Archive for September 5, 2011


Bachmann: Why is there a Department of Education? (CNN) – Painting herself as a "constitutional conservative" Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told Sen. Jim DeMint's forum Monday that if elected president she would look to get rid of the Department of Education, among other things. "Because the Constitution does not specifically enumerate nor does it give to the federal government the role and duty to superintend over education that historically has been held by the parents and by local communiti … Read More

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For some time now I have considered myself a liberal. I love to finish off statements by saying, "then again, I am just a liberal." I also enjoy the look on a persons face after they just found out that I am a liberal. But at the same time I feel that I am being dishonest… Because I consider myself to be a liberal…theologically. I don't really care for politics and I don't really consider myself a Conservative or a Liberal in the political re … Read More

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Left-wing Bravery and Right-wing Bedwetting I wrote a short piece recently about not knowing.  One mark of liberalism is regard for evidence; that which has not been evinced will not be assumed as true by a liberal; but a conservative will believe without evidence whatever the conservative hopes to be true, which is invariably what the conservative has been taught to be true, disturbing which would cause the conservative unbearable anxiety for having her truth laid waste with nothing left … Read More

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Exercising Our Rights: Easier Said Than Done  So yesterday my daughter and I held signs outside a Tea Party rally to bring awareness to the Keystone XL pipeline. We stood on the corner of Elmwood Park right across from the university (at rush hour, no less), and if you know anything about Omaha, you know that is a busy 4-way stop.  It's really easy to sit behind my computer and wax poetic about issues, but it's quite another to stand on a corner with homemade signs, knowing that a good numbe … Read More

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Voterism: A Government for The New Millennium by William John Cox by William John Cox Featured Writer Dandelion Salad http://www.thevoters.org August 31, 2011 Are you tired of trying to figure out if there’s any real difference between Republican and Democratic politicians, and whether there’s a difference between liberals and progressives, libertarians and anarchists, independents and moderates, or tea partiers and neoconservatives? Are you fed up with […] … Read More

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