ZubaZ's Articles In Politics
March 3, 2009 by ZubaZ
I heard on the news this morning that the lawyer that got gay marriages recognized in Massachusetts is bringing suit against the federal government to recognize legal marriage by the states and provide equal benefits. (http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/03/us/03marriage.html?ref=us)

I support the suit.

Over the past six years I've had the honor of officiating five weddings in Texas.  I firmly believe that the ceremonies I performed had very little to do with the state.  Each was a so...
December 16, 2008 by ZubaZ
I must be missing something.  I know I'm not supposed to use logic when dealing with teh feds . . but can someone with a bigger brain help me out?


Fact: $700US was legislated to bail out the banks.

Assumed (by me): that this was near the amount needed to avert the crisis

Fact: the President and the Treasury want to use some of this money to bail out the auto industry


Did Congress approve more than was the minimum needed?Did the banks end up not need...
December 12, 2008 by ZubaZ
In light of the rash of bailouts that are in effect or proposed it's a good time to be reminded (and to remind your representation in the government) that the money they mananage is not theirs to give.

Not Yours To Give

Col. David Crockett
US Representative from Tennessee

Originally published in "The Life of Colonel David Crockett,"
by Edward Sylvester Ellis.

One day in the House of Representatives a bill was taken up appropriating money for the benefit of a widow of a distinguis...
November 6, 2008 by ZubaZ
I've seen a number of posts and a heard a number of radio comments that suggests that the Republican Party needs to change. I believe that in the past election they failed to have a platform and a communications plan to convince the people who they are, how they represent the people, and what what they stand for.

I've hear folks saying that the party needs to become more centrist if they want to win future elections.

But how can they still be Republicans if they go too much the the center?...