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Entries from April 2012

Yeah, I’m “Judgeing”

April 26th, 2012 · 2 Comments

So there we were, watching a nice PSA on how not to judge or bully our fellow high school kids (or maybe it was Terminator: 90210), and BAM! Sigh. Remember, folks. We borrowed money from China to pay the people who put this together, edited it, and cleared it for the airwaves. Maybe next time […]

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Tags: Deficits and Debt · Silliness

Lie, Cheat, and Steal – It’s the Ron Paul Way!

April 25th, 2012 · 61 Comments

I recently received an E-mail from a disaffected Ron Paul supporter that Nevada Paul Campaign Chair Carl Bunce recently sent out to his supporters.  The long and the short of it is that it’s a battle plan which encourages Paul folks to lie to pollsters to “fool” the Romney campaign, in order to make it […]

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Tags: Campaign '12 · Nevada Politics · Ron Paul

#TeaPartyFail in Nevada

April 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments

Party That Allegedly Opposes Unethical Payoffs to Political Cronies With Taxpayer Dollars Elects Unethical Tax-dollar Wasting Crony “Capitalist” to Lead Party Taken in the kindest possible light, new GOP Chair Michael McDonald’s past and current “property development” activities proves that he’s all for government-forced redistribution of wealth.  A more honest assessment would be that he’s […]

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Tags: Big Government · Campaign '12 · Corruption · Nevada Politics · Republicans · Uncategorized

Be Careful What Newt Wishes For…

April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

A few months ago, I was seriously considering Newt Gingrich for my caucus vote.  But then he came out with his absurd and dangerous suggestion that the political branches of government have the power to haul federal judges before boards of inquiry, and that they be subject to impeachment if we don’t like their legal […]

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Tags: Big Government · Campaign '12 · Constitutional Law · Health Care · Judges · Mitt Romney · Newt Gingrich · Obama

Wait – Who Are The Elitists Again?

April 3rd, 2012 · 9 Comments

My friend Elizabeth Crum shared a press release the other day from the “Ron Paul Nevada Team,” bragging about their continuing “takeover” of the state Republican party.  I have to ask – what’s their point? Fortunately, like all would-be-tyrants, they’re pretty open about it: “Republicans understand Ron Paul is the only candidate who can challenge […]

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Tags: Campaign '12 · Nevada Politics · Republicans · Ron Paul