Senate Surgeon takes Scalpel to Stimulus

Just when you thought it was impossible to stop the Obama Administration and Congress from going on an uncontrolled spending spree with our tax dollars, a lowly junior senator with no political aspirations has stepped up to defend us.

While Republicans have offered an alternate to the so-called economic stimulus bill that has zero chance of being enacted, and the infamous gang of 14 moderates (some say 20) is meeting to come up with a pork-lite compromise, Tom Coburn, the only practicing doctor in the United States Senate, is doing what he does best, taking a scalpel to the massive bill in an effort to carve it down to size.

You might say that Dr. Coburn is preforming a spendingectomy. Continue reading “Senate Surgeon takes Scalpel to Stimulus”

Look what your Congressman put under the Tree

You are hurting. Your retirement fund has been cut in half. The value of your home has been slashed. You may be upside down on your mortgage. Someone in the family has been laid off from work. The price of basic necessities has soared.

Christmas is going to be rather sparse this year but, fear not, your government is here to help you. Yes, your dear Uncle Sam has some gifts for you, practical gifts that every sensible taxpayer can use and appreciate.
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Here Piggy, Piggy!

Greased pig races used to be quite common. Little piglets were selected for these events and they were next to impossible to catch. Just when you thought you had one in your grasp, it would slip through your fingers and run into the bushes. Instead of a race, it became a game of hide-and-seek.

That’s what has been going on in Washington. During the month of August, there was a search for a couple of pigs in bushes – the two-legged kind, who line up at the public trough and gobble large amounts of tax dollars faster than you can say “government waste.” Last week, they were captured (identified), and now a couple of others are on the loose. This is hide-and-seek coupled with musical chairs. Continue reading “Here Piggy, Piggy!”

How to tell if your congressman is cheating on you

He brings you expensive, frivolous presents. He whispers sweet nothings in your ear and writes you long letters sharing his innermost concerns. He is hardworking, attractive, articulate and charming. The perfect partner or so it would seem. Every so often, he gets down on his knees and pledges his devotion to you and all that you hold dear. He is a model of virtue and integrity. He is your congressman.

Now, you discover that he has been cheating on you. For most, this has been a long marriage. You might forgive just one little fling, perhaps two … but not this! Continue reading “How to tell if your congressman is cheating on you”

The unfaithful Faithful

“Select capable men from all the people – men who fear God, trustworthy men who hate dishonest gain – and appoint them as officials over thousands, hundreds, fifties and tens.”

– Exodus 18:21

“You brood of vipers!” Those harsh words were those of Jesus as he ran the money changers out of the temple. They were robbing the people and making a mockery out of their sacrifices.

Over 2,000 years later, we have our own brood of vipers. They’re in Washington. They aren’t simple opportunists who showed up to prey on the sacrificial tax contributions of hardworking Americans. We sent them there to mind the store as our representatives. Continue reading “The unfaithful Faithful”

They Think We Are a Bunch of Dummies

They think we’re a bunch of dummies! How else can you explain some of the rhetoric coming out of the White House and Congress?

Case in point was an answer Scott McClellan, the president’s mouthpiece, gave WorldNetDaily’s Les Kinsolving last week. Kinsolving asked if Bush is concerned that he is alienating his conservative base by increasing the federal budget deficit and not vetoing a single piece of legislation. Continue reading “They Think We Are a Bunch of Dummies”