About Blue Tiger Democrats

Blue Tiger Democrats is an organization devoted to social justice and political reform. We are a group of active democrats that are constantly pursuing new ways to push the democratic agenda. On our website, we will highlight the best democratic candidates running for office. You can read their biographies and learn more about what they stand for and why we believe they are the best candidates for the office they are pursuing.

Whether you are a devout republican or a fellow democrat, we invite you to join in our dialogues. We are most interested in creating new conversations about important issues. As you browse our articles, you will find a plethora of diverse topics. Sometimes, we will focus on economics while other times we might focus on current elections. Whatever is in the headlines today, you can bet that we’re talking about it here at Blue Tiger Democrats. We invite you to join the conversation!

The One With Henley Ecigs And Democrats

Do you remember the show called Friends? It was a show all about 6 friends that lived in New York and they were always in some kind of pickle. It was a huge success. Anyway, you are probably wondering what this has to do with Henley Ecigs and Democrats, right? Well to be honest, it gets very complicated and convoluted very quickly. So allow me to explain how all of these things fit together, and I promise that I will tie all of this up in a nice bow!

In 2008 Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. I must admit that I am not a huge fan of politics but I was somewhat interested in following him. However by the time the 2012 election was in full swing, I was more interested than ever. Through a friend of a friend I was able to attend the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Why did I want to go? Mainly because I represent the ecig community and I was hoping to make a statement. You see I am a huge fan of Henley Ecigs and I wanted the world, and all the democrats to know that they were trying to kill a huge portion of the economy.

We all know that the U.S. economy has been on life support for many years. Some would even argue that the economy is already dead but it is being propped up in order to keep the masses calm. Regardless, the democrats have been pushing very hard to get rid of most ecig companies and tax the remaining companies until they die a slow death. Henley Ecigs are one of the companies that they would love to see wiped away. So with that being said here is where it gets very funny and very weird.

I went to the DNC, full of democrats and news anchors. What I did was wear a shirt that highlighted Henley Ecigs. I made sure to position myself in front of as many cameras as I could. I ended up being on several stations and I thought things were going well. That is until I was asked by “security” to stop following the cameras. Apparently the democrats and the rest of the politicos did not like my message of safe vaping. Needless to say, I decided to make a scene. I peeled of my shirt, on live television, and revealed my message that was written on my chest and back. It simply said Free Ecig Users.

I don’t think I am ever allowed to return to the DNC. Since that time I have been harassed by the democrats and the rest of those mouth breathers. I care not. The message of the Henley Ecig user will continue to permeate the world and the media.

Understanding Democratic Politics

I must come clean and admit that I am not a registered democrat. I am also not associated with the Republican Party so feel that I have the ability to be transparent and forthcoming when I try and analyze the politics of the democrats. I am not a fan of republican tactics or politics and therefor I consider myself an equal opportunity hater. With that being said lets look at some of the issues that I see in the politics of the democrats.

Overall I do not think that the democrats hate the country or that they are the most evil people ever. I think that they have a good heart in a lot of areas but I do feel that their policies are a bit lacking. For many democrats they feel that the government needs to step in and make right the wrongs that they notice. The issue with this is that when helping one group with the power of the government you are forced to inflict pain on another group. The American political spectrum is a lot like a mathematical equation. What happens to one side of the equation must happen to the other side. The same can be said for politics.

I also see an issue with the reach of the government in to the wallet of the average citizen. While I do think that the upper 1% of the wage scale is vastly to high, I do not think it is possible, legal, or even ethical to try and remove their wealth for this reason. These are jus ta few of the issues that I see. There are many other issues such as trying to remove guns, fighting against voter ID laws, and even supporting the brutal killing of unborn babies. However this is a discussion for a different time.

