Category Archive for ‘Political Beefs’

Mar 26
2009

Earn Your Vote

by in Political Beefs | 4,000 views | Reading Time 3:19

Quite often I get myself involved in thought provoking debates with various people in my life. These debates spur spontaneous thought and non-conventional thinking. Along with pushing our mind’s eye to view conflicts or deep seated points of view differently, good ideas are formed from having healthy debates about tough issues. In the past, I’ve […]

Mar 16
2009

Bubble Gum Obama

by in Political Beefs | 3,755 views | Reading Time 3:34

When I was a kid, I faithfully did my chores to earn my $3 allowance each week. What I chose to spend my hard earned money on was something many young boys did… baseball cards. My mom took me to the grocery store for each week’s grocery run and I promptly headed to the aisle […]

Mar 12
2009

Ears for Obama

by in Political Beefs | 4,040 views | Reading Time 3:21

No, I’m not talking about Obama’s protuberances from each side of his head… I’m talking about the earmarks he so blatantly campaigned against, but signed into law the first chance he was given. The federal government, in need of a spending bill to keep the doors open for business, sent through a $400 plus bill […]

Mar 8
2009

Presidential Placebo

by in Political Beefs | 4,109 views | Reading Time 3:26

As we experienced the full tilt run-up to our Presidential election at the end of last year, everyone was hoping that anointing Obama, our country’s savior in waiting, would cure our financial market woes as far as confidence was concerned. On Obama’s first day as our newly minted President, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood […]

Mar 5
2009

Political Aspirations

by in Political Beefs | 5,126 views | Reading Time 2:55

Some people grow up wanting to be doctors, others want to be firefighters, and even some hope to join the military to serve our country. These are but a few of the job fields our young people believe they want to join when they grow up. When we are young, we focus on the jobs […]

Feb 28
2009

Worker Stimulus Bill

by in Political Beefs | 2,048 views | Reading Time 3:02

Over the recent past, I’ve written a few articles about the stimulus bills and other government payouts designed to help us out of our deepening recession. I remember one article where I detailed a stimulus plan for heads of households. My numbers revolved around putting money into the hands of the worker who will in […]

Feb 26
2009

Who Pays

by in Political Beefs | 2,617 views | Reading Time 3:51

Our nation had its first State of the Union address that wasn’t an official State of the Union address this week by our current 30’ish day President. Mr. Obama has used his star power as if he were a touring American Idol by glad handing the masses and placing his face on every news channel […]

Feb 21
2009

First Month Jitters

by in Political Beefs | 2,505 views | Reading Time 3:15

This week completed the first official month of Barack Obama’s Presidency. Obama was riding a sentimental wave of enthusiasm into office with millions of supporters welcoming him into the White House as he swore upon the Bible to uphold the Constitution of the United States. After all the campaign promises were made with the assumption […]

Jan 19
2009

Day Of Change

by in Political Beefs | 1,887 views | Reading Time 2:53

The day has come that Barack Obama will officially become the President of the United States. I am so unbelievably excited that I can hardly put into words how much this day excites me. No I’m not excited about the fact that he is becoming our nation’s leader and focal point of the free world, […]

Dec 6
2008

Campaign Dollars Spent

by in Political Beefs | 4,537 views | Reading Time 2:58

Since the Presidential campaign ended with a decisive Electoral College vote in favor of Barack Obama, information has been leaked from both campaigns detailing how thousands and in some cases, millions, of dollars were spent trying to win the election. We all know about the television advertising and online ads purchased by both campaigns, nothing […]