullsh*t! was on the left’s hatred of Wal-Mart and capitalism in general. You can watch it below, but as always there are some things in the episode that could be considered offensive. The screen shot is enough to piss the left off.

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Is this a function of government?

Friday, April 6th, 2007

Throw this one in the What the #$%*? file, it seems that Michigan House Democrats have passed an earmark that would provide every school aged child with an iPod: Facing a budget deficit that has passed the $1 billion mark, House Democrats Thursday offered a spending plan that would buy a MP3 player or iPod […]

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RE: Porking Iraq

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

I received an e-mail from the Washington office of Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) about my post on the pork filled Iraq supplemental bill. This was originally written for the New York Times, but they have asked me to post it here: Dear Editor: I am writing in response to a recent op-ed challenging my motives […]

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Porking Iraq

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Thomas Schatz, from the Citizens for Government Waste, penned an editorial in the New York Times over the pork in the emergency Iraq appropriations bill: Behind all their lofty rhetoric about the Iraq war and bringing home the troops, members of the House and Senate were busy tacking on $20 billion and $18.5 billion respectively […]

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RE: Boortz review

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

It looks like Boortz liked Stephen’s review of Somebody’s Gotta Say It: Stephen Littau is obviously a brilliant book reviewer. Now … get out there and buy the book. You deserve a good read.

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“Collective Property” in Venezuela

Sunday, March 25th, 2007

Hugo Chavez is killing his country…his latest socialist move is to create “collective property”: Vowing to undermine capitalism’s continued influence in Venezuela during his television and radio program “Hello President,” Chavez said state-financed cooperatives would operate under a new concept in which workers would share profits. “It’s property that belongs to everyone and it’s going […]

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Defaming gun owners

Saturday, March 24th, 2007

“This year will go down in history. For the first time a civilized nation has full gun registration. Our police will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future.” – Adolf Hitler, who instituted the first German gun laws just before Kristallnacht. I’m not the biggest fan […]

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Injunction issued against COPA

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

The Child Online Protection Act has been struck down by U.S. District Judge Lowell Reed: Sexual health sites, the online magazine Salon.com and other Web sites backed by the American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on grounds it would have a chilling effect on speech. Joan Walsh, Salon.com’s editor in chief, said the […]

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Romney cutting ties

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Rocky Anderson, the mayor Salt Lake City, called for Bush’s impeachment recently. Anderson doesn’t hide his political beliefs, a quick look at his endorsements in the last election will tell you where he is on the political spectrum, specifically the endorsement from the Democratic Progressive Caucus. Mitt Romney apparently has a friendship with Anderson, who […]

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Commendation for a friend

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

My State Representative, Steve Davis, was the only legislator to vote against Georgia’s bloated budget: We had the 2007 Amended budget that I was the stand alone vote against. I voted against the budget for the first time for numerous reasons but I will start with the fact that the amended budget increased by $700 […]

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No-knock raid legislation clears hurdle

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

The legislation to tighten no-knock raid requirements here in Georgia has passed through committee: The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved changes that require police officers to meet a stiffer standard to get the special warrants, which are intended to prevent suspects from getting rid of evidence and to protect officers from potentially violent suspects. Critics […]

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Budget surplus by 2012?

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007

Are Democrats going to create a budget surplus in four years?: Senate Democrats unveiled a spending blueprint yesterday that envisions a massive expansion of the nation’s health-insurance program for children, as well as billions of additional dollars for other domestic priorities such as public education, veterans’ health care and local police. Despite the additional spending, […]

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Blogs for Paul

Monday, March 12th, 2007

I kicked off a new blog this evening in support of Ron Paul‘s candidacy for President. Stop by and check it out.

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Paul to declare candidacy

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Ron Paul will announce his candidacy for President on Monday: U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, a strict constitutionalist and fierce anti-war critic, will formally declare his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday when he appears as a guest on a C-SPAN call-in program. Paul, R-Texas, created a presidential exploratory committee in January, allowing him to […]

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Conservative diva steps in it (again) at CPAC

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Yet another reason why I despise Ann Coulter: Ann Coulter almost made it through her CPAC speech without looking like a complete buffoon. . . . Near the end of her speech she said she wouldn’t talk about John Edwards because ” you have to go into rehab if you use the word ‘faggot.’” Note […]

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