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Archive for November, 2006

Which Taxes Should Be Reduced Or Eliminated in Georgia?

Bill Simon, Thursday, November 30th, 2006

On another thread on this blog, Donald proposed that state Republican legislators should look at reducing the state income tax as one of the primary initiatives for our controlling majority to accomplish: “As a topic for general PV discussion, I’d like to suggest that we consider, and promote, an across-the-board cut in the Georgia state […]

Site Maintenance Issues

Bill Simon, Thursday, November 30th, 2006

I am going through a little process right now to upgrade some of the plug-ins that help manage parts of this site. One of them is how people can “Subscribe-To” threads to be notified of when a thread is updated. That was upgraded tonight, but I have no idea as to whether any of your […]

I’m Not Sure He’s Right, But Michael Moore Sounds Coherent In This Letter…

Bill Simon, Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

I do NOT want to see any posts ranting about Michael Moore‘s past work or how lefty-liberal he is. Please READ his post from his blog about what he now thinks on Iraq and comment on whether he brings any good or really bad points up: Michael Moore (Please stick to this thread’s topic on […]

Non-Sequiter Thread

Bill Simon, Sunday, November 26th, 2006

Everything goes here…(even posts by Dawggies who think about nothing but football games their whole life)…

Illegal Immigrants: Drive Them Out or Make Them Pay To Stay?

Bill Simon, Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

There’s a story in today’s AJC about the forum held last night by the Cherokee County Commission. Now, in the print edition of the article, there is a side-by-side comparison between what a legal resident of America thinks and what an illegal resident of America thinks about the issue. The illegal guy (named Martin Basilio) […]

Welcome, Deep Throat!

Bill Simon, Sunday, November 19th, 2006

There will be a new front-page poster on PoliticalVine.com. His/Her name is “Deep Throat.” Deep Throat wishes to remain quite anonymous as his/her livelihood depends on certain Georgia state elected officials…and he/she has sworn me to the utmost secrecy as to his/her identity in exchange for tidbits of political juiciness that I am allowed to […]

Speaker-elect Pelosi Throws Her Weight…And Stumbles

Bill Simon, Thursday, November 16th, 2006

Rumors have it that even with Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) endorsement of John Murtha (D-PA) for the new Majority Leader position in the House, Murtha went down by a vote of 149 to 86 in favor of electing Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) as Majority Leader. Apparently, Murtha’s mouth doesn’t carry-over as strongly among his colleagues as […]

Creative Loaf Has An Interesting Article on November 7 Results

Bill Simon, Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Good questions to ask our leaders.

There The Government Goes Again…Or, Is It A Good Thing In This Case?

Bill Simon, Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Cherokee County, Georgia law enforcement is going after landlords that rent to illegal aliens in an effort to enforce laws the federal government refuses to do. The landlords will be responsible for “proving” each of their tenants is a legal resident of the U.S. or else face a fine or possible suspension of their operating […]

Our Navy Used To Be The Best…But, Under Bush & Rumsfeld, It Appears To Take A Dive…

Bill Simon, Monday, November 13th, 2006

This is rather disturbing:A diesel-powered Chinese sub stalked the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier for who knows how long before being stumbled upon by a “routine surveillance flight.” Not a “nukuler” sub, but a DIESEL-POWERED sub. Great…just great.

This Guy Has The Solution! We’ll ALL Become Illegal Aliens!

Bill Simon, Monday, November 13th, 2006

[NOTE:This is a supposed memo someone wrote to Senator Paul Sarbanes] SUBJ: Becoming Illegal (From a Maryland resident to his Senator) The Honorable Paul S. Sarbanes 309 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC, 20510 Dear Senator Sarbanes, As a native Marylander, and excellent customer of the Internal Revenue Service, I am writing to ask for […]

2008 GOP Presidential Possibilities

Bill Simon, Saturday, November 11th, 2006

Here is the list as I know it, and my probabilities of them winning the primaries: George Allen (0% to NFW*) Bill Frist (0% to NFW) Duncan Hunter (25%) Rudy Giulani (20%) John McCain (20%) Mitt Romney (20%) *NFW stands for No F***ing Way! Who is on your Presidential-Do List and why?



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