Hitting the Road!

I haven’t posted here in quite some time. I just started working on genealogy research again. It’s time consuming. I do have another genealogy related post in the works, so stay tuned! For the past few years I’ve been living in Indiana, where my son, daughter-in-law, and my three grandchildren are. Life is good! Just a […]

Lowering Taxes For the Wealthy in the Nation’s Third Poorest State – Seriously?!

I try to keep up with what’s going on in the Arkansas State Legislature. Quite frankly, it’s mind boggling and not at all easy to follow for a new comer to the Arkansas system. Currently there are several pieces of legislation winding their way through the Arkansas legislature on taxation that I find disturbing. One […]

From Everblog – Fix It: Five Ways to Beat Poverty in America (Now)

Originally posted on Everblog:
What America has always done best is Get Stuff Done.  Show us a problem, we’ll solve it.  Tell us something can’t be done, we’ll do it.  Threaten us, we’ll throw everything we’ve got at kickin’ your ass. You know what threatens us today?  Poverty.  As I hope I’ve demonstrated the past…

Still Headed Down the Wrong Path

I can’t stop thinking about how the Republican Party continues to decry their loss in the 2012 presidential election. On Monday, March 18th, Chairman Reince Preibus released the 97-page report which is being called the Republican Party autopsy. An autopsy is normally performed after death. Basically the report says the GOP needs to be more […]

How Will Paul Ryan Square His “No Soup For You” Budget With His Faith. . . and Pope Francis?

On “Face the Nation” this morning, Paul Ryan said his budget represents the Republican “vision” and “is what the people want.” “It is. . . what we think is the right way to go,” Ryan said. He said at CPAC that his budget is an “expression of our governing philosophy.” If his budget is actually […]