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Neal Barton's POV


The real "imperial" presidency

The wobbly mess, which is "Obamacare," continues to wobble. Everyone knows this hastily patched together bill, which became law, was like trying to get 25 pounds of mud in a 10-pound sack.
No love for 'Stan the Man'

No love for 'Stan the Man'

If you don't know who Stan Musial is, you can doze off for a minute. Stan "The man" Musial was the man for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team.
Food for everyone (Almost)

Food for everyone (Almost)

In a story I had to read two times Monday to make sure I had it right, The Wall Street Journal is reporting one in six American get food stamps.

Goodbye Jim, we barely knew you

I don't know if you have seen this, but The Daily Center reported this today. You may remember Jim Carey, you know the actor who took a stand on guns a few months ago, he came out and called gun owners idiots.
The government is trying to punish some of us

The government is trying to punish some of us

Happy 4th of July, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. By the way, we won't be having a fireworks show this year because of the sequestration. Let me get this straight.

Dems duck 'Obamacare' for another year

Well, it's official, the hot, steaming load of...That is called "Obamacare," is being pushed back until 2015. The individual mandate is still there, but business is screaming for time.

The road to common sense

I remember when I was a kid the Texas roadways use to be like magic carpets. We'd travel out of town and we'd make remarks that the neighboring roadways felt like driving on washboards.

Hey Mr. President, what about us?

I'm confused by this. The President is over in Africa worried about their energy problem. He's worried about the energy program on another continent.

No thanks, IRS, I don't believe you

CNS news is now reporting the Internal Revenue Service misled the public in claiming, this week, that both progressive and Tea Party groups were targeted for extra scrutiny, said Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.).

NFL owners; This has got to stop!

The Aaron Hernandez murder arrest has brought this to a head.

24 lbs. of 'I don't know'

We've been through the "Obamacare" debacle when Nancy Pelosi said, "We need to pass the bill so we could see what was in it," and every time I type that line, I cannot believe she was not laughed out of the country.

What's your hurry? Scared for folks to know?

The Senate took at test vote on Monday and it looks like they ram-rodded the immigration bill. The official vote will not be until later on this week.

With all this, it's about climate change?

Rome continues to burn and no one calls the fire department. No one knows where whistleblower James Snowden is headed. You'd think since we can listen to every phone call, we'd know.

It's just a game

The U.S. Senate should be ashamed of itself. It's like "Obamacare," they are on the verge of passing an immigration bill which is like a used car you should avoid.

More senate gymnastics on immigration bill

There was more political gymnastics today when it come to the Senate immigration bill. John Cornyn's 90 percent "Retention at the Border" amendment got shot down.