Politics

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No Label Politics

It's about damn time Republicans and Democrats tried to work out our issues in a civil way.

http://nolabels.org/

I hope these people get as much air time as the Tea Party.

California and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

It's always difficult to talk about illegal immigration, but I feel compelled to speak up on this issue.

Today, the California State Supreme Court upheld a law that allows illegal immigrants who meet high school attendance requirements to receive the in-state tuition rate for state colleges instead of the out-of-state rate, which is considerably higher.   Read more

Sacrifice Made by All

The middle class and poor seem to make sacrifices more often than the wealthiest of us. They are the first to go to war, the first to carry tax burdens and the first to suffer from economic downturns.   Read more

Painted Into a Corner

Much is said by Republicans and Tea Party members about cutting back on programs and repealing the health care bill. But when asked about specifics, all you get is stammering, hemming and hawing.   Read more

The Darrell Issa Witch Hunt

Darrell Issa, the new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said, “I want seven hearings a week, times 40 weeks.” He wants each of his seven subcommittees to hold one or two hearings each week. What happened to that small government the GOP/Tea Party called for? His investigations will increase the size of government by having 74 Inspector Generals hire staff to meet his demands. Is this the Republican version of job creation?   Read more

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