Tag Archive: Congress

The Lefty Buffoonery That Republicans Need to ‘Shut Down’ Once and For All

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One of the residual effects of this week’s government shutdown and the implementation of Obamacare has been a sharp uptick in political commentary across social media. At least, that’s what I’ve been seeing when I’ve logged into my online accounts over the past few days. I’m not talking about the normal activity. There are certainly…

Voting “No” on Voting

Before we even get close to November 6, 2012, I’d like to suggest that everybody pledge not to pressure their friends and neighbors to get out and vote. There is absolutely nothing un-American about staying home and minding your own business on Election Day. I, for one, am sick and tired of hearing about all…

Against More Taxes? You May Be a Terrorist!

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He sounded more like a pastor than a politician that night in Tucson.  Here was a man with compassion and dignity who wanted just one thing – to bring Americans together.  Barack Obama was at his eloquent best that night in January when he delivered a moving tribute at a memorial for the victims of…

Who’s Rich? Who’s Poor?

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Almost eighty Catholic educators recently criticized U.S. House Speaker, John Boehner, due to speak at Washington’s Catholic University.  They claim his record is “among the worst in Congress” when it comes to protecting the poor.  The letter called on Speaker Boehner to “reawaken your familiarity” with church teachings on the subject of poverty.  The letter…

The Blame Game

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I’m a simple woman.  I don’t like complications.  I don’t always understand all the nuances.  I’m not diplomatic.  Maybe that’s why I write columns under the heading, “I Don’t Get It.” At the eleventh hour before a threatened government shutdown, an agreement was finally reached on the budget but not without a whole lot of…