polls out today showing the GOP is more and more not being seen as a credible national political party (GOP identification is down to 20%, the lowest number in at least 25 years), and with the obvious significant independent candidacies in NJ and NY-23, the rise of third party candidates will be very important to watch in the coming years.
Archive for October, 2009
This is, by far, one of the most detrimental things that Congress can do to our freedom. The “Nuclear Option” is a tactic designed to end a filibuster by the minority party. Instead of needing the normal 60 votes for cloture, they would only need to get 51. This is not provided for in the formal rules [...]
Government must be restored to its limited role within the boundaries of the Constitution. The Federal Government current oversteps it’s boundaries and sticks it’s nose into the business of the state far to often. They Federal Government needs to release it’s strangle hold on the states. States rights are of paramount importance and must be free from [...]
Our current fiscal policy is unsustainable with spending on an unimaginable scale. At this time our National Public Debt is over $11 trillion and is estimated to be over $17 trillion by 2013. There is a debt ceiling, it’s called The Second Liberty Bond Act of 1917. This act was set in place to make [...]