Thursday, April 27, 2006

Why Support John Sweeney (R-NY20)?

Do you support the troops?

Rep. Sweeney opposed expanding access to the military's TRICARE health insurance program to thousands of Reservist and National Guard members, even though 20 percent of all Reservists do not have health insurance, and 40 percent of Reservists aged 19 to 35 lack health coverage.

Rep. Sweeney voted against granting a bonus to grant a $1,500 bonus to every American service member serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, including National Guard and Reserve forces.

Are you a student?

While tuition costs are rising for ordinary Americans, Rep. Sweeney voted to cut Federal student aid by $12.7 billion -- the biggest such cuts in history.

How you feeling about fuel prices?

Rep. Sweeney voted against cracking down on the oil and gas industries price gouging.

Rep. Sweeney voted for the GOP energy bill that gave billions to oil, gas and nuclear industries.

Big oil and gas industries have given Rep. Sweeney $25,500.

Did you know John Sweeney is the 'GOP Crony of the Week'?

Go here, put your cursor on John Sweeney's face and follow the connections. NY-20 can do better!

Update! Rep. Sweeney Parties On!

Congressman John Sweeney, a Republican from the 20th district of New York State, appeared at a registered party at Alpha Delta Phi on Friday, April 22. The Congressman came from Geppetto's Bar and was described by witnesses as being inquisitive and engaging, while also acting openly intoxicated.

Read all about it here.

My Dream

I found this picture on It made me chuckle.

Bill Clinton is to Blame-O

Go here to listen to a sample of 'Clinton is to blame-O' and then scroll down and listen to George W. Bush sing 'Home on the Range' (where everyone thinks the same).

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Gasoline Price Map

Who pays the most per gallon of gas in the USA? NY and CA of course, probably because of high state taxes I assume, while Natrona, WY only pays $2.39/g. Go here to see the map.

Yurts For Sale

Wanna buy a real Mongolian ger (yurt) or some traditional Mongolian furniture? Visit Karina's website here. They will be exporting yurts soon and at a really good price.


A nice website to keep you up to date on the Jack Abramoff scandel is here.