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, Arizona is a battleground state that the GOP needs to win to take control of the Senate. There are already four GOP candidates for this open US Senate seat, and there may be more. I like real estate investor Wil Cardon over US House Rep. Jeff Flake,...

The House Passed This Bill

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The news anchors last night were reporting that the House just passed the "Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act," and it was only symbolic because the US Senate will not bring it up for a vote, and Obama will veto it anyway.  Still, it was a great vote to...
There are 10 additional freshmen members in the US House of Representatives who should be saluted for being true to the US Constitution, and for not getting tainted by Washington, DC. I used two votes in 2011 as my guide. These 10 are freshmen members who, in my opinion,...
I salute 15 freshmen members of the US House for being true to the US Constitution, and for not getting tainted in Washington, DC. I use two votes in 2011 as my guide. These 15 are the only freshmen members who, in my opinion, voted NO correctly...
Monday, September 29, 2008 - In a stunning development, the House of Representatives voted down the $700 billion financial bailout plan by a 228-205 margin after working days to hash out an agreement. The defeat shocked the world, following pledges by leaders of both parties to work together to...
To pay the Piper is an allusion to the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin concerning the payment for whose services a dispute arose. This expression probably alludes to the 13th-century legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin in which the piper, upon being refused the payment promised...

Too Big? Not Big Enough?

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Too Big? Not Big Enough? These are questions that have been grappled with in American politics from the very beginning. The questions are complicated, and they do not always split nicely and neatly between conservative and liberal ideals. In other words there is a balancing act equilibrium to...
We are close to 60 days away from electing Governors in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Kentucky. It would be great to have some dispatches that make the case for a Republican winning in each of these states.  Sometimes we get too wrapped up in the goings on with the presidential...