Author Archives: James Fidlerten

The Entitled and the Poor

Recently Scott Prouty a bartender, revealed in an interview with Ed Schultz of MSNBC, that he was the one who made the tape of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a

Gay Marriage Hits Home with Senator Portman

It really does not matter how conservative you are when a child whom you love unconditionally, tells you they are gay. That is what Senator Rob Portman, a Republican senator from Ohio

Paul Ryan Should Get This: ObamaCare is here to Stay

I consider it a great shame to this nation the United States, being the most prosperous country on the earth, that for decades, our health care system has been so inadequate that

Rand Paul’s Filibuster and Rant Shows Fear and Ignorance

I will give Senator Rand Paul (KY) credit for being steadfast with his filibuster, which says he actually believes what he is saying, or else he has serious designs on a possible

Gay Marriage: Why the Sea Change in Public Opinion?

I think most of my gay brothers and sisters are still pinching themselves, expecting to wake up any moment to realize that it was all just a dream and we are still

We do not need another Bush in the White House

I was reading in USA Today an article about former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and a book he has published concerning immigration. The article also discussed a possible campaign by him in

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia Needs to Explain “Racial Entitlement”

The United States Supreme Court recently listened to a challenge to the Voting Rights Act in which the question before the court is “about whether the federal government should still be requiring

Bead-Reader #3 Dick Cheney, Go Away!

I know I speak for many when I say these words: Dick Cheney Go Away! Let us all be honest, here is a man who deserves to be imprisoned for war crimes

Medicare and Social Security Can Expect Cuts

If there is ever a deal between Congress and the president, to divert cuts and find some common ground, or should I say some fair trades, the big three entitlements will face

Equality for Gay Americans Not Complete Until the End of DOMA

The presidency of Barack Obama has brought a sea change to Gay rights, with the repeal of DODT (Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell) and the president’s announcement that he supports same-sex marriage. Not