Category Archives: Election 2012

Obamacare Needs Fixing but It Won’t Be Soon

I read in USA Today about how middle-class families and individuals are avoiding seeking medical treatment because of high deductibles in the Affordable Care Act. This is seen as a reversal of

Obama Leads Republicans Down Road of Certain Defeat in 2016

Congressional Republicans are so unmistakably predictable, which I believe is something our president has figured out and is now using to his advantage. If Obama moves one way, they will surely move

Torture is Not Torture, Banks Up For Bailouts, and Merry Christmas to You Too!

“Helpless” is a word I feel right now, when it comes to what is going on in the nation. The nation is arguing about if “Enhanced Interrogation Techniques” are torture and if

Jonah Goldberg’s Comments about Charles Schumer Deceptive

Big, Bad, Evil Government; this is what Republican talking heads like Jonah Goldberg want us to believe, which really is just a cover for the real evil; wealthy billionaires using our government

Democrats Should Relax, Republicans Will Lose in 2016

The GOP had a good night Tuesday Night, sweeping into a majority in the U.S. Senate – though still not enough to overcome a super majority of 60 seats, which is what

Republican Efforts to Block Votes Shows Desperation

Democracy is a precious instrument needed to prevent dictators from overcoming the Will of the People. Democracy assures freedom and liberty for everyone. However, the very core of democracy is threatened when

Conservatives Want to Cure Gays and Stone Them

I always find it interesting when a heterosexual thinks they have the ability to understand what makes someone gay. Texas governor Rick Perry compared being gay to being an alcoholic. Speaking in

Five Things Democrats Can Do to Turn Out the Vote in the 2014 Midterm

Republicans have their hopes up. The 2014 midterm election is a good chance for them to take the U.S. Senate and gain seats in the U.S. House. It does not matter that

Hunger in USA Rises, but So Does Wealth for the Wealthiest

A USA Today article that I just finished reading, “Hunger is a ‘silent crisis’ in the USA”, points out the seriousness of hunger in America. The article specifically talks about two different

U.S. Supreme Court Gives Loud Voice to the Wealthy

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said in his opinion for the majority in ruling for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, “Money in politics may at times seem repugnant to some,