Category Archives: the Basics

Ideology vs. reason and a constitutional crisis


Most sentient humans have ideological beliefs. When they become acceptable substitutes for rational thought they can be pernicious. Jonathan Turley, whom I consider a liberal in the old-fashioned sense and not what I refer to as a “librul,” today testified before … Continue reading

Posted in Bill of Rights, Campaign contributions, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Continuing resolution, Debt limit, Democracy, Democrats, Elections, Executive Decree, Federal budget, Freedom, Global tax, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, History, Holder, Ideology, Illegal immigration, Integrity, Jonathan Turley, Law, Law and Order, Lawyers, Left, Legislation, Liberals, Libruls, Limitation on Authority, Nanny state, Obama, Obama Dream Order, ObamaCare, Owned by Government, Regulations, Religion, States' Rights, Taxing powers, the Basics, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Should we have another party before giving American away?


The Republican and Democrat parties seem essentially to have merged. Here’s a link to an article about Venezuelan politics by Daniel Duquenal. As far as I am aware, he is the only English language blogger still in Venezuela. In I … Continue reading

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Just one more Comprehensive Law is all that we need


Our CongressCritters work too hard, sacrificing time and other resources they need to raise funds and to campaign for perpetual reelection. Here is the solution. It may be the last, and the shortest, piece of legislation enacted in recent memory … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Abuse of Power, Administrative Agencies, Congress, Constitution, Courts, Debt limit, Democrats, Elections, Executive Decree, Federal Agencies, Legislation, Libruls, Limitation on Authority, Nanny state, New Deal, Obama, Obama Dream Order, Obama's America, ObamaCare, Politics, Satire, States' Rights, Supreme Court, the Basics, Unified State of Obama | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Merry Christmas! Enjoy it while (and if) you can. Many no longer can.


Benjamin Franklin said that we have a Republic if we can keep it. We haven’t done a great job. What’s next? NOTE: This began as a guest post by the “Very Honorable” Senator Ima Librul, author of Thou shalt not insult politically correct religions, … Continue reading

Posted in Abuse of Power, Christians, Conservatives, Constitution, Culture, Freedom, Freedom of religion, Islamists, Libruls, Media, Merry Christmas!, Obama, Obama's America, Obamamas, Political Correctness, Religion, Shari law, the Basics, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Joys of ObamaCare, Dr. Ben Carson and who is Ms Debbie driving where?


Dr. Carson for President in 2016? It’s not too early to think about it. The joys of ObamaCare (for  Republicans) The beloved Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Charwoman Chairwoman of the DNC, claimed last month that Democrats should and will run away … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Ben Carson, Conservatives, Cult of personality, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Democrats, Discrimination, Elections, Equality, Freedom, Good stuff for everone free, Government reliance, Health Control, Ideology, Law and Order, Libruls, New Deal, Obama, ObamaCare, Political Correctness, Racism, Republicans, RINOs, the Basics, Uncategorized, United States, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Bill of Rights — what “Rights?”


The Bill of Rights has been around for a long time. Some complain that it gets in the way of the Government, but that’s its purpose.  With an ever expanding Federal Government, can the Bill of Rights still get in … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016, Abuse of Power, Bill Whittle, Cancer, Congress, Conservatives, Democracy, Democrats, Elections, Fairness, Federal Agencies, Freedom, Government reliance, Health Control, History, Ideology, IRS, Jonathan Turley, Law and Order, Libruls, Lies, Nanny state, Obama, ObamaCare, PJ Media, Political Correctness, Politics, Religion, Republicans, the Basics, United States, United States of Obama | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Analogies for ObamaScare — Another Rabid Rant


We must be really special to have the smartest person in the world in charge; or something. The people in charge of ObamaScare — and of the economy in general — are as intelligent and sophisticated as the financial experts … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Administrative Agencies, Begging, BInders full of women, Blacks, Climate change, Compassion, Conservatives, Corruption, Cultural differences, Democrats, Economics, Elections, Empathy, Fairness, Federal Agencies, Food stamps, Freedom, Government reliance, Health Control, Ideology, Law and Order, Libruls, Nanny state, Obama, ObamaCare, Orwell 1984, Political Correctness, Racism, Regulations, Republicans, Snark, the Basics, United States, voting rights | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

An Historic Event for my blog


One of my posts on the Civil War just got its 40,000th “view.” On December 27, 2011, I posted an article titled The U.S. Constitution and Civil War. It had 42 views that year, 18,728 in 2012 and has had … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abraham Lincoln, Abuse of Power, Civil War, Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Democrats, Duty, Executive Order, Federal Agencies, Grand Pa Jones, History, Honor, Military, Obama, Olden Days, Politics, Principles, Republicans, Robert E. Lee, States' Rights, the Basics, U.S. Military, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Common Core, the United States and the Unified State


The United States consist of fifty different states, united for constitutionally specified purposes but not required to be united for others. She is not and should not become a single unified entity. Each of our fifty States is different from the others, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Afterburner, Bill Whittle, Common Core, Constitution, Culture, Democrats, Dep't of Information, Education, Emasculation, Fairness, Free Press, free speech, Freedom, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Grand Pa Jones, Law and Order, Libruls, Muslims, Obama, ObamaCare, Orwell 1984, Principles, Propaganda, States' Rights, the Basics, United States | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

When things keep going wrong We should change how We deal with them


The Republican Party is broken. Its leadership has great difficulty doing anything beyond yielding to the Obama Machine. Can the party be fixed, or should it be put out of our misery. Here’s the RINO view: It hasn’t worked very well. … Continue reading

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