President Obama To Seek Syria Vote in Congress

In a speech to America earlier today, President Obama announced that he will seek a vote in Congress on striking Syria, effecting shutting down the speculation that he would order a strike without Congressional approval. Obama said in his Rose Garden speech, delivered with Vice President Biden at his side, … Continue reading

Kerry Lays Out Reasons to Strike in Syria

We’re in full court press on Syria now. The drums are beating. The debate is ongoing and looking more and more as though action in Syria is on the way. In a speech today on Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry “laid out the case like the prosecutor he once … Continue reading

Hurricane Katrina: It’s Obama’s Fault, by George

By Rosemary and Walter Brasch Almost one-third of Louisiana Republicans blame President Obama for the slow and largely ineffective response to Hurricane Katrina, which hit the Gulf Coast, Aug. 31, 2005. More than 1,800 were killed in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana; estimates of property damage exceeded $100 billion. Public Policy … Continue reading

Justice Department Eases Rules on Weed Enforcement

The times they are a changing… Today the federal government “released new guidelines for federal prosecution of marijuana violations that mark a retreat from the aggressive guidelines of the past.” Instead of targeting individual recreational users, federal prosecutors are being told to prioritize goals like keeping marijuana from being sold … Continue reading

Sabattus Man Spews Racist Rant Against Obama on Facebook and Defends Foul Actions and Words

Secret Service visited candidate for selectman, David Marsters, Tuesday after he post a message on Facebook “referring to President Barack Obama with a racial slur and calling for him to be shot, the Portland Press Herald reported.” Marsters is a “retired Massachusetts police officer and a candidate for selectman in Sabattus, … Continue reading

White House Announces Two New Executive Actions on Guns

With gun control legislation going no where in Congress, President Obama took action today with two executive actions aimed towards gun control. The two actions came “along with the morning swearing-in of Todd Jones, the director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives,” and they “mark a fresh move … Continue reading

About Those Climate Change Deniers

With a massive wild fire blazing in Yosemite right now, and tropical storm season heading our way, it’s time to have the Climate Change conversation yet again. It seems simple to those of us who get it, but to the deniers, Climate Change doesn’t seem to exist, despite raging wild … Continue reading

Kerry: Obama Wants ‘Accountability’ for Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

All eyes have been on Syria recently with the “that President Bashar al-Assad’s military forces had used chemical weapons against civilians last week.” Over the weekend President Obama met with his national security team at the White House and “advisers discussed options for military action.” In a statement earlier today to … Continue reading

A Police State Gone Wild

… Ask yourself this question (which I asked long ago, when I was writing un-PC screenplays about secret power and its corrupting influence): If they are willing to do these things to NON-citizens, what makes you think that the mere fact of a border on a map, or your citizenship will shield you from their practices? Continue reading