Posts Categorized: Politics

A Sad Charade: Stupak always was a Yes vote

March 22, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

Rep. Bart Stupak, the Michigan democrat who yesterday “caved” along with some other “pro-life” democrats and voted for Obamacare apparently was never going to vote no. Look at what he told his constituents last fall:… Read more

How PA Voted on Obamacare

March 22, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Several members of Pennsylvania’s Democrat delegation to Congress call themselves “pro-life.” All but two of them caved in, and voted for the Obamacare bill, which includes abortion funding.

Here is the list of self-identified “pro-life” democrats who voted for the … Read more

Big Money Aimed at PA Legislative Races

March 17, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

Clear evidence that all eyes are not on Washington in the critical 2010 elections; the Huffington Post reports that the national Democratic Party will pump $20 million into state legislative races in targeted states, including Pennsylvania. At issue: who draws … Read more

How Senators Hide the Truth

March 16, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , , ,

As we fully expected, some Senators who today voted to table SB 707, the Marriage Protection Amendment, are now telling constituents “there was no vote on SB 707” or “I didn’t vote against it.”

Contrary to the purpose of the … Read more

SB 707 and The Politics of Personal Destruction

March 16, 2010 | 12 comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

The “tolerant” folks who support “same-sex marriage” seem more than willing to publicly threaten legislators who won’t vote their way. This week, a blogger at the PA Progressive website posted the following, referring to SB 707, the Pennsylvania Marriage Protection … Read more

8 Senators Tell PA: “No, You May Not Vote”

March 16, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , ,

The latest polling in Pennsylvania indicates a vast majority of citizens believe they should have the opportunity to vote on a marriage protection amendment. Today, eight State Senators voted to deny us that opportunity.

Here are the Senators who voted … Read more

Let The People Vote!

March 16, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , ,

Reporter John Micek of the Allentown Morning Call writes a blog, and in the latest installment he writes about SB 707, the Marriage Amendment, and says this:

“More astute readers are aware that this insane prohibition is already enshrined in … Read more

Volleyball and the PA Marriage Amendment

March 15, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

Today as I listened to the State Senate pay tribute to the Penn State women’s volleyball team (certainly deserving of tribute, given their amazing record), I was reminded of the consistent refrain from opponents to a Pennsylvania Marriage Protection Amendment … Read more

Abortion, the Tea Party leaders, and the Future

March 15, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

I saw this post from John Piper this morning on the Desiring God blog. As usual, he distills the issue to its basic elements very quickly.

Tea Party Prevarication March 14, 2010 | By: John Piper | Category: Commentary

According … Read more

Spin beyond compare

March 5, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Politics | Tags: , , ,

Know the racket an off-balance load causes in a washing machine spin-cycle? Probably not too different than what this off-balance spin comment from Harry Reid will cause when it’s heard far and wide. 36,000 Americans losing their jobs is “really … Read more