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19 January 2022
Note from Norm: We Are The Solution Not The Problem
From  April 12, 1861, through April 9, 1865, the United States of America waged a terrible, bloody, and costly Civil War.  With 620,000 American dead, countless hundreds of thousands more injured, the United States convulsed and nearly ended its young experiment with democracy. It wasn’t a casual event that stemmed from minor disagreements and personal slights, or even arguments over laws and […]
30 December 2021
Note from Norm: Stop Democrat’s Charge of the Light Brigade
As we come to the end of 2021 it can seem like the world is still running amok.  Rising rates of crime, big government getting bigger, our foreign adversaries rattling sabers in many parts of the world, and the Minnesota Vikings have – again – broken our hearts. Yet, despite all the bad news, there […]
23 December 2021
Note from Norm: Stop Democrat’s Charge of the Light Brigade
Democratic United States Senator Joe Manchin has done the working families of America and the economy a tremendous service by rejecting the Biden Administration’s “Build Back Better” monolithic spending bill. Democrats, of course, are screaming mad today because the West Virginia Democrat opted for protecting the nascent economic recovery after a punishing pandemic blow rather […]
15 December 2021
Note from Norm: Time to call Bullshit on Mayor Melvin Carter
“District Attorney Larry Krasner’s recent remarks about whether we are expending a crime crisis are some of the worst, most ignorant, and most insulting comments I have ever heard spoken by an elected official.” Michael A. Nutter, former Mayor, Philadelphia On December 7th,  in opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the former African American Mayor […]
19 November 2021
They knew better
House liberals have been sounding the alarm for weeks that 1) inflation is real 2) that government spending is to blame and 3) that their massive tax and spending plan would make the pain families are feeling even worse. And yet… they went ahead and voted for it anyway. Elaine Luria: “I’m worried about inflation. I noticed […]
19 November 2021
Murphy Broke Her Word 
Moments ago, Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy broke her word *again* and voted to pass the far-left’s toxic tax and spending hikes – even though she demanded that the bill be fully paid for, and even though the CBO confirmed tonight it absolutely is not. “Stephanie Murphy broke her word to her constituents, plain and simple,” said AAN Press Secretary Cally Perkins. “Congresswoman Murphy […]
18 November 2021
Axne wants to tax home heating
Iowans are projected to spend 46% to 96% more to heat their homes this winter, and if Cindy Axne and Nancy Pelosi have their way, Iowans will spend even more than that. According to numbers out from the CBO today, Biden’s oil production tax in the “Build Back Better” spending plan amounts to an *$8 billion* tax […]
18 November 2021
Golden wants to tax home heating
Mainers are projected to spend 43% more on heating oil this winter, and if Jared Golden and Nancy Pelosi have their way, Mainers will spend even more than that. According to numbers out from the CBO today, Biden’s oil production tax in the “Build Back Better” spending plan amounts to an *$8 billion* tax on home heating as we […]
15 November 2021
It’s not $0. Will Golden keep his word?
The New York Times reports that the White House is “bracing lawmakers for a disappointing estimate from the CBO,” and Pelosi’s massive tax hikes “will not be fully paid for.” In a full length op-ed for the Press-Herald, Congressman Jared Golden insisted that the bill needed to be “fully paid for.”  So: will Golden keep his word and vote no, now that […]