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 [...]Continue reading Civil unions granted in New Hampshire
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 [...]Continue reading Paul counters Dondero
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 GrowthContinue reading A Tribute to Communism
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 [...]Continue reading This is supposed to be good news?
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 [...]Continue reading Sick pricks to protest VT funerals
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.Continue reading Capitalism and Wal-Mart
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 [...]Continue reading Is this a function of government?
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 [...]Continue reading RE: Porking Iraq
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 [...]Continue reading Porking Iraq
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.Continue reading RE: Boortz review
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 [...]Continue reading “Collective Property” in Venezuela
“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 [...]Continue reading Defaming gun owners
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 [...]Continue reading Injunction issued against COPA
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 [...]Continue reading Romney cutting ties
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 [...]Continue reading Commendation for a friend
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 [...]Continue reading No-knock raid legislation clears hurdle
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, [...]Continue reading Budget surplus by 2012?
I kicked off a new blog this evening in support of Ron Paul‘s candidacy for President. Stop by and check it out.Continue reading Blogs for Paul
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 [...]Continue reading Paul to declare candidacy
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 wouldnâ€™t talk about John Edwards because â€ you have to go into rehab if you use the word â€˜faggot.â€™â€ Note [...]Continue reading Conservative diva steps in it (again) at CPAC