Steve Wessler asks two important questions in Wednesday’s Portland Press Herald:
The Ku Klux Klan has deep Christian roots. Would Americans rise up in anger if a Christian group proposed to build a church near the site of a Klan killing?
In 1856, a period of intense anti-Catholic sentiment in the United States, a mob [...]
“Them who pay the piper call the tune.”
Who does Representative Patrick Tiberi represent? Well, who’s paying the piper? The most frequent source of contributions to Pat Tiberi in the 2009-2010 election cycle is an energy corporation called American Electric Power. 48 contributions by the AEP political action committee and AEP employees have been registered [...]
On the subject of jobs, congressman Patrick Tiberi likes to talk tough, declaring over and over again what Congress must do to bring jobs back to America:
Jobs, not health care, should be the focus of Congress and the president, U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-Genoa Township) told the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.
In this year’s race for Ohio’s 12th District seat in Congress, Democratic challenger Paula Brooks has received more in campaign contributions from the people of Ohio ($723,795) than Republican incumbent Patrick Tiberi has ($712,701).
In total campaign dollars, however, Pat Tiberi holds an immense advantage, with a warchest of $2,118,311. Paula Brooks has only $994,336 [...]
Does this “Tea Party” group support card check for voting or not? It depends upon which way the winds of convenience are blowing. [...]
I love the cultural blends that shape America.
I can also report that a deep-fried Twinkie tastes just about as awful as you’d expect.
Looking at data on federally-organized political action committees and Section 527 groups that identify themselves as part of the “Tea Party” movement, we’ve discovered that such openly-disclosed grassroots groups have levels of activity too low to account for the highly visible “Tea Party” activity seen splayed across the national media. Indeed, most of them are [...]
Jamie Paulin-Ramirez, accused by the U.S. government of involvement in a conspiracy to engage in terrorist attacks, is being repeatedly referred to in news reports as a “Colorado Mom” and also as a “Colorado Mother.”
Kristopher Sickles, accused by the U.S. government of involvement in a conspiracy to engage in terrorist attacks, has not once [...]
In the mind of Hutaree Kris Sickles, it’s okay for Christian men in camouflage to brutally kill people in order to trigger a holy war against the government of the United States. He thinks that it’s terribly wrong and evil, however, for Muslims to do the same thing. [...]
The Hutarees were popular among their ideological set of militant Christian Americans, and people from across the USA were attempting to establish Hutaree-affiliated groups [...]