Oregon Special Primary Election OR1
Nov09

Oregon Special Primary Election OR1

Below find the unofficial results of the Oregon District 01 special primary. This is the seat that was held by former Congressman David Wu. A time line is located near the bottom of the page along with the current known candidates for the January 31, 2012 special election. OR District: Special Primary Election OR1 Democrats Saba Ahmed (D-OR-Special Election OR1) 231 votes — 0.31 percent Brad Avakian (D-OR-Special Election OR1)...

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PRESS RELEASE Riehm AL1:  Candidate to refuse Congressional retirement and excess benefits
Nov08

PRESS RELEASE Riehm AL1: Candidate to refuse Congressional retirement and excess benefits

Pete Riehm (R-AL-1) November 8, 2011 For Immediate Release Candidate to refuse Congressional retirement and excess benefits Pete Riehm, Republican challenger for the District 1 Congressional race, has announced today that he will refuse the current pension package for Congressional members. The current pension plan gives members of Congress 80% of the average of their last 3 years’ salaries after only five years of service. Members...

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American Dream or Failed Socialist Experiment
Nov07

American Dream or Failed Socialist Experiment

Are we the sum of our ancestors or are we to have learned from their successes and failures? To be the sum we have to be all they were and all they were not; being all their successes and failures. If we did in fact learn from them, based on their successes and failures, are we not better off. Either way what responsibilities do we have and must we accept? Ancestors Many Americans today are not first generation Americans. Our...

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PRESS RELEASE Riehm AL1:  Riehm Supports MS Personhood Act and End to Federal Funding of Abortion
Nov07

PRESS RELEASE Riehm AL1: Riehm Supports MS Personhood Act and End to Federal Funding of Abortion

Pete Riehm (R-AL-1) November 7, 2011 For Immediate Release Riehm Supports MS Personhood Act and End to Federal Funding of Abortion Pete Riehm, US congressional candidate, is announcing his support for the Mississippi Personhood Act, Amendment 26, which will be coming up on a referendum this Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Amendment 26 states that “The term ‘person’ or ‘persons’ shall include every human being...

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“Cain, Gingrich Debate Lincoln-Douglas Style”
Nov06

“Cain, Gingrich Debate Lincoln-Douglas Style”

The Woodlands, Texas, Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich engage in a 90 minute discussion, some would call it a debate, over entitlement programs. Their topics were about Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security done in the setting of “Plenty of All American Apple Pie, Coffee and of course Tea.” This was truly more of a discussion than debate as they talked about how to correct problems that existed in each program and how they would remedy...

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Israel Defence, Iran, Gaza
Nov04

Israel Defence, Iran, Gaza

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, is reportedly continuing to press senior government ministers to support an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. This is a matter that remains divisive to Israeli people. Israel has turned up the heat on Iran as of late. On Wednesday at Palmachim Air Force Base Israel test launched a ballistic missile. The test was supposed to have been a Jericho 3 missile, which is a...

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Ohio Healthcare Freedom Amendment
Nov03

Ohio Healthcare Freedom Amendment

Our Ohio friends are looking for help with ballot issue 3. Fellow Defenders of Healthcare Freedom, 1. Donate HERE to support the campaign. Every dollar helps!! 2. Volunteer to help campaign HERE! Keep Politics Out of Healthcare By Jack Painter, originally published in the Cincinnati Enquirer Do you want to keep health care decisions between patients and doctors, and not politicians and bureaucrats? Do you want the freedom to choose...

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The Concept of Fairness
Nov02

The Concept of Fairness

For a long time now but especially lately, the word ‘fair’ and the concept of ‘fairness’ has been receiving a great deal of discussion time in the public discourse. It is bandied about with great looseness and frequency so that it is just an accepted term that everyone understands and is comfortable with. Especially the idea that somehow everything not only should be fair but the government has an obligation to see to it that all...

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PC Dead in Mason TX
Nov02

PC Dead in Mason TX

Mason TX, Crockett Keller spent $175 for a radio spot on a rural country music station in Mason County, about 100 miles east of Austin. It is an ad that would drive most liberals or progressives to the sanitarian. What Mr. Keller did do was get attention. Not to mention a ton of free press about his handgun class and store. Here is a sample of what is said in the ad “If you are a socialist liberal and/or voted for the current...

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It’s Time for Others to Step Up
Nov01

It’s Time for Others to Step Up

It is difficult for me to even admit this, but in an interview with NBC’s Today Show recently Hillary Clinton said something I agree with. I immediately checked to see if the sun had fallen out of the sky and, after assuring myself that the world was not ending, I conceded that every now and then a blind hog finds an acorn. Secretary Clinton was asked whether she plans to run against President Obama in 2012, and she responded, “I’m...

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