Tag Archives: Democrats

Joni Ernst and her plastic bag shoes are no laughing matter

plastic bag shoes
Last night Senator Joni Ernst gave the GOP response to the president’s State of the Union address. She shared some of her background and she mentioned that as a child she had only one good pair of shoes. She said on rainy days her mother would make her put plastic bags on her shoes to protect them. To some this might seem funny, but to others it shows how one can move beyond their circumstances and achieve great things. This morning on The View Rosie O’Donnell was stunned by this story because Ernst is not an old woman, but this is a modern day problem. Poverty still exist in this country. Poor working people live here, and even if you don’t see them every day you need to know that they are out here trying to make it. So the plastic shoes might sound like something from the I Love Lucy era know that poverty is alive and well in the age of Obama.

Why didn’t the President attend the rally in Paris yesterday?

Read the article and share your thoughts.

http://www.redstate.com/2015/01/12/ou-est-le-president/

Will the new Congress change anything?

The Republicans will control the Senate and the House. Will anything change? Simple question. Share your thoughts.

Did Majority whip Steve Scalise know that he was speaking to a white supremacist group?

Read the linked story and share your thoughts.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2014/12/30/former-kkk-leader-says-his-political-adviser-was-friendly-with-rep-scalise/?hpid=z2

Sony Execs Make Racist Jokes about the President

Read the linked article and share your thoughts.

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2014/12/11/sony-hack-execs-make-racist-jokes-about-barack-obama-listers-slam-those/

Is torture necessary to insure our freedom?

Yesterday as I was watching the reporters scurry around and tell us the Senate’s findings on our torture program I thought of the movie A Few Good Men. We value our freedom in this country but freedom comes at a cost, and often that cost is not pretty. Torture is not pretty as a matter of fact it is downright cruel, but we experienced cruelty on September 11, 2001. When three planes targeted our citizens and killed 3,000 people. We can not follow a rulebook when the enemy does not respect the book. Our government is committed to safeguarding our safety and our freedom, and to take them to task years later is wrong and smacks of politics. We want thm on the wall and we can’t push them off when we think we are safe.

The Two Ways out of the Neighborhood…which one did you choose?

Interesting article. Read the linked story and share your thoughts.

http://www.theonion.com/articles/there-were-just-2-ways-out-of-my-neighborhood-bask,37175/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=SocialMarketing&utm_campaign=Pic:Week1:Default

Did this Wendy Davis ad go too far?

is everything fair in politics? Wendy Davis candidate for governor of Texas addresses her opponents disability. Did she go too far?

Republicans are people Too

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Is Harold Washington making an endorsement from the grave?


Bruce Rauner is running against Pat Quinn. He wants to be the new governor so wh does he turn to for an endorsement? Harold Washington former mayor of chicago and dead since 1987. Is this smart or seriously desperate? Share your thoughts.

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