Happy Monday to all of our readers! This is going to be one of the most random posts I have written, but I have quite a bit on my mind.
First of all, there was the historic vote on Obamacare last night. I admit, I can be a bit of a political junkie when I really want to. After church yesterday morning, I tuned in to cspan.org to watch some of the political debates concerning the rules, bills, etc. The whole process really amazes me. One thing that I noticed was the utter shamelessness of the Democratic Party. Not concerning the details of the bill, most of which I completely disagree with, the arrogance saddened me. The Democrats all seek to tug on heartstrings of the “underprivileged,” a tactic taken right out of Karl Marx and Fredrich Engles’ play book. After church, then a snack afterwards, I watched the rest of the debate, and the votes themselves up until 11:oopm or later. I could say a good bit more, but I will say that I am looking forward to voting conservative in November, and voting out our flip-flopping Senator Arlen Spector. There were also a few Republican congressman that impressed me, and if the future of conservative politicians is in them, I think they are in good hands. The first is the House Minority Whip, Eric Cantor of Virginia. He is eloquent, intelligent, and commanding. The other is the Ranking Member of the House Budget Committee, Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. I think he would be good presidential material sometime in the future, and I have heard others say similar. Overall, though, I can’t wait to fire Nancy Pelosi from Speaker of the House in the next elections.
On a completely different note, our four-way election of a wall photograph has a winner! The picture-elect is B–Turquoise Water and White Cliffs. When it will be inaugurated to our wall, I do not know. I think I’ll place the order for it sometime at the beginning of next month, pending if the company has a good deal then. We will post a picture of the picture when it is officially “in office.”
Also, we have just a few short days before we make our way back to the Midwest for a six day visit. We are leaving early, early Wednesday morning, and plan on being there sometime in the early afternoon. We are excited about being able to see our families and friends, as well as be able to enjoy some Chicago-style street food! Well, the food is not that important, but George’s in Chesterton sure does sound delicious right about now!
And I cannot forget that the Michigan State Spartans made it past Maryland to advance to the Sweet Sixteen for the third year in a row. It also looks like they have a bit of an easier path to the Final Four since Kansas was shocked by Northern Iowa. MSU-Northern Iowa should be a good game this coming weekend…