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Movin’ On Up… Like The Jeffersons?

September 3, 2007

Do you remember in high school when you needed to think about what you were going to be when you graduated?  Whether to go to college, trade school, or work?  Decisions, decisions, decisions.  We were filled with an overwhelming fear and excitement of what the future might hold.  The purpose was to identify our likes and […]

Arizona — A Sheep State?

August 16, 2007

Governor Janet Napolitano is now considering a move of the primary date from Februrary 26th to February 5th to still remain in harmony with the national parties while also joining other states like California and New York to make it a Super Dee Duper Tuesday. Janet and company are recognizing the fact that Arizona is not getting the […]

Big, Big, Big

August 15, 2007

“Man is not free unless government is limited.”  Ronald Reagan Bob Robb pens a decent piece today on the departure of Karl Rove and his tenure with President Bush.  Recounting the goals and the policy agenda of the Bush presidency, Robb sums it up in one phrase: Bush wanted to create such a majority by […]

McCain Supports Property Rights Or Does He?

August 13, 2007

I just read some remarks that Senator McCain gave to The Cedar Rapids Rotary Club on Monday, August 6th that has me a bit perplexed. The speech was chock full with historical bits, quotes from the Founding Fathers retracing the connection between liberty and the private ownership of property, references from the Kelo decision, and common sense. Yet, one very important […]


August 10, 2007

   A hearty congratulations and a tip of the grande no foam hazelnut latte is due to our “beloved” Senator John McCain for only missing 8 out of 24 roll call votes for the month of August — thus far! You are on a roll, Senator.  Keep it going!