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Let’s Just Take a Breath re Healthcare

Published on March 26, 2017 By sirrahc

“Please stop blaming the House Freedom Caucus as a bunch of stuck-up ideological Pharisees. We need more in their ranks who will demand the best for the Constitution and the American people.”  — Arthur Schaper, political commentator and radio host As we all know by now, Ryancare was pulled at the eleventh hour, because GOP […]

And So It Begins…

Published on November 10, 2016 By sirrahc

If anyone had told me a couple years ago that I would be typing the words “President-elect Donald Trump”, I would have said they were crazy. But,… I’ve been trying to figure out how I feel about the 2016 election results. “Giddy” is definitely too strong a word, though I am overall quite pleased. Regarding […]

A Conservative Blueprint for Reform

Published on July 31, 2016 By sirrahc

“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change […]

Executive Authority vs. Executive Privilege

Published on June 28, 2015 By sirrahc

“We’re not just going to be waiting for legislation in order to make sure that we’re providing Americans the kind of help they need. I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone.” — President Obama, not-so-subtly implying that he’ll do whatever he can to advance his agenda As you may have noticed, the current […]

Replacing Boehner and McConnell

Published on November 24, 2014 By sirrahc

“[I]f the Republican Party does not start positively responding to grassroots conservatives, these key activists may bolt the GOP…. If the GOP in Congress will not stand up to Obama, what good is having the leadership positions?”  — Jeff Crouere, media host and columnist at Townhall.com The recent midterm elections and discussions of “lame duck” […]

More Dr. Seuss on Obama & Congress

Published on May 7, 2010 By sirrahc

But would you, could you, like them with a tax? Would you, could you, with Goldman Sachs? Would you like it with Al Gore? Or with Pelosi? (She’s such a bore!) Or would you, could you, in a mob? Since most people have no job. Oh that’s right, the money’s tight. So to the press […]

Enviro-Politics: Feinstein Can't Be Serious

Published on April 14, 2010 By sirrahc

Consider the following facts: 1) Gov. Schwarzenegger signed a law requiring that 1/3 of the electricity produced in California by 2020 must be from “renewable sources”; solar and wind energy are the favored options. 2) The best location in CA for wind farms and solar plants (which need a LOT of relatively flat land, by […]

Dr. Seuss on Obama & Congress

Published on April 2, 2010 By sirrahc

I do not like it Uncle Sam, I do not like it Sam I Am. I do not like these dirty crooks, Neither how they cook the books. I do not like when Congress steals, I do not like their secret deals. I do not like the speaker Nan, I do not like this ‘YES […]

Just Two Questions about Federal Takeover of Student Loans

Published on March 31, 2010 By sirrahc

Those sneaky Dems and their “stealth accomplishments”. Last Tuesday, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590) — aka “Obamacare”. Today, Obama signed the reconciliation bill that was supposed to implement the “fixes” to Obamacare, as required by the House. But, they decided to attach the Student Aid and […]

This Ain't No Waterloo

Published on March 24, 2010 By sirrahc

Stupak and the Blue Dogs caved / drank the Kool-Aid / got bought off — don’t hold your breath for that executive order, Bart — and the Senate’s bill passed the House. Now what? Some on the Left (and part-time Republicans like David Frum) are saying that the passing of Obamacare signifies a “Waterloo” moment […]

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