If you are still buying into the myth that a Republican majority in Congress is “the answer to our problems”, then in fact, you are not only not in Kansas, you are not in any of the several states, including your own. Sure, you might be there physically, but the part of you that matters for the purposes of this discussion is somewhere else. Your focus, attention, and problem solving skills, at least, are stuck in Washington, D.C. First in a series from Grassroots in Nebraska (Shelli Dawdy) sharing now with R3s everywhere. Continue reading →
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The BA team breezed through the big 8-28 rallies in Washington, DC to test the government spending IQ of participants. Below are the questions asked in the video and the answers (with sources). But don’t spoil the fun: first watch the video and test yourself. Bush, Obama, neither, both – take the test yourself!
When considering how to get out of the way of the growing red ink tsunami gushing out of D.C., one of the first questions that comes to mind is what states can do about it. Many federal programs could be rejected by states, but they aren’t. Obviously, they want the money. Prior governors and legislators have opted to accept federal funds in an effort to tout how much they accomplish while in office, handing the strings and increased obligations to the next set of officials.
The gulf coast oil spill was and is a horrible disaster with consequences that will last for years to come. But when one looks at the “big picture”, the oil spill is dwarfed by the tsunami of red ink that promises to suck everyone into its wake. The life boats are well within our reach – they are located right within in our own states.
The truth comes out eventually, however. Much like the recently discovered exemption from Freedom of Information Act requirements for the SEC that was slipped into the equally massive and "urgent" financial reform bill, we are finally seeing …
By Kaye Beach All of this may seem very confusing but don’t despair, there are really only a few points you need to consider in order to know whether or not Ken Miller bears responsibility for the Healthcare Claims Levy; … Continue reading …
++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETING++ ANNOUNCEMENTS++ GOVERNOR FORUM-STRAW POLL AT STATE COMMITTEE MEETING++ JASON REESE, DESPERATE AND NOW IRRATIONAL++ TIDBITS++ AGENDA FOR THIS WEEK’S MEETINGOur 12 noon luncheon for Wednesday, June 30th will …
This week in Oklahoma candidates filed for primary slots for an election that will occur on July 27th. R3publicans have been working with many candidates for months now; working to restore the GOP to limited government, constitutional principles of a day gone by and sorely needed again. With filing past and the goal post just up ahead, it seems appropriate to profile some of the folks you will have an opportunity to help in the next few weeks (many of you are already doing so!).
Here are their banners with links to their websites and excerpts from their press releases this week:
Senator Randy Brogdon for Governor
Nathan Dahm for Congress CD01
Howard Houchen for Congress CD02
RJ Harris for Congress CD04
Mark Costello for Labor Commissioner