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.
Rand Paul spoke at a GOP fundraiser in Iowa on Saturday, April 2nd. Speeches at GOP fundraisers are usually predictable pablum consisting of two goals:  to point out how bad the Democrats are, and to motivate the listeners to devote their time, talents, and treasures to elect Republicans....
This is a talking point I am constantly hearing from Dems still seated in the US House of Representatives.  I want to just smack them on the head and tell them the answer is "never" as long as the GOP is in the majority here. Since January 20,...
To paraphrase TEP principle Zeke Vanderhoek "The idea that a US House member could have a job for life no matter how they perform is not good for people in that job, much less for the constituents who have to suffer if that individual has gone downhill." This...
Who had an influential role in the eventual fall of the Soviet Union? The names that come to mind quickly are Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher, and Ronald Reagan. It may be easier to remember a Pope, British PM, and a US President, but I...
My title is a paraphrase of President Lincoln saying I can't spare this man - he fights This was said after Shiloh in April, Grant fought one of the bloodiest battles in the West and came out less well. President Lincoln fended off demands for his removal. There...
The MSM has decided to now start paying close attention to Ohio. Wisconsin is mostly over except for the shouting, but Ohio is just beginning to stir. There is going to be a spin on most MSM news that the GOP are losing in Ohio and they...
Daugaard Pleased With Final Budget By Ben Dunsmoor Published: March 11, 2011, 9:50 PM PIERRE, SD - Governor Dennis Daugaard says he's pleased with the final budget that the South Dakota legislature passed Friday. Governor Dennis Daugaard had this to say I'm very happy with the plan for two reasons, we've eliminated the...
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has a dilemma many other Governors would love to have. Oil has created a $1 billion budget surplus and presented Governor Jack Dalrymple with a question: How to keep up with the boom while keeping the money flowing. Only North Dakota and Montana have...