A Conservative's Musings on All Things Political

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

While it is easy to portray the loss in NY 26 as simply as a missed opportunity in a three way brawl with two well funded Democrats, there are some deeper lessons for 2012. Clearly the Democrats have a strategy that worked and they will try to repeat in any district they can of planting …

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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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It official, the United States has hit its Debt Ceiling today according to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. So what about this august 2 deadline? Geithner has figured out he can stretch the existing Debt Ceiling until then by deferring required payments into various federal retirement funds. While he assures federal retirees that in no way …

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Way back in late 1999 (yes it was a long time ago) I became a regular reader of a great website called Voter.com which was a blog style site with prominent contributors from all perspectives mostly discussing the upcoming 2000 presidential election. Now Voter has long since disappeared, replaced by left or right dominated sites …

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