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The Party of the Cat With the Laser Pointer

I’m a proud feline owner. I have 4 of the fuzzy critters…I’m well on my way to ancient spinsterhood. One of my favorite tricks to get them to exercise is to break out the old laser pointer and watch them … Continue reading

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Congressman Charlie Dent Only Pennsylvania Republican to Oppose Abortion Restrictions

Pennsylvania Congressman Charlie Dent happens to be my Congressman. His predecessor as Representative of the 15th Congressional District was now US Senator Pat Toomey. He has always catagorized himself as mildly pro-choice but his vote yesterday in opposition to restrictions … Continue reading

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Rep. Trent Franks Channels Todd Akin

I consider myself to be a Conservative Republican but sometimes, we do it to ourselves… According to @reptrentfranks “… the incidence of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low.” We must fight for women and against ignorance. — Gwen Moore … Continue reading

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Jason Smith Wins Missouri 8th Congressional District Special Election

Republican Missouri State House Speaker Pro Tempore Jason Smith has defeated his Democrat opponent, State Representative Steve Hodges in the special election to replace former Congresswoman Jo Ann Emmerson. Ms. Emmerson resigned from Congress in February in order to take … Continue reading

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House Launches Cosponsor.gov

Today, House Majority Leader, Eric Cantor, announced the launch of Cosponsor.gov as an expansion of their Citizen Cosponsor Project.  Per the press release on Cantor’s site: “Transparency, open government and engagement should be a key goal of all elected leaders in … Continue reading

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Someone Who Gets It

Too often, we only focus on our elected officials when they get it wrong. Believe me, as someone who serves in a local elected capacity, when they’re thanked for doing something right, it has more of an impact than any … Continue reading

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The Republican Party Needs to Find a Spine… Fast

Conservatives have made it very clear from the beginning of negotiations that Americans are taxed enough and that we cannot afford tax hikes on the job producers to remedy the deficits created by run-amok liberal spending. Something has to be … Continue reading

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Why You Don’t Need To Get Too Worried About Gun Control In Under 100 Words

In order to pass any new gun control laws, every Democrat would have to vote for it and 17 Republicans in the House would have to cave. Any Republican in the House who caves on gun control might as well … Continue reading

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Rep. Hank Johnson’s Unintentionally Hilarious Mutterings

Alright, with the serious talks of fiscal cliffs and treachery in Benghazi, I think it’s purchase viagra time for a little levity. While we still have important issues to discuss, the rambling nonsense that has been coming out of Georgia … Continue reading

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Obama Has Not Come to Negotiate, He’s Come to Consolidate Power

The level of audacity coming from the Democrats – who I chiefly blame for creating this economic mess in the first place- is simply unbelievable. And I mean, unbelievable- as in, if I saw this plot line in a movie … Continue reading

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