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STOP Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to US Supreme Court Position: Senate members should oppose her nomination, vocally. Reasons: Sotomayor has made public statements and issued rulings that indicate: Lack of […]

Some journalists are making a big deal out of how the Obamas are traveling to foreign ports together as a family unit. After the dysfunctional Clintons, Reagans and Roosevelts and even the Bushes, with their arcane rules of one at a time in the limelight, which meant a former president could not even be told […]

Grassroots Alert

GET CONTACT INFORMATION FOR YOUR ELECTED OFFICIALS’ HERE. Calls needed to Senate on all bills mentioned below; House as well on Health Care Bill. Where are the champions on these […]

Last month, I asked for your help in getting cosponsors and building support for Senator Inhofe’s S.991, the National Language Act of 2009, I promised that I would also try to get a matching bill introduced in the House of Representatives.  I explai…

Homeland Security Committee chair Senator Joe Lieberman has apparently determined that dissenting comments are not to be allowed during the committee meeting on S. 1261, the PASS ID Act bill which repeals one part of the controversial REAL ID Act of 2005. As of this writing only two opinions will be heard in committee – Stuart […]

July 4, 1863

by Doug Wead All this business about the fourth of July missed one of the more remarkable days in American history. I am speaking of July 4th, 1863. There were celebrations in the streets of Washington because of the apparent outcome of the battle of Gettysburg. The people of the north were hungry for a […]

July Fourth Trivia

Which three presidents died on the Fourth of July? (John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. Adams, the second president, and Jefferson, the third president, both died on the same day in 1836.) What other presidents were near misses? (On July 4, 1850, President Zachary Taylor attended ceremonies for the Washington Memorial and returned to […]

Malia Obama, born on the third of July

Malia Obama had a birthday yesterday. White House kids seem to have it all. Every toy and gadget comes over the transom. The most famous people of their day are on hand. But the one thing that is often missing are the parents. When Tad Lincoln celebrated his 12th birthday on April 4, 1865, his […]

This one is interesting. As I read this article about how predicted solar flares in 2012 could potentially disrupt the electric grid, and thus all our lives, I noticed the Lockheed Martin reference. Coincidentally, or not, Lockheed is investing in solar power. 1) Tech Article: http://www.smartertechnology.com/c/a/Global-Challenges/2012-New-Y2K-Dark-Ages-20-Global-Reboot-or-Mayans-Last-Laugh/?kc=EWKSTM06192009Y2K?kc=EWKSTM06122009Y2K Excerpt: “Namely, a decade of major solar storms forecasted […]

Yesterday on Meet the Press they reviewed the declining prospects for the Republican Party.  And the yawning conclusion was that no one can really challenge Barack Obama in 2012 and no one can revive the G.O.P.  They assessed the prospects of all the possible candidates but there was one glaring omission.  Guess who? Mitt Romney […]