I’ve posted a few articles detailing how Conservatives were for Obamacare or at least the individual mandate, before they were against it. When they were for it there was no mention of it being unconstitutional, or how it would kill the economy, cost jobs and basically ruin the best health care system in the world… Continue Reading We have to show up
While Romney likes to tout is business experience, “rescuing” the Salt Lake City Olympics and as Governor, the truth is much darker. He has done his best to cover his tracks. At each step along the way there are destroyed documents. His version of the story keeps changing as new information comes available. In his… Continue Reading Romney’s Long Record Of Secrecy, Lies And Lack Of Accountability
Customers. What is the one thing every business must have in order to expand? Customers. What is the one thing every business must have in order to hire more people? Customers. How do tax cuts for the rich create customers They don’t How does deregulation create customers? It doesn’t How does government spending create customers?… Continue Reading The One Thing That EVERY Business MUST Have To Be Successful Is…
“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” ~ Benjamin Franklin – At the signing of the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. It’s a good thing that America’s founding fathers like Dr. Franklin understood that in order to survive, then thrive, the citizens of the new nation had to depend… Continue Reading Conservative Narcissism: I don’t owe anyone anything.
For those of us that haven’t already voted, we have a clear and fundamental choice to make on November 2, 2010 when we step into the voting booth. Do we want a country that turns it’s back on the elderly, disabled, sick, poor, unemployed and our Veterans? Do we want a country where the top… Continue Reading What Kind OF Country Do We Want?
Candidates may only accept donations, of any kind, from individual registered voters, eligible to vote for that candidate. If you can’t vote, you can’t donate. It’s really that simple. In political campaigns, money is more akin to a vote than it is to speech. Corporations can’t vote. Unions can’t vote. Political Parties can’t vote. All… Continue Reading Campaign Finance Reform In Less Than 140 Characters
Last week I posted about Anchorage Mayor Sullivan’s veto of an amendment that would provide equal protection for Anchorage citizens of any sexual orientation. The ensuing discussion led to whether the Mayor had an obligation to do the will of the majority. Although, in this case he is doing the will of a vocal minority… Continue Reading Sullivan’s Oath of Office
2. Campaign contributions restricted to individuals eligible to vote for the candidate. No cash or in kind contributions from ineligible to vote individuals or any entity including businesses, organizations, political action committees or political parties. We live in a Constitutional republic. A constitutional republic is a state where the head of state and other officials… Continue Reading 10 Points of Change: 2. Campaign contributions restricted to individuals eligible to vote
From: Organizing for America Last week, Republican Senator Jim DeMint made it pretty clear why the opponents of health care reform are fighting so hard. As he told a special interest attack group, “If we’re able to stop Obama on this, it will be his Waterloo. It will break him.” Here’s how the President responded:… Continue Reading “It will break him.”
A couple of years ago 6/23/07 I wrote a post that included 10 Points of Change for campaign finance and election reform. A recent discussion at thealaskastandard.com reminded me of my post that included those “10 Points of Change”. So as Emperor I’ve decided that the 10 Points deserve a conversation of their own. So… Continue Reading Campaign and Election Reform: 10 Points of Change