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[23 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Super PAC’s : The Best Government Money Can Buy

In 2010 the Supreme Court of  The United States  reached a landmark decision that  profoundly affected the way American office-seekers could conduct their political campaigns.  Simply put, the Supreme Court green-lighted the activities of so-called Super PAC’s, effectively allowing them to legally raise and spend unlimited amounts of money.  In essence, any individual or corporation can set up its own political action committee, apart from a particular candidate’s individual political action committee, and be totally exempt from the $2,500 contribution limit.  The idea was that Super PAC’s should be allowed …

Featured, Politics, War &raquo

[19 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
The Lessons in Leaving Iraq

Over the last week the U.S. military officially pulled out of Iraq after almost ten years of war and occupation.  The last of the remaining combat troops and equipment were moved across the border to Kuwait, and loaded on board vessels for the trip home to America.  There were no triumphant  speeches from American politicians, nor were there jubilant celebrations by the military for their great sacrifices and accomplishments.   However, in a dusty corner of a soon-to-be abandoned air base, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, along with a few Generals …

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[15 Dec 2011 | One Comment | ]
Ron Paul : The Likeable Nut Job From Texas

Only six months ago, who would have ever thought that eleven-term Congressman Ron Paul would have had a ghost of a chance in winning the Iowa caucuses, or even placing among the top three candidates in New Hampshire.  Well, it looks like the unthinkable just might happen.   It’s true that Paul has a very strong grass-roots organization in both Iowa and New Hampshire, but the Texas Congressman’s new-found popularity among conservative Republicans is about more than simply being well organized.  In fact, the best thing that Ron Paul has going …

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