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Will Romney apologize?

Will Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney apologize to President Obama? Will he apologize to the State Department? Will he apologize to the American people? It was only a couple weeks ago when Mitt Romney said, “this is a dark day for freedom, and a day of shame for this administration.” He was talking about the Chinese dissident, Chen Guangcheng, who landed in New York City late last night. Mitt Romney, without all the facts, decided to bash the Obama administration when it turns out Obama, Clinton and others in the Obama administration and the State department were doing exactly the right thing. They were patient. They did what was necessary without compromising American values and were able to obtain the freedom that this Chinese activist wanted. Shame on Mitt for trying to score political points without having all of the facts. (more…)

By |2012-05-21T00:31:45-04:00May 20th, 2012|Foreign Affairs|Comments Off on Will Romney apologize?

Why I’m Attending The Occupy Houston March On October 6

I’ve worked ever since I graduated college.

I willingly pay all my taxes.

I vote in every election.

I write a political blog so I can be part of our democracy.

I spend much of my free time reading and following baseball.

Maybe I’m the conservative.

Maybe my friends are the conservatives.

Maybe the Occupy Wall Street folks are the conservatives.

We just want a decent society where playing by the rules and working hard is rewarded.

What we don’t what is a nutball free-for-all of corporate criminals owning our politicians, endless war based on lies, and treating people like crap because they may be gay or of color.

This is why I’ll be attending the Occupy Houston event you see described below.

I think we need to be—working together—the source of our own hope and change.

The work of freedom and democracy is up to each of us.

Here is the Occupy Houston website.

Here is the Occupy Wall Street website. 

Here is a great view on the protests from the liberal magazine The Nation.

Here is a Daily Kos post with links to Occupy efforts all across the country. This is a great resource.

Below is a poster for the Houston event— (more…)

By |2011-10-04T23:32:35-04:00October 4th, 2011|Corporate Wrongs, Domestic Issues, Economy|4 Comments

Memorial Weekend

This weekend before you slap those drumsticks on the grill, let’s remember those who truly fought for our freedom.

Have a safe, happy, and thankful Memorial Day.

By |2011-05-30T06:00:30-04:00May 30th, 2011|Domestic Issues|Comments Off on Memorial Weekend
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