Category Archives: Republicans

THE BATTLE TO DESTROY SOCIAL SECURITY – FDR’S SUCCESS STILL RANKLES THE REPUBLICANS

As the recent mind numbing memories of fiscal collapse diminish and the public readies itself for the next round of infighting over another potential shutdown and debt ceiling crisis, Social Security is high on the hit list for the Republican … Continue reading

Posted in Franklin D. Roosevelt, Politics, Privatization, Republicans, Social Security

STUTZMAN WANTS RESPECT FOR THE “TEAPUBLICANS” BUT REFUSES TO RESPECT THE CONSTITUTION

Stutzman, Indiana’s Third District House Representative, has forgotten his Constitutional underpinnings – or he has chosen to simply ignore them.  As he whines about the TeaPublicans needing some measure of “respect”, he thoroughly trounces the Constitution which he so passionately … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Marlin Stutzman, Politics, Republicans, U.S. Constitution | Tagged , , , , ,

RAINING ON SHINE’S PARADE

Last week had to be a little traumatic for poor Steve Shine and the Republicans.  After all, he and his buddies felt so threatened by our Democratic convention that they sprang for $10,000 worth of air time to try to … Continue reading

Posted in Democrat Party, Democrats, Fort Wayne, Politics, Republicans

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

Posted in Congress, Marlin Stutzman, Politics, Republican Party, Republicans, Third District | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

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A couple of days ago, the Senate narrowly defeated the Blunt amendment, which would have repealed President Obama’s controversial requirement that insurance companies provide birth control coverage for women employees.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

Posted in Indiana, Republican Party, Republicans | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

TRUMP MISREMEMBERS DRAFT DODGING

Looks like the Donald is getting some of his own medicine.  In an earlier interview, Trump stated he “got lucky” and didn’t get drafted because his number was high.  Trump was born on June 14, 1946.  So, let’s, just for … Continue reading

Posted in Republicans, Vietnam War | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments