Archive for February 9th, 2009

80 GOP Congressmen write Obama about pro-abortion legislation

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Lifenews.com article on the Freedom of Choice Act:

Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — A group of more than 80 pro-life Congressional Republicans have issued a letter calling on President Barack Obama to back down from his pledge to sign the Freedom of Choice Act. Obama made the pledge in July 2007 at a Planned Parenthood event.

At the time, Obama said he would make the radical bill the first piece of legislation he would sign as president.

“The first thing I’d do as president is sign the Freedom of Choice Act,” Obama said at the time. “On this fundamental issue, I will not yield. And Planned Parenthood will not yield.”

House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio sent Obama the letter signed by his colleagues asking him to reverse his pledge to sign the FOCA bill that would make unlimited abortions the national law.

McCain on spending: ‘Generational theft’

Monday, February 9th, 2009

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Editorial by Christopher Berger: Insanity

Monday, February 9th, 2009

The following editorial is written by Christopher Berger:

Christopher D. Berger
UnvarnishedOpinion.com

Insanity

Perhaps the thing that most disturbs me about the current economic crisis is that the proposals to fix it are essentially repetitions of the policies that caused it.  The housing crisis is the direct result of Keynesianism, and the solutions already implemented and currently being proposed are nothing more than a repeat of that original mistake.  Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result on any of the iterations.  One must wonder if, at this point, the liberals haven’t lost their minds, according to Einstein’s maxim. (more…)

Thornburgh clears way for open sec. of state primary

Monday, February 9th, 2009

The  AP reports that Thornburgh made it clear he will not run for re-election to the position of secretary of state.  He also claims that he won’t give up his gubernatorial run.

Poll: 80% would throw out all JoCo government officials

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Go over to the Johnson County Red County page to view the results of an unscientific poll about elected officials in local governments in the couunty.

Overland Park and Johnson County government tie for the most out of touch with the voters.