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*The following was my opening monologue to start my internet radio show “Gillespie” airing Tuesdays at 7pm on FTRradio.com. In case you miss the show I will be posting these here every Wednesday following the Tuesday show.* I want to open with something that’s been on my mind this past week and possibly on yours [...]
We have a special episode of “Gillespie” on FTR tonight at 7pm. Our guests include Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana and an intense and eye opening conversation with Jason Weiss of “Stop Child Trafficking Now“. Congressman Fleming will give us an update on the Gulf Oil spill as well a national health care legislation [...]
Episode 1 of “Gillespie” on FTRradio.com featuring State Representative and House Minority Whip David Frizzell and State Representative and 2nd Congressional candidate, Jackie Walorski.
There is a so much here, but I still get a kick out of John Conyers and his nonexistent “good and welfare” clause in the constitution as his reasoning for Congress to mandate the purchase of government run health care. (Hat Tip to Hostage Hoosier at Hoosier Access)
*The following was my opening monologue to start my brand new internet radio show “Gillespie” airing Tuesdays at 7pm on FTRradio.com. In case you miss the show I will be posting these here every Wednesday following the Tuesday show.* We’re gonna open this show with an observation about leadership. President Calvin Coolidge once said that [...]
When I was working in Washington, D.C. and living in Virginia I was stunned to find I could find my brew of choice at the local Giant cold and ready for purchase…on a SUNDAY! Why was I surprised? After living the first twenty three years of my life here in my wonderful home state of [...]
Tonight is the inaugural broadcast of “Gillespie” on FTR Radio. What is “Gillespie” you’re asking? It’s my newest venture into online broadcasting. This time, I’m bringing a rock and roll attitude and working with a solid team of fellow Hoosier Access contributors Kristee Kelley, Mark Warner and Mike Jezierski while talking about politics and culture. [...]
Say what you want about our Vice President, the fact of the matter is, it’s usually a big deal if he comes to town to stump for you. Such was the case when he visited Indiana yesterday. No, not to stump for Brad Ellsworth, but for Baron Hill. Via Jim Geraghty: On the veep’s schedule [...]
The House Republican Conference chaired by Mike Pence released this new web ad hitting House Democrats hard for doing something that hasn’t ever been done by Congress in the modern era; pass a budget. What’s the basic function of Congress, particularly the House? Oh, that’s right. Create and pass a budget.
Governor Mitch Daniels was on CNBC this morning talking about how Indiana’s budget has been in the black while so many states have been suffering in the red. Governor Daniels is asked if it’s all about cutting taxes or cutting the budget. He says it’s both. It’s amazing to think that while Indiana was in [...]
This past Friday, Dee Dee Benkie appeared on Fox News and destroyed the competition during her segment on Arizona’s immigration law. She rightfully and forcefully posited that the Obama Administration owes Arizona Governor Jan Brewer an apology after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a Latin American news outlet that the federal government plans to [...]
This weekend’s Indiana State GOP convention feature three of the hardest working men in politics in Richard Mourdock, Tim Berry and Charlie White. All three of them were nominated to be our candidates for Treasurer, Auditor and Secretary of State respectively. But with no offense to Mourdock and Berry or even Governor Mitch Daniels anticipated [...]
Something to consider: In a recently released report, it is noted that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that pro-abortion organizations have received over $1 billion in taxpayer money over the past 8 years. This report is notable now due to the “Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition Act” being sponsored by House Republican Conference Chairman [...]
We should never be satisfied with incremental gains – Dr. Tony Bennett Last week, Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, came to talk to the Hancock County Young Republicans group. We didn’t know what to expect in terms of the crowd (half expected some angry teachers to show up), but we knew what [...]