Posts tagged "Government"

Campaign Funds Boost Politician Lifestyles

Campaign Funds Boost Politician Lifestyles
The Chicago Tribune Watchdog says the Federal Election Commission has determined that campaign funds boost politician lifestyles. Well Chicago Political Commentary says no shit Sherlock! You would think that the FEC would actually do something about rather than allow the legal use of campaign funds for personal expenditures. You know, there is just something fundamentally... Read more »

Obamacare Debacle Is Non-Partisan

Obamacare Debacle Is Non-Partisan
People can spin the Obamacare issue any way they like, but the Obamacare debacle is non-partisan. And that should bother everyone. Let’s face it, it isn’t just a botched roll-out that should concern people it should be the fact that Barack Obama, the President of the United States, stood in front of the American People... Read more »

Intended Consequences Were Part Of Obamacare All Along

Intended Consequences Were Part Of Obamacare All Along
Now that the people of this country are finally beginning to better see how Obamacare will affect their lives and personal budgets it also becomes pretty clear that President Obama lied to them. This, despite saying “if you like your health plan, you will be able to keep your health plan” or “if you already... Read more »
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Gerrymandering Politicians Like Government Shutdowns

Gerrymandering Politicians Like Government Shutdowns
So far as I am concerned Newt Gingrich is completely wrong when he says the Founding Fathers liked government shutdowns. The way I see it Gerrymandering Politicians Like Government Shutdowns much more than what those Founding Fathers could have ever imagined doing. Personally I don’t think they would have stooped to such lows to ensure... Read more »

NATO Summit: The Power Will Be In The Street

NATO Summit: The Power Will Be In The Street
The NATO Chicago Summit is about to begin and with it there is a sense that protestors will be coming out in force to show their dismay for the continued proliferation of America and her allies dictating their will upon the world. Things, it seems, haven’t changed much from the turbulent 1960′s when it comes... Read more »

Chicago Number 1 In Political Corruption! State of Illinois Number 3

Chicago Number 1 In Political Corruption! State of Illinois Number 3
According to a report released by the University of Illinois /Chicago, Chicago is Number 1 in public corruption while the State of Illinois is ranked Number 3 so far as corrupt states go. Dick Simpson, head of the university’s political science department noted that since 1976 – federal prosecutors rung up a total of 1,531... Read more »
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Politicians Resemble Costa Concordia's Francesco Schettino

Politicians Resemble Costa Concordia's Francesco Schettino
I have always found it amusing whenever spin doctors begin wagging the dog in favor of their ideological beliefs. However after a top Republican official, Reince Priebus, sparked a political uproar on Sunday by comparing President Barack Obama to disgraced Italian ship captain Francesco Schettino it got even more amusing. And sadder! You know, I... Read more »

Occupy Protests Continue To Grow - But Are They Targeting Right Places?

Occupy Protests Continue To Grow - But Are They Targeting Right Places?
Whether you agree with the Occupy Movement or not, the fact is it is spreading and continues to grow. And I suspect it isn’t the flash in the pan some think it is. Of course there are those detractors who claim the protests aren’t really targeting the real culprit in all this and that Big... Read more »

Dare I Say It? I Agree With Rev. Jesse Jackson That The Fix Is In, But..

Dare I Say It? I Agree With Rev. Jesse Jackson That The Fix Is In, But..
I have to admit that there are very few things that I could ever find common ground on with the Reverend Jesse Jackson. Don’t get me wrong here either as my contempt for Jesse Jackson does not diminish the fact that I truly believe that African-Americans, as well as other minorities and low income Americans,... Read more »
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Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America

Gabrielle Giffords Casts Vote On Broke(n) America
Washington may have received a temporary respite from its partisan bickering when Representative Gabrielle Giffords appeared on the House floor to cast her vote in an effort to avert a government default, however, politics in America is forever broke(n). The crisis, which has held our nation hostage, not only left a bad taste in the... Read more »