Category Archives: Republican Party

MARLIN WHO?

Our Third District Representative is pretty much a non-starter when it comes to helping our district and its residents.  Since he took office in 2010, Stutzman has spent a great deal of time raising money to ensure his hold on … Continue reading

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ROMNEY TAKES THE BRUNT OF THE “BLUNT” BIRTH CONTROL BLUNDER

A couple of days ago, the Senate narrowly defeated the Blunt amendment, which would have repealed President Obama’s controversial requirement that insurance companies provide birth control coverage for women employees.   By a vote of 51-48, the almost all-male Senate decided … Continue reading

Posted in Reproductive Rights, Republican Party, Republicans | Tagged , , , | 44 Comments

COUNTY COUNCIL – COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – WADING THROUGH THE DIFFERNCES!

Year after year voters go to the polls and often fail to understand their own local government, so I decided to write a little on it and continue to learn for my own benefit.  Last year city offices were filled, … Continue reading

Posted in Allen County Government, Fort Wayne, Local Government, Politics, Republican Party, Republicans, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

THE ABSOLUTE UNABSOLUTENESS OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM

Republicans have, once again, framed an issue to suit their own misguided – and downright false – interpretation of our Constitution.  The original body of our U.S. Constitution contains scant mention of religion.  One prohibition is the requirement of a … Continue reading

Posted in Bill of Rights, Religion, Reproductive Rights, Republican Party, Republicans, Rights and Liberties, Women's Interests | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

REPUBLICANS DEAL ANOTHER BLOW TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The Indiana Republicans just can’t get enough of trouncing on our public school system and the parents who stand by it.  Once again, just to reinforce their love of anything non-public, Republicans gussied up the now-legal package of enticements to … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Government, Indiana, Indiana General Assembly, Mitch Daniels, Republican Party, Republicans, Tony Bennett | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

CHARLIE WHITE GIVEN OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND QUALITY HOME TIME

Dismissing the argument that Charlie White should be allowed to slither out from under his felony convictions, a Hamilton County judge ordered White to serve one year on home detention providing White with an excellent opportunity to re-assess how he … Continue reading

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DANIELS RACE TO DESTROY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

Mitch Daniels comes from the corporate world which feeds on privatization and decreasing workers’ rights.  Just hours after Mitch Daniels took over as governor of Indiana in 2005, he rescinded the rights of highway police, hospital attendants, mechanics, and other … Continue reading

Posted in Collective Bargaining, Education, Indiana General Assembly, Mitch Daniels, Republican Party, Republicans, Tony Bennett | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

DANIELS DUDS OUT AT CPAC

Mitch Daniels has kept everyone in suspense about his potential presidential run – well those who care anyways.  He has followed the old adage I remember from high school, “she ran so fast he caught her.”  Daniels has played games … Continue reading

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COATS WHINES ABOUT LAME-DUCK CONGRESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Dan Coats is a whiner.  We pay our elected officials to complete a job which includes up to the day they leave office.  But that seems to be too much for Coats to bear, and, instead, he would rather have … Continue reading

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STUTZMAN STICKING IT TO UNEMPLOYED IN THIRD DISTRICT

It didn’t take the Third District’s newly-minted congressional representative long to vote against the interests of the unemployed in the district he represents.  The House vote on an extension of unemployment insurance for three months was put to a vote … Continue reading

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