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Consent of the Governed

Why do we have government? We can answer this with several answers, but I’d like to take a look at the answer as found in our Declaration of Independence: …We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are … Continue reading

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National Debt is Killing Us!

Though Congress has failed to pass a budget for 2011, our President did offer a budget proposal February 1 of this year.  Have you seen it?  Have you seen the staggering admissions made in this document?  No? I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Candidate Survey Reply from Bob McConnell (Colorado)

We’ve received a reply from candidate Bob McConnell, running for Congress for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district.  Bob has spoken with us at our events before, and it’s nice to have some straight replies to questions that matter to us. In … Continue reading

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Colorado Congressional Candidates

We’d like to start getting attention on the various candidates for local offices here in southern Colorado, and to do so, I’ll post snippets of information about these candidates when I find them. Here’s an article posted at RightOSphere regarding … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress–Nice Work, If You Can Get It

Most people, when shown how much our most honorable servants in Congress make each year for part-time work, demonstrate expressions somewhere between shock and rage. Care to guess how much they make?  (No, I mean how much the taxpayers pay … Continue reading

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2010 Census More Than Mere Enumeration?

According to our Constitution, Congress is to enumerate (count) the citizens every ten years.  Here’s what is actually stated in Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution: The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting … Continue reading

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Why the Call to Bipartisanship?

I don’t understand our President’s recent call for bipartisanship–in either the state of the union address or today as directed to members of Congress (per this Reuters article).  He doesn’t need bipartisanship, since the Democrats have a majority in both … Continue reading

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Speaker of the House LAUGHS at Constitutional Question

You may have wondered whether our representatives have been taking the Constitution seriously lately.  There seems to be so much evidence to the contrary–that the Constitution is ignored, despite the fact that each of our representative servants takes an oath … Continue reading

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House Passes H.R. 3962

Coming down to a weak 220 to 215 vote, H.R. 3962 passed last night.  That means if only three more members of Congress voted against this bill, it would have failed.  Make no mistake–we’ve seen far more controversy over this … Continue reading

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