Tag Archives: Checks and Balances

Heartlander of the Week: A Mighty Wind

This week’s Heartlander is El Nino because . . . .  Why Not? I think we all need a reminder from time to time that there are bigger stronger forces in this World than us.  Mother Nature’s little ones running … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Who’s Coming to Dinner?

This week’s Heartlander is he who is conspicuous by his absence at the Table—Lindsay Graham. According to Quinnipiac, The Donald leads the Republican field. Mr. Graham is not on the list . . . . Northern though I be, I … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: It’s a Grand Old Flag

This week’s Heartlander is the United States Congress for allowing “key” parts of the Patriot Act to expire. Score one for the Fourth Amendment; or make that two. Annddd . . . Lone Wolves are breathing safer and sleeping sounder.  … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Eat a Good Breakfast

To the Breakfast Club ensemble, on their thirtieth anniversary. Because, why not? 🙂

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The Eighteenth Day of Advent: An Independent Judiciary

The Judicial Branch doesn’t answer to either the Legislature or the Executive.  This may seem kind of Ivory Tower, but it isn’t if you have a problem with the way the Government is being run.  Like, they fined you for … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Do the Right Thing

This week’s Heartlander is Judge Juan Colas, for invalidating the anti-Union legislation championed by Governor Walker and enacted by the Wisconsin state legislature almost 18 months ago. It ain’t over, but another brick in the Wall.

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