As I write this post I’m sitting in the Nashville airport on my way to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Only as a child would I have thought I would find myself attending a gather such as this since my parents were involved in Democratic Party politics during my formative years. Many… Continue reading Heading to the DNC in Charlotte
Below is an outstanding piece written by my friend Penny Nance, who heads up Concerned Women For America. It addresses Fox News correspondent Juan Williams comments about Ann Romney coming across as nothing more than a “corporate wife” during her speech at the Republican National Convention. No further introduction is needed since Penny sums it… Continue reading CORPORATE WIFE? GIVE ME A BREAK
There has been much written about the unfortunate shooting Wednesday at the Family Research Council offices near the nations Capitol in Washington, D.C. The gunman, Floyd Corkins, entered the lobby with a bag that held about 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches and a 9mm handgun. Corkins shot FRC’s building operations manger Leo Johnson in the arm. Johnson… Continue reading Did Labeling FRC a ‘Hate Group’ Prompt Shooter to Target Christian Nonprofit?
Speaking to an audience in Virginia on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd of about 1,000 – half of whom appeared to be African American – that Republican Mitt Romney would unleash Wall Street and put people “in chains.” The comment drew an immediate response from the Romney campaign, saying the comment was… Continue reading Biden Warns That Romney Will ‘Put You Back in Chains’
Mitt Romney’s selection of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his GOP running mate on Saturday gave voters a brief glimpse to the 42-year-old, seven-term public servant. Ryan’s focus on the nation’s fiscal issues have earned him the reputation as a “budget wonk,” as someone who spends an inordinate amount of time crunching numbers in an… Continue reading The ‘Budget Wonk’ Next Door: Meet Paul Ryan