A Conservative's Musings on All Things Political

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

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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I must admit that for much of the last decade I have had little faith in the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives. It was that group who during the bush years lost touch with the basic principles of restrained government and fiscal responsibility which had defined Republicans for much of the last 50 …

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Today we watched President Obama outline his plans for reducing the deficit by $4B over 12 years and we got something different from him for a change, the truth. Gone was the “Change We Can Believe In” and replacing it the hard core leftist Democrat demagoguery and class warfare we have seen since the New …

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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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Yesterday the House of Representatives voted to cut off spending for the “Alternate Engine” for the F #5 joint Strike Fighter. It’s about time. It is testament to the power of corporate lobbyists that F136 engine has been kept alive this long. The military long ago chose the Pratt & Whitney  F135 engine as the …

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