Author Archives: Roy Filly

About Roy Filly

Please read my first blog in which I describe myself and my goals.

In case you forgot.

What is the current healthcare “law of the land?” That’s right! It is still Obamacare! Obamacare created 23 co-ops and gave them $2.4 billion in taxpayer-funded loans. How’s that going? Well, 18 went belly-up! That leaves 5 and one of them, Minuteman Health, a co-op … Continue reading

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Democracy. Checks and balances. Yikes!

The American people (including me) are getting a chance to see the Constitution and American Democracy in action. As it turns out they needed to see the Republican Party (not the Democrat Party) to witness democracy in action. When a … Continue reading

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Liberals are held to a lower standard.

If we moved the clock back to the Obama inauguration but instead Republicans emulated the behavior of liberals following the Trump inauguration, can you even imagine the media outrage? Consider for a moment that Tea Party members assaulted Obama supporters, set … Continue reading

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What is the biggest entitlement reform ever? “Trumpcare.”

I am proud to be a Republican. But if there is one thing that really irks me about my Party it is the constant battle among our “leaders,” each of whom wants to state “I am more conservative than he/she is!” “I … Continue reading

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The 9th Circuit Court and the Trump Travel Ban.

Headquartered in San Francisco, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is by far the largest of the thirteen courts of appeal. It houses 29 active judgeships. According to the most current count, the Ninth Circuit has among the highest percentage of sitting judges appointed … Continue reading

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NAFTA.

You may be pro “free trade” (I am) or you may believe that the term is an oxymoron. For a variety of reasons I am coming to believe that true “free trade” cannot exist in the milieu of fiat currencies. … Continue reading

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Politics in cartoon form.

Guess what, Democrats? William Jefferson Clinton’s statement is about to come true. In his 1996 State of the Union Address he proclaimed, “We have to give the American people (a government) that lives within its means. The era of big government … Continue reading

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The California 2018 Midterm Elections.

One political rule is that “The party in power typically losses seats during a midterm election.” Another rule that “Trumps” this rule (pun intended) is that “All politics is local.” [Source: Trump Tremors Will Cause Cracks in California’s Blue Wall, … Continue reading

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It never fails!

The Democrat Party ALWAYS chooses the one thing in any plan they dislike that they interpret as “throwing Granny over a cliff.” A classic example is the budget cut to the severely abused Community Development Block Grant program (administered by the Department … Continue reading

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OMG. A politician that says what he/she means.

Who is Mick Mulvaney? John Michael “Mick” Mulvaney is the new director of the Office of Management and Budget. He was confirmed by a Senate vote of 51–49. That means the Democrat Party didn’t like him that means that I do like him. … Continue reading

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