Articles by: Guest Writer

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Congressional & Senate Reform Act of 2011

The 26th amendment (granting the right to vote for 18 year-olds) took only 3 months & 8 days to be ratified! Why? Simple! The people demanded it. That was in 1971…before computers, before e-mail, before cell phones, etc. Of the 27 amendments to the Constitution, seven (7) took 1 year or less to become the law of the land…all because of public pressure.
I’m asking each addressee to forward this page to a minimum of twenty people on their address list; in turn I ask each of those to do likewise.

Beware Of The Party Of Hardships

Beware Of The Party Of Hardships

The financial priorities of the Republicans are highly distressing and extremely alarming, to put it mildly. While they would abolish even the slight improvements Obama has managed to get passed re: health care if they could, they see nothing wrong with the high expenses the Afghanistan war has been causing.

How Lincoln’s Republicans became Franklin Roosevelt’s Democrats

How Lincoln’s Republicans became Franklin Roosevelt’s Democrats

Many Republicans think that the Republican Party of today is comparable to the Republican Party of Lincoln, but that is simply not true. The people that would have supported Lincoln switched parties many years ago.

Witch hunter Michele Bachmann

Quotes From Michele Bachmann

Michelle Bachmann announced her candidacy for President yesterday. Right now polls show that Mitt Romney and Bachmann are the two front-runners for the Republican nomination. Not many people are familiar with Michelle Bachmann, so we thought we’d share some of her positions with you, in her own words.

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The Constitution for the United Tea Party and GOP States of America

A humorous interpretation of how the Tea Party, the GOP, and the right-wing view the Constitution.

by Guest Writer· · Political Humor
We did not get Osama bin Laden because of Gitmo and waterboarding. or “Fight back against the ridiculous claims from the right wing”

We did not get Osama bin Laden because of Gitmo and waterboarding. or “Fight back against the ridiculous claims from the right wing”

I keep hearing from bitter Republicans that we got bin laden because of the information from Gitmo detainees. Well, I saw the CIA director under BUSH on CNN today, and he said no. It was from other CIA sites. I’ve also seen other counter-terrorism experts say that we got a lot of information from various different sources.

The Elephant In The Room On The Budget- Military Spending

The Elephant In The Room On The Budget- Military Spending

We are currently griping about the sheer size of our government’s budget, and the debt we have accrued over the years. Republicans complain about social programs, and want to cut them to make up the shortfall-when the real problem is, and has always been- The military spending.

The (Not-So-New) Republican Health Care Plan

The (Not-So-New) Republican Health Care Plan

Republicans haven’t clearly outlined a plan for healthcare. This is a short outline of the Republican plan for healthcare, created based on the policies the Republican Party supports.

Which Party’s Presidents Created The Debt? Anyalysis From 1938 – 2004

Which Party’s Presidents Created The Debt? Anyalysis From 1938 – 2004

Which Party’s Presidents created a majority of our debt, between 1938 and 2004?

Tea Party Lies about Raising the Debt Ceiling

Tea Party Lies about Raising the Debt Ceiling

The Tea Party confuse the debt ceiling with spending ‘on the Obama Agenda.’ The Tea Party implies that if the debt ceiling is not raised, then President Obama will not be able to spend any money on his agenda. The Tea Party ignores that most U.S. government spending is for programs mandated by law or for functions of the U.S. government that existed before Obama.