Paul Weyrich

Posted October 28, 2008

Many conservatives agree that since the mid-20th Century the Federal Government has grown too large, its bloated bureaucracies unaccountable to the American people and its oversight too broad vis-à-vis its Constitutional prerogatives.

Posted October 22, 2008

Is there growing opposition to re-imposition of the so-called Fairness Doctrine or is there a clever effort - maybe a plot? - to convince opponents of the Doctrine that they need not worry?

Posted October 21, 2008

Forget the election for the moment. We will know the outcome in two weeks. The question one ought to consider seriously is what to do with one's money.

Posted October 20, 2008

The debates are concluded. In a few weeks voters will decide who will occupy the Oval Office for the next four years.

Posted October 17, 2008

I have always disliked the "goo-goo" types. That stands for good government, the people who want everybody to vote.

Posted October 15, 2008

As soon as Congress passed the $700 billion bailout, California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. asking for a $7 billion loan to make up for the enormous gap between the California budget and projected revenues.

Posted October 14, 2008

I asked Bill Wichterman, Special Assistant to the President for Public Liaison, if there would be a public ceremony when President George W. Bush signed the Rail Safety Bill, a five-year authorization for Amtrak and new money authorized for the Washington, D.C. Metro.

Posted October 09, 2008

One radio listener dubbed the second Presidential debate as a contest between the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Fred Mertz. Talk about boring. I had a difficult time keeping awake.

Posted October 06, 2008

Posted October 03, 2008

An important event occurred this week, though it went largely unnoticed because of the economic turmoil on Wall Street.

Posted October 01, 2008

Economists, House Republicans led by Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and millions of Americans across the country are questioning the prudence of the Federal Government's bailout of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and AIG.

Posted September 29, 2008

I was among the estimated 80 million who watched the entire debate last Friday evening. Who won? There was no knock-out blow as some debates have produced in the past.

Posted September 26, 2008

Remember in grade school when we first were introduced to the Pledge of Allegiance?

Posted September 24, 2008

In Pennsylvania, Democratic Governor Edward G. Rendell and the Republican-controlled Legislature achieved a breakthrough by agreeing to permanent funding of the two largest transit systems in the State, PAT in Pittsburgh and SEPTA in Philadelphia.

Posted September 22, 2008

Judging from what I can tell of the current financial and economic woes of the nation, I am beginning to believe that this Presidential election may be a "no-win" proposition - the loser might very well be the lucky one, indeed.

Posted September 15, 2008

For the most part ABC News anchor Charles Gibson's interview with Governor Sarah Palin was fair.

Posted September 11, 2008

With every indication that the Presidential race will be close, the question that is far from settled is what will happen to the contests for the Congress.

Posted September 10, 2008

The year was 1920. A huge crowd gathered downtown to listen to a loud speaker. The city was Pittsburgh. The reason for the crowd? It was election night.

Posted September 09, 2008

I am in a position to state without contradiction that there has been no election like this one in the past half century.