A Conservative's Musings on All Things Political

Reflections on American Politics and the Republican Party from a Libertarian Conservative Perspective

I have to admit; this past week I have become board with the media narrative that all the good republicans have dropped out of the race before it has even begun. While we can expect the Obama Cheer Squad in the media to run with negative predictions of the future of the Republican Party, today …

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This week we saw the total implosion of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a personal tragedy which ultimately is a private tragedy involving a real family. Yet combined with his dismal approval ratings as governor, his failure to solve California‚Äôs budget crisis and the ongoing gridlock in Sacramento, one has to ask why the obsession with celebrities in …

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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus is expected to name the 14th Lewis and Clark class dry cargo ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, the California union organizer who died in 1993. The Lewis and Clark class of ships prior to the Obama administration had been named for famous explorers (Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea, Alan Sheppard, …

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It seems common sense if money is not used for the purposes it was intended, it would be returned to the treasury and thus not being spent; reduce the total expenditure of the federal government. This would seem doubly so for monies which were appropriated by the federal government for projects controlled by the states, …

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Watching the Space Shuttle Endeavour launch this morning on the second last flight of the Shuttle Program was somewhat bittersweet. The shuttle has had an amazing 30 year run but its time has come and gone. Yet thanks to the Obama Administration decision to cancel the Constellation Program the US is left paying the Russians …

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