Framing the Dialogue

Posts Tagged ‘free speech’

Talk Me Off Of the Ledge

No I am not planning to throw myself off of a tall building, but life as a conservative seems rather harsh and I keep looking at how easy it is for liberals with more than a little jealousy.  Life for a liberal is quite simple…

  • It’s a life where they can go from Global Cooling will kill us unless we do something, to Global Warming will kill us unless we take drastic (and costly) measures, to a nice balance of Global Climate Change which gives them cover to every climate situation.  They seem to have no qualms about making these label changes and are as vociferous in their arguments.  Oh and they have the backing of the elitist media. That’s much better than the facts.

Executive Power

The framers wrote the Constitution to provide for a separation of powers, or three separate branches of government. Each has its own responsibilities and at the same time they work together to make the country run smoothly and to assure that the rights of citizens are not ignored or disallowed. This is done through checks and balances. A branch may use its powers to check the powers of the other two in order to maintain a balance of power among the three branches of government. The three branches of the U.S. Government are: Legislative, Executive, Judicial

Hey There Georgie Boy

One of the keystone techniques of “journalists” (I use quotes as I believe that most news readers do not deserve this title and by enclosing it in quotes it becomes a sort of derisive label) is the loaded question.  They love to thinly veil their viewpoint or deepest wishes by asking loaded questions; questions that are often longer than the answers.  “Journalist” George Stephanopoulos’ “thought-provoking” (there are those quotation marks again) questions are often funny, but in a sad way.  Is there any doubt that Georgie Boy is anything but a progressive shill? 

Enjoy this little sampling of Georie’s questions:

An Open Letter to Senator Cornyn

Senator John Cornyn
National Republican Senatorial Committee
425 Second Street, NE
Washington, DC  20002

April 9, 2009

Dear Senator Cornyn,

I received your letter yesterday that contained the Republican Strategy Survey.  While I appreciate your request for my opinion, I fear that this was just a gimmick to get me to send a “generous contribution” to the National Republican Senatorial Committee.  My suspicions were heightened because I also received a similar request from Michael Steele and another Republican organization that same day, though they were not interested in my opinion like you.