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What Happened to Congressional Deliberations?

Something that has made me uncomfortable for years has been the partisanship that exists at all levels of government, especially, in Congress. Yes, I like the concept of a two party system to permit the government to have discussions between differing factions to, theoretically, enable Congress to make more thoughtful ...

Protect Our Freedom in the USA

Diagram courtesy of Teachers vs. Union website Even though this post is not a description of an historical event, it does remind me of some similarities with current life in the U.S.A. Thursday this past week, our national holiday of Thanksgiving was celebrated across the land. This day may also be ...

Government Funded Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs Don’t Impact Teens

A ten-year government-funded study of abstinence-only-until-marriage programs shows that the programs did not have an impact on teens. $1.5 billion dollars in public spending on these programs is being called a "historic ideological boondoggle". James Wagoner, President of Advocates for Youth, said recently: "After 10 years and $1.5 billion in public funds ...

July 13th 2014
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JustGiving Unveils Social Currency

JustGiving has unveiled The Care button, social currency to allow anyone to express what they care about on the JustGiving platform and beyond. The Care button, which will be rolled out across charity pages on JustGiving over the next few weeks, allows a user to show they care about a cause ...
January 20th 2014
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Wendy Davis Caught Lying in Bio

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who is running for office of Governor of Texas, has been caught red-handed lying about facts in her bio--and she admits it. Wendy Davis may have also even lied under oath, "testifying in a federal lawsuit over redistricting that "I got divorced by the time I ...
January 13th 2014
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Tye Thomas, Youngest Mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas Dead at Age 35

Photo of Tye Thomas courtesy Texas Monthly. Randal "Tye" Thomas, the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, and also a member of the Electoral College in the 2000 Presidential Election, has died at the age of 35. In 2000, Mr. Thomas was the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, ...
January 12th 2014
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Southwest Airlines Jet Flight 4013 Lands at Wrong Airport in Missouri

A Southwest Airlines jet, carrying 124 passengers and a crew of 5 people landed at the wrong airport in Missouri. They flight was scheduled to go from Chicago's Midway airport to Branson Missouri. Instead, the flight landed at M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport instead of the Branson Airport, which is ...
January 11th 2014
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Artists Create Photos Depicting Chris Christie on George Washington Bridge

In the wake of the Governor Chris Christie scandal with the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, various artists and photoshop gurus have been creating images reflecting the scandal. Here's one that has popped up on social media: And there is another on the Political Carnival blog: Have any photos that you'd ...


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