19,000 Massachusetts welfare recipients – address unknown

GOPUSA reports that Massachusetts can’t account for over 19,000 welfare recipients after using taxpayer funded dollars to register more Democratic voters taken from the welfare rolls – it backfired! Excerpt reminds us of old Elvis lyrics: Red-faced state officials admitted last night they are trying to find as many as 19,000 missing welfare recipients — after the controversial taxpayer-funded voter registration pitches the state mailed to their addresses last summer were sent back marked “Return to sender, address...

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People of color didn’t re-elect president by themselves, Ed

Ed Wells column , “Election ’12’: This one was personal,” described President Obama’s re-election as a proud result of the persistent will of people of color. He wrote that blacks registered, went to the polls and overcame – what? Apparently, the uncaring white-guy Republican Party mentioned in the column. Ed Wells views members of that party as the enemy and voted for the first time, against every Republican on the ballot. Excerpt: I’m proud of what black Americans did to re-elect President Obama....

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Unintended consequences of reducing size of county board

First, the Winnebago County board relinquished its role in the Forest Preserve District and the constiuents voted for an independent board to handle the job. How’s that working out for you so far? The Rockford Register Star has an ongoing poll which askes almost daily, “If you had a do-over, would you still vote to create a separate board of commissioners to govern the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District?” The options include, “Yes. The controversies the board has dealt with are just part of normal growing pains...

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Ok to take political signs in parks, according to local writer

Reminiscent of Ronald Reagan’s defining response to Jimmy Carter in the 1980 presidential debates, “There you go again,” more Romney signs were stolen, this time a full truckload. Excerpt from GOPUSA: Four men were arrested in Ohio for stealing Mitt Romney signs. The men were arrested early in the morning on Friday after the F-150 truck they were driving was filled with the campaign signs. The truck is registered to the Sheet Metal Workers International, Union Local 33 in Parma, Ohio. At least these thieves were arrested for...

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And the political sign destruction continues nationally …

Obviously, Rockford isn’t the only place where political signs are stolen or destroyed. Regarding presidential signs, left wingnuts are not only burning Romney signs, but also destroying people’s personal property, including a veteran’s flags or anything else that might disagree with their position on the election. Excerpts: There is certainly no doubt that the election between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama is one of the more contentious ever. Just look at Obama’s demeanor and the things he said during the last...

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