A Conservative's Musings on All Things Political

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

Today we see the spectacle of five CEO’s of the major oil companies being marched in front of the klieg lights to be grilled before the Senate Finance Committee. The democrats are demanding the repeal of tax breaks for the Oil and Gas industry to reduce demands for spending cuts to achieve deficit reductions. Some …

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Later today Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich will announce he is a candidate for President of the United States in 2012. Newt Gingrich is a formidable individual with a record which would on paper make him an ideal candidate. He is a political strategist of the first order who literally created …

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Tonight the 2012 Republican race for the White House unofficially begins with the first Presidential Debate from South Carolina being broadcast on Fox News. Perhaps most notable about this year’s race is how few candidates have actually entered the race and those who have not such as presumptive front runner Mitt Romney. The state of …

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While at some time today it will become clear if a deal is reached on the FY2011 budget, the media rhetoric is out of control and straight from the White House talking points. We need to keep in mind that this is the Fiscal Year 2011 budget which for the federal government began October 1, …

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The following comment was left in reply to my post yesterday on the F 35 JSF “Alternate Engine” (feel free to read the comment if interested in the author): [Any republican who votes in favor of this project will not be able to claim any commitment to fiscal responsibility.] To late. Republican policies are responsible …

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