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Does Kevin McCarthy Need a Brain Scan?

Kate Sheppard of the Huffington Post was much too PC in her article entitled “Kevin McCarthy Bashes Obama’s ‘Climate Change Agenda,’ Ignores Link To State’s Severe Drought” posted to the site on July 23rd of 2014. You see, Kevin McCarthy is the current House Majority Whip and soon to be House Majority Leader as of … Continue reading

Ozzie Guillen’s Big Stupid Mouth

  Time magazine published an interview on its website in which the Marlins skipper said he “loved” Castro. “I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel Castro for the last 60 years, but that [expletive] is still here.” What is all the fuss about anyway? He is … Continue reading

ALEC ~ Another Subversive Special Interest

Two major corporations have decided to cut their ties with the conservative bill-writing organization…The American Legislative Exchange Council (or better known by its acronym – ALEC). Both Kraft Foods, Inc. and the Coca-Cola Co. both either discontinued their memberships or let their memberships expire. If your head is already ringing…it gets better. If you are … Continue reading

U.S. President to visit Boulder City, NV Solar Site

  U.S. President Barack Obama will be visiting the historical town of Boulder City, NV tomorrow to view this small towns commitment to big change. This town has quickly become the largest epicenter of solar power implementation in the world. Many of you may know that Boulder City is also the home to Hoover Dam. … Continue reading

Politics: Time for a Real Change – Lobbying

This is the first post in my Politics: Time for a Change Series. In this article, we will discuss the ever-popular subject of Lobbying. The Definition First of all, it is important to note that the right to petition is protected in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. The right to petition government … Continue reading

What is Politics? It’s not in the Dictionary

Let me begin with a strict definition of politics and the etymology of the word as taken from http://wikipedia.org Definition: “Politics (from Greek πολιτικός, “of, for, or relating to citizens”) is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. The term is generally applied to the art or science of running governmental or … Continue reading

Political Cartoons: A Look at Obama & GOP Candidates

  Let’s take a fun look at some recent political cartoons. Hey, it is good to laugh once in a while…What do you think makes political cartoons so funny? I think it is because they touch on the feelings of the public. So, in a sense, it makes their humor biting and true albeit exaggerated. … Continue reading

The Euro Zone Crisis, Super-Dud Committees, Doublethink, and the Failure of the New World Order

Doublethink defined: “the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them….To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just as long as it is needed, … Continue reading

UC Davis Pepper Spray & Other Thanksgiving Recipes

Ah, it’s the holiday season again.  Everyone is working out to prepare for the epic food event of Thanksgiving and the Black Friday shopping event the next day. Families everywhere are sifting through old family thanksgiving recipes. By the way you can check out some good thanksgiving recipes at this website: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Holiday—Celebration-Recipes/Thanksgiving-Recipes You can smell … Continue reading

A Salute to Our Veterans

To all Service men and women: We the people…salute you. Thank you for all you have done and continue to do. Thank you for your bravery, sacrifice, and strength.  Forgive me for the unbelievably long tag list above, but I did not want to list all of these conflicts within the text of this post. … Continue reading

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