Today’s Topic : Children; Speakers : Francis, Nugent, and Kline


From various news outlets, it appears Today’s Topic is Children … offering three different slants are Pope Francis, Representative Rich Nugent and Chairman John Kline. Let’s get the discussion going with a little “straight talk” … discussing immigrant children at the border : Richard Nugent, speaking as Florida’s Representative : “A lot of these children… […]

Kline Votes For “Ticking Time Bomb”

House of Representatives

“Listen, these are difficult decisions in difficult times in an election year,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH-08) said. “The long-term problem is still there and needs to be addressed.” QUERY : What was Speaker Boehner talking about ? A. ) Multiemployer pension system B. ) Student debt crisis C. ) Highway Trust Fund Actually, he […]

Kline to McFadden : “Obamacare needs to be sacked”


Have you seen the Mike McFadden $100,000 television commercial “Washington Is Fumbling Our Future“ ? Politics should be about substance, but Mike McFadden has offered up a great example of television … and marketing … and selling. Anyone who looks at the commercial will notice immediately that the players are in white (yep, the “good […]

Budget Buster : Kline Votes For $287 Billion Tax Cut Benefiting Nut-growers


As signer for Grover Norquist’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge for Americans for Tax Reform, Minnesotans are accustomed to hearing John Kline complaining “of the onerous current tax code and the need for comprehensive, commonsense tax reform to create a fairer, simpler one. I remain committed to fixing our broken tax system and stopping more tax hikes […]

Budget Buster : Erik Paulsen’s Charity Bill Costs Taxpayers $1.9 Billion

Erik-Paulsen (with flag)

As signer for Grover Norquist’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge for Americans for Tax Reform, Minnesotans are accustomed to hearing Erik Paulsen, a champion of small business and advocate of free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and innovation, who serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, say : “it’s time to end the status quo and fix a broken […]

Students Find 114 Reasons Why John Kline Is Wrong


Have you seen the television commercials of the great career opportunities available if you have a Bachelor’s degree in Computers Software Engineering from DeVry Institute ? Did you know that 201 people graduated with that DeVry degree in 2007 and 2008 ? Did you also know that 891 people defaulted on loans who were pursuing […]

Kline Priorities : Protecting SNA while Ignoring HTF


Why does Congress have a 16% approval rating – a historic low ? Could it be because of the priorities that they set ? Ask yourself this question : Do you want your Congressman fighting over school lunch menus or insuring that the government does not stop highway funding ? For Chairman John Kline, he […]