Archive for the ‘National Politics’ Category

Debt Ceiling

28Jul11

The Associated Press cites: “At least one credit rating agency has already made it clear that unless that agreement includes at least $4 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade, the country’s AAA rating could be lost. Right now, the proposals under discussion cut around $2 trillion or less.” One problem with these numbers […]


Here is the letter to the editor that I submitted to the Valley Breeze and should get published next week: In a recent Valley Breeze letter to the editor, Congressman David Cicilline makes a great many allegations, all against “the Republican budget”.  Maybe the Congressman forgets something though.  The Democrats are still in control.  The Democrats […]


In the first 48 hours since Osama bin Laden was exterminated, the details on the story have been changed multiple times.  Why?  What this really looks like is they’re trying to hide something.  They killed other people in the house.  They killed OBL’s son and a woman.  They killed OBL’s wife.  No they didn’t, they […]


Seriously?  Teenagers have no idea who Osama Bin Laden is, according to Yahoo Search Blog. This is a major failure on the part of parents and school systems/teachers.  Are we really that deep into the touchy/feely and PC world where we don’t want to upset anybody or make them feel bad?  I’m not saying that […]


So the word went out on Monday.  The Rhode Island labor leaders would be having a protest under the rotunda at the RI State House.  There are no current contract negotiations with the state’s unions, there are no bills in the Assembly to limit their collective bargaining power and none of them have been wronged […]


First there was Wisconsin and now Indiana.  Not just budget troubles or just anti-union governors, but instead we have Democrats who choose to run instead of doing their job.  Both state legislatures are facing a stalemate where the Republican-controlled legislatures are looking to pass some tough new laws curbing the rights of public sector unions. […]


So it’s not bad enough that pundits and the media are taking an opportunity to blame the Tucson shootings on the “right-wing” and “hate talk”.  Even Governor Chafee has decreed that no state employee may speak to talk radio while on the state’s dime.  Even if he did describe the ban as being against “ratings-driven, […]



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