Toodleloo Tax Cuts

Thanks to Carol Loewen for sending me an article written by House Minority Leader John Boehner titled “Back to the Future.” It seems that our old Democrat friends are back at their old games (in the immortal words of Gomer Pyle, “surprise, surprise!”)

In a not least bit surprising move, the Democrats loaded the emergency funding bill for our troops (one being my son) in harm’s way with some unbelievable pork! And please do not be fooled by the RINOs voting against the bill. Senator Norm Coleman (R-Minn) defended the 100 million dollars for national convention security as necessary! HEY SENATOR COLEMAN, HOW ABOUT PUTTING THAT IN ANOTHER BILL, SAY LIKE FY 2008! (Sorry for yelling, but my son and the troops really need funds now)

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RINO Hunting

I’m trying to decide what should be the acceptable grade to be considered a conservative. Seventy-five percent seems a little low because that is a mid-level “C” grade which is just average, but can’t we do better? Having said that and using 75% as a measuring rod, here are the “RINOs” up for reelection in 2008 with their 2006 ratings and lifetime ratings in parenthesis from the American Conservative Union (http://www.acuratings.org/2006all.htm#MN)

Alaska Ted Stevens 64 (64.5)

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No More Cut and Run!

“If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.”

The above quote is from our first president, George Washington. If the “Father of Our Country” were alive today and in command of our forces in Iraq, I wonder what he would say about the Murtha inspired, Pelosi driven cut and run bill passed by the House of Representatives Friday.

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