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That is EXACTLY what we should do!!! We have to be true to who we are in dealing with HATE in any form – love and reason should always win out.

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MAJORITY RULES: What’s Your Mommy Governing Style?

Majority rules, at least some of the time!  As citizens, our vote is our voice and with all the non-sense in Washington, we’re reminded of our important role in the national conversation.  Our opinions matter on the issues impacting our nation.  Our country is governed based on the fact that we the people are supposed to ... Read more

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FRIDAY FUNNIES: Whiners In Washington

Yeah, we teach our two year olds to clean up the messes they make, so guess what?  We expect our politicians to pull it together and get the job done, too!   Unemployment is a mess.  The stock market is a mess. Education is a mess. Our infrastructure is a mess. Illegal immigration is a ... Read more

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14th AMENDMENT – Section 4: Do you think it can be applied to pay our debts?

As Congress debates the debt limit, there is talk that Section 4 of the 14th Amendment should be considered as authorization to increase our self-imposed debt limit to pay our bills.  What do you think MAMAs? 14th Amendment – Section 4. The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including ... Read more

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MOUTHS WIDE OPEN: Supreme Court Upholds Free Speech

Imagine, as a father, your child goes off to war for your country and comes back in a body bag.  Now, imagine grieving friends and family walking into the church for the funeral ceremony, and just 1,000 feet away there are people singing in protest and holding up signs saying: “Thank God for Dead Soldiers,” ... Read more

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COMMERCE CLAUSE: Healthcare and the Constitution

Healthcare is rearing its head again on the national agenda.  But, it is not the benefits of healthcare reform that we are discussing, but the constitutionality of the new law, as it relates to the mandated coverage.  The “commerce clause” is what everyone is talking about  Article 1, Section 8-3 says: (The Congress shall have ... Read more

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NEW SEATING CHART: Bipartisan Seating Plan At State of the Union

In school, it’s all about the seating chart…no one wants to be next to the kid who picks his nose and wipes it under the chair and, yep, that pretty much carries over into adulthood.  But it looks like the folks in D.C. are just gonna have to get over it.  Hey, be nice, make ... Read more

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DON’T CRY FOR ME: Boehner Becomes The Speaker Of The House

The 112th session of Congress began today opening “the people’s house” for business in the new year.  Republican John Boehner was sworn in as the Speaker of the House and was moved to tears, again.  We have to say, there is something sweet and humbling about the emotion he exudes, as long as he doesn’t ... Read more

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IT’S A NUMBERS GAME: GOP Gains In New Census

Remember those folks who came a knockin’ if you didn’t fill in your census?  Well, the results of that census are in….and it looks like the Republicans will be the winners.  Not literally, but about 6 more Congressional seats will be added to Republican leaning states – in the South and the West. According to ... Read more

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IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME: Obama Boosts Infrastructure

President Barak Obama is proposing that building roads and bridges will provide immediate jobs.  He is encouraging Congress to allow $50 billion in infrastructure spending to put people back to work.  He said that the outdated infrastructure is, ”one of America’s greatest challenges.”  He elaborated that America needs to be able to compete in a ... Read more

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WARREN-TED:Warren To Be Named To Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

According to an ABC News exclusive, Elizabeth Warren will be named to a new position: Assistant to the President and Special Adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.   She came up with the idea for a new consumer protection agency and believes in greater accountability and transparency. Warren is ... Read more

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