Posts tagged "Congress"

They Trusted Us to Cherish Liberty

They Trusted Us to Cherish Liberty
This year we endured contentious fiscal cliff white noise muting our celebratory New Years Rose Parade and Bowl games as we launched into another year of liberty in America. We now live in a country where the 24/7 courtier press pretends to criticize the partisan performances of Congress while practicing flattery. Worse, ignoring their constitutional... Read more »

Thinking Outside the Partisan Box

Thinking Outside the Partisan Box
Fiscal cliff negotiations have reached a standstill.  As of Sunday afternoon, Democrats say the talks have stalled over whether to include changes to how Social Security payments are calculated. Should our Social Security even be a bargaining chip on the table of a resolution of tax breaks for the wealthiest of Americans? Do you actually... Read more »

Labels Are Not A Tool Of Prosperity

Labels Are Not A Tool Of Prosperity
December 20, 2011 By R.A. Monaco   Labels are a tool.  They are a tool of a politically charged society.  They’re designed to marginalize, categorize and minimize facts. They serve as a short cut to a desired conclusion.  Labels paint idealized portraits with a paint roller of assumed fact. Day in and day out the... Read more »
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Letters to the Editor New York Times - David Brooks - The Milquetoast Radicals

Letters to the Editor New York Times - David Brooks - The Milquetoast Radicals
October 11, 2011   Letters to the Editor – New York Times 620 Eight Avenue New York, NY 10018   RE: David Brooks – The Milquetoast Radicals Dear David Brooks, Clearly you believe yourself to have a knowing vision that us “small thinkers” do not.  Your attempt to marginalize the Occupy Wall Street movement is... Read more »

Occupy Wall Street Protests--A Return to Wall Street Ways and a Republic Lost

Occupy Wall Street Protests--A Return to Wall Street Ways and a Republic Lost
October 9, 2011 Americans have lost their belief in redress and recovery which is ever more evident by the continued energy that builds behind the Occupy Wall Street movement. The problem is that no one in Washington is listening—yet! The Occupy Wall Street protests have taken up the voice for a generation of lost opportunity where... Read more »

Lip Service Not Enough

Lip Service Not Enough
September 5, 2011 Historically, Labor Day was a direct result of the bloody Pullman strike of 1894 when the railroads faced off with striking railway workers.  The extended weekend is a celebration of that labor movement and a day in which everyone should be watching the long parade of 14 million officially unemployed Americans.  This... Read more »
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Pop Quiz for Politicians and Police Needed

Pop Quiz for Politicians and Police Needed
September 4, 2011 America, the time has since past to require government representatives–elected, appointed or hired– to take, and pass, a 7th grade equivalent civics examination on fundamental liberty.   Leave no politician behind, should be the motto. The Constitutional freedoms and protections that our ancestors fought and shed blood for have clearly been forgotten–if ever... Read more »

Restored Democracy Should Be Our Focus

August 26, 2011 Americans are being lured into distractions  and caught up in partisan bickering while becoming increasingly disillusioned by congressional partisanship that has no foreseeable horizon.  Every six and a half minutes another crisis fed headline booms across talk radio and 24 hour cable news programming enables, aids and abets, Congressional outlaws intent on accomplishing... Read more »