Tag Archives: environment

Simply Stupid?

This is one of those “where do I begin” stories that just doesn’t stop giving.  I think I’ll start by quoting what the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan told a colleague on the Senate floor, “You are entitled to your … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Ed Markey 2014

Today is a historic day at tellthetruthonthem.com. For the first time I am endorsing the same person for the same Congressional seat two years in a row.  The choice for Bay State voters on November 4th is clear and I … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Priorities

A new word entered the political lexicon in the last few years: prebuttal.  We all know that a rebuttal is when you try to refute a point someone has made.  The prebuttal is when you issue a statement in advance … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Kay Hagan

Last night Kay Hagan won the North Carolina Democratic Senatorial Primary by a wide margin.  Technically the preceding sentence is a prediction because I am writing this article the day before the Primary for publishing the morning after.  I am … Continue reading

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Taxing The Sun

The Republicans have successfully cultivated the image of being the anti-tax Party.  Actions speak louder than words and in Oklahoma they have just come up with a way to tax the sun and the air. 

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Delay, But Why?

Despite having what can honestly be described as a liberal political philosophy, I am conservative, (I prefer to use the work cautious), when it comes to my advance view of political outcomes.  This attitude is actually much more common than … Continue reading

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Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Wednesday North Carolina’s Republican Governor Pat McCrory announced he will ask the North Carolina General Assembly to give him statutory authority to regulate coal ash disposal from Duke Energy’s 33 storage sites including the Dan River facility which began leaking … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Gary Peters

Having someone who borders on a living legend serving in Congress is both a blessing and a curse for their political party.  The good news is that you know they can win whether it is a good or a bad … Continue reading

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And It Wasn’t An April Fools Joke

On Tuesday April 1st Wisconsin Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his newest budget plan.  Since a two year deal was reached a few months ago it was unnecessary. If you examine the content it is ridiculous.  The … Continue reading

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The Republican Solution To The Unemployment Problem

The Republican economic policy has always been somewhat confusing to me.  It seems to want to depress the largest element of the American economy, consumer demand.  How that is going to make more Americans financially secure puzzled me.  Then it … Continue reading

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