Posts by Elizabeth Vale

Florida Politichick Elizabeth Vale is a blogger, speaker, and political activist who lives in South Florida with her husband and four wonderful children. Elizabeth homeschools her children and is active in her local church and community. Before making the all-important decision to stay home with her children, Elizabeth worked in administration at a global corporation. Besides writing and politics she loves coffee, road trips, reading, and fashion – in no particular order. You can find her online at www.godparentingpolitics.com, on Facebook at her page www.facebook.com/ElizabethAnnVale, and on Twitter @GodMomPolitics.

America’s Apathy

America’s Apathy

May 2, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

Recently, as I was filling up my vehicle with gas, I looked bemused at the price of the gas I was pumping into my vehicle – $3.79 a gallon.  As the numbers on the screen ticked higher and higher, I realized that we as Americans have been lulled into apathy.  […]

 
“Everytown for Gun Safety”: Gun Control Message Hidden Behind “Gun Safety” Video

“Everytown for Gun Safety”: Gun Control Message Hidden Behind “Gun Safety” Video

April 17, 2014 at 3:28 pm / by

As I was waiting for a movie to start on YouTube, this commercial started to play: Although, I usually hit “skip” when the button pops up, I couldn’t stop watching this commercial.  It is gripping, terrifying, and goes to the heart of many a mother’s deepest fears. When I first […]

 
The Unemployment Numbers Conundrum

The Unemployment Numbers Conundrum

April 7, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

The unemployment numbers for March were released on April 4 and they provided a stark reality of the jobs market that seems unable to fully recover.  In March, the economy added 192,000 jobs which was below the 200,000 job prediction many economists had hoped to see and well below what […]

 
Irreplaceable: A Movie Review

Irreplaceable: A Movie Review

April 3, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

I had the honor of being able to see an advanced copy of Focus on the Family’s documentary called Irreplaceable.  I was immediately captured by the premise of the film – finding out what’s wrong with the family today.  As a parent to four children, I see family as vitally […]

 
Barbara Boxer Compares Viagra to Birth Control.  Wait, What?!

Barbara Boxer Compares Viagra to Birth Control. Wait, What?!

March 25, 2014 at 4:33 pm / by

In an interview with MSNBC, Barbara Boxer compared birth control to Viagra when discussing the Supreme Court case involving Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties.  Boxer questioned the companies reasoning for not wanting to cover birth control pills such as Plan B and Ella saying, “I have never heard Hobby Lobby or any other corporation, […]

 
The Obama Administration’s War on Jobs

The Obama Administration’s War on Jobs

March 17, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

The Obama administration has put little to no effort into reviving the jobs market in our country.  The President’s Jobs Council shutdown in January 2013 after only having met 4 times.  When it was shutdown the unemployment rate still sat at 7.8%.  Although, the unemployment rate has supposedly dropped to 6.7% (I say […]

 
Moody’s Downgrades Chicago’s Credit Rating

Moody’s Downgrades Chicago’s Credit Rating

March 6, 2014 at 6:34 pm / by

In a sad but not altogether surprising move, Moody’s Investor Services has downgraded Chicago’s credit rating from A3 to Baa1.  According to CBS Chicago, “Moody’s gave Chicago a negative outlook indicating another downgrade could occur if there’s no pension fix. Moody’s says the rating “reflects the city’s massive and growing […]

 
Wow…Dem Congressional Candidate Says Illegals Should “Clean Our Hotel Rooms” & Pull Weeds

Wow…Dem Congressional Candidate Says Illegals Should “Clean Our Hotel Rooms” & Pull Weeds

February 26, 2014 at 1:11 pm / by

In a February 25 debate between United States congressional candidates for Florida District 13, Democrat, and former gubernatorial candidate, Alex Sink, had this to say about illegal immigrants and immigration reform, “Immigration reform is important in our country.  We have a lot of employers over on the beaches that rely […]

 
Another Reason to Love Chick-fil-A

Another Reason to Love Chick-fil-A

February 26, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

If we didn’t already have enough reasons to love Chick-fil-A, we now have a new reason.  According to USA Today, Chick-fil-A workers across the state of Florida are being credited with helping in the search and return of a runaway.  Kaitlyn Harp, 16, left a note for her parents on Tuesday […]

 
Media Spins Obamacare Job Losses as A Way to Help Economy

Media Spins Obamacare Job Losses as A Way to Help Economy

February 25, 2014 at 5:53 pm / by

No, my title was not incorrect; the media really is trying to sell Obamacare job losses as a good thing for the economy.  CNNMoney ran an article with the title, “I’m Quitting my job. Thanks, Obamacare!”  The premise of the story is that people are able to quit their jobs […]

 
Fired for Teaching the Constitution: Interview w/ KrisAnne Hall

Fired for Teaching the Constitution: Interview w/ KrisAnne Hall

February 21, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

Recently I was lucky enough to interview KrisAnne Hall.  She is a constitutional expert who travels around the country teaching the Genealogy of the Constitution – she is also a true patriot.  She started teaching about the constitution full-time after she lost her job as an attorney because of the fact […]

 
Comcast, Time Warner to Merge – Both Companies Big Obama Supporters

Comcast, Time Warner to Merge – Both Companies Big Obama Supporters

February 14, 2014 at 3:00 am / by

Comcast and Time Warner on Thursday, February 13, announced a $45.2 billion merger. The announcement automatically set off anti-trust arguments due to the fact that the companies, once merged, would control 30% of the market. However, the more interesting facts to come out of this were the facts regarding Comcast […]

 
US Ranks 46th on World Press Freedom Index – Drops 14 Spots

US Ranks 46th on World Press Freedom Index – Drops 14 Spots

February 12, 2014 at 5:58 pm / by

The United States of America, the country that was once the beacon of freedom and liberty, ranked 46th out of 180 countries worldwide on the World Press Freedom Index.  In 2013, the United States was ranked 32 out of 179 countries, thus dropping our 2014 ranking, and our freedom, 14 […]

 
Obama Administration Creates a New Crime

Obama Administration Creates a New Crime

February 11, 2014 at 4:20 pm / by

The Obama administration has (again) delayed the implementation of Obamacare for companies employing anywhere from 50-99 workers.  The implementation date for these companies has been delayed until 2016 which is well after the mid-term election.  While the Obama administration delaying or changing the law is nothing new or shocking, what […]

 
Movie Review of Mitt:  “Whatever Side You’re On, See Another Side.”

Movie Review of Mitt: “Whatever Side You’re On, See Another Side.”

February 1, 2014 at 5:00 am / by

On January 24, Netflix premiered Mitt a documentary that followed Mitt Romney from 2006, when he was trying to decide whether or not to run for President, to the crushing loss of the 2012 election. The filmmaker, Greg Whiteley, connected with Tagg Romney in 2006 when he heard that the former governor […]