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2008 Elections

Born Alive

As a libertarian-leaning conservative, I believe in the rights of all human beings.  We can argue the currently legal act of abortion all day long and most of us won’t change our stance on this issue, but you can’t argue that a baby born alive during an abortion procedure shouldn’t …

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Economy

Bill Clinton’s Role in the Current Economic Meltdown

Bill Clinton could quite possibly be single-handedly responsible for the real estate boom and subsequent bust. Don’t believe me? Here’s an email to my mother that I copied and pasted onto this page, after she sent me a link to a blog post that stated that Bill’s Clinton’s expanding of the Community …

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2008 Elections

Finally…a candidate worth voting for.

“[…]an increasingly intrusive Nanny State is watching over our nation, meddling in the lives of its citizens. New measures, often rushed through legislatures and regulatory agencies with little consideration or thought, seek to control ever more aspects of people’s lives. Government limits individual actions and choices, from the way in …

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2008 Elections

Where’s Pheisty?

Where have I been?  Living.  I’ve been vacationing, helping my husband with repairs around the house, painting, visiting with friends, and of course, working. However, I have to admit that I’ve been very pessimistic about the state of our country lately, so that’s the main reason I haven’t been blogging.  …

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2008 Elections

Today’s Tent Preachers

My pal and fellow Ban the Ban-ner, Ryan Evans, had a great post on his blog today that I totally relate to.  The title is “Why it’s Hard“, and I feel his pain. It’s pretty easy to feel defeated once you’ve finally opened your eyes enough to see that no …

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Global Warming

Why the hate?

A fellow blogger linked to my post about “Earth Hour”, and asked a fair question: What is it about conservation, done voluntarily, that gets some conservatives […] so upset? Let’s get something cleared up right now.  I take no issue whatsoever with people voluntarily doing anything that doesn’t harm anyone else.  That’s part of …

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Global Warming

Vomit of the Day: ‘Earth Hour’

I just spent the last fifteen minutes walking around my house, turning on every single light I could find. Now it’s your turn.

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Nanny State

Disappointing Legislator of the Week: Senator Sheila Harsdorf

This morning, I woke up and found a Google alert in my inbox, and found that  my last remaining hope in a politician – Sheila Harsdorf – was squashed. State Senator Sheila Harsdorf (R –River Falls) and grassroots supporters of the American Cancer Society will join together in support of a statewide …

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Nanny State

Ban the Ban Wisconsin

My friend Ryan and I have started a grassroots effort to preserve private property rights  in the state of Wisconsin by standing against the statewide smoking ban being proposed by Governor Doyle. We are in the process of building a website: Ban the Ban Wisconsin.  It is a work in progress, so we …

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Private Property Rights

My Resignation from the Republican Party

What follows is a letter of resignation from my position (member-at-large), and withdrawal of membership, from my local Republican Party.  I sent it off today.  I’ve just had enough, folks. Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with regret that I inform each of you that I must withdraw my membership from …

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