pilgrim

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I am retired after 36 years of being a state of Indiana employee. I enjoy writing and reading conservative blogs.
In 2012, Michigan is a battleground state that the GOP needs to win to retake the majority in the Senate.  There are already seven GOP candidates for this US Senate seat, and there may be more running against the Democrat incumbent, Debbie Stabenow. I prefer businessman Peter Konetchy over...
In 2012, Florida is a battleground state that the GOP needs to win to take control of the Senate. There are already twelve GOP candidates running against Democrat incumbent Bill Nelson for this US Senate seat, and there may be more. I like Marielena Stuart, the one who has...
It was the original intent of the Founding Fathers to carefully limit the areas of responsibility of the federal government. James Madison pointed out that the Constitution was structured so that the powers delegated to the federal government are few. He also pointed out the number...
In 2012, Pennsylvania is a battleground state that the GOP needs to win to take control of the Senate. There are already seven GOP candidates running against Democrat incumbent Bob Casey for this US Senate seat, and there may be more. I like Laureen Cummings, the one who has...
Obama, now campaigning for reelection non-stop around the country, is already trying to blame a Do-Nothing Congress for his failures. But the Republican-controlled House has already been quite active in passing legislation to address the nation's problems. It is the Do-Nothing Democrat-controlled Senate that has failed to act on...
I will work every day to make Washington D.C. as inconsequential in your lives as I can. Texas Governor Rick Perry announcing his bid for the 2012 Republican nomination. That sentence by Rick Perry is the one I appreciated the most in his announcement speech, and make note of the...
I am old enough to remember when California was a Republican state that could be counted on for their electoral votes for the Presidential elections. In my lifetime, California has elected six Republicans Governor of California and three Democrats. The Republican Party of California, during Pete Wilson's time as...

The 10th Amendment Defense

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In the last debate in Tampa, Rick Perry was attacked because Texas allows illegals to pay in-state tuition fees to enroll in a state college. Michelle Bachmann said this I think that the American way is not to give taxpayer subsidized benefits to people who have broken our laws or...