The Vision Of The Democrats

I have been interested in the politics of our country for many, many years. Over that time I have developed some serious beliefs and some concrete values. I have an opinion on what is right and what is wrong for our country. Now, there was a time when I would have identified with the Republican Party. There was a time when I would look at the upcoming elections and would look to the Republican for the answers. However those times have come and gone. However that does not mean that I am a card-carrying member of the Democratic Party. I am proud to say that I am associated with neither of these parties. Instead, I am a member of the Independent Party. The reasons are numerous but allow me to explain something up front. There is very little difference between the 2 parties right now. There was a time when the Democrats were the liberals and the Republicans were the conservatives. This is no longer the case. Now days they are simply 2 sides of the same coin.

The vision of the Democrats is too so smother the American people with rules and regulations that they become mindless, thankless, Democrat voting, zombies. The real vision of the Democrat Party is to make more democrats. This can be accomplished through many different phases but the favorite is to use social engineering. This can be accomplished through welfare. The idea is to give people more and more stuff without expecting them to work for it. Think about it, the more money you give the more likely you are to stay in power. This is the real mission and this is going to be the downfall of the country itself.

Understanding Democrats and What They Believe

The very name of this political party is worth understanding. The United States is called a democracy and the Democrat Party sounds like they would be in favor of the democracy aspect. In reality the democrats are not interested in liberty or the republic. The democrats are just as bad as the republicans. The democrat party has a few things that need to be understood. First, they have a monopoly on the media.

This means that they are covered in a better light than the average politician. If you are a republican or anything else, then you will be portrayed in a poor light. Further, democrats are known for being liberal. Liberal simply means that they are more willing to go against the social norms. A great example of this is that they are in favor of spending more money on idiotic programs. They do not mind spending money we do not have. They are also in favor of things such as abortion.

Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum there are a few things that need to be understood. First, the government has no business making edicts and laws that impede on our liberty. It is ridiculous to think that a group of elected politicians understands the average person. The average politician is a multi-millionaire and they have not worked a real job in years. Democrats are by far the worst political party in the business and they are the ones to blame for the majority of the issues that we face as a country. The new healthcare law is all democrats. The poor economy is owned by the democrat president as well.

Things You Need to Know Prior to Installing a Boat Dock

If you own waterfront property, it’s in your best interest to have a pier installed, even if you don’t have a boat. Not only does the pier increase the value of your property, but it also increases the amount of pleasure you get from your proximity to the water. You will find that it’s the perfect place for all kinds of fun activities, including:

? jumping into the water

? sunbathing

? reading

? fishing

? socializing

Choosing the Best Lake Boat Dock

You want to look at the pier you’re going to have installed as an investment, which means you want to get something that’s good quality. Stay away from any deals that sound too good to be true. Take your time and shop around. You want to find a dock that’s in your budget, looks nice, and will provide you with decades worth of use. My favorite brand is http://www.wickcraft.com/Walkways.aspx.

Installing Your Boat Dock

The installation process for you dock or marine track will depend on the type of water you have. Installing a dock in the ocean or a river with a strong current is a great deal different than having one installed in a peaceful lake or pond. Another thing that needs to be considered is the type of weather the dock will be exposed to and how much ice the area gets during the winter.

You don’t want to try installing the dock by yourself. Make arrangements for the pier to be installed by a professional. Not only do they have more experience than you, they also have the equipment needed to do the job quickly. When you’re booking an appointment to have the dock installed, you will want to to make sure the ground is dry so the heavy equipment doesn’t leave all kinds of ruts in your yard.

Keep the Pier Safe

Once the boat dock has been installed, you have to be responsible and keep the area safe. If you have a boat, make sure it’s always securely attached to dock. Keep the surface of the peir free of clutter, which lowers the chance of someone tripping and getting hurt. Always keep safety equipment on hand and in good repair. Whenever someone comes to visit, show them where the safety equipment is located and explain how to use it. Lights will make it possible for you to safely use the pier at night.

Maintaining the Pier

Since you purchased a top quality pier, the amount of maintenance work it needs should be minimal, but that doesn’t mean you won’t need to put forth any effort. Every few weeks you need to inspect every aspect of the dock and make sure it is stable, nothing is bent or broken, and that all the safety equipment is in perfect shape. As soon as you notice a problem starting, you need to make arrangements to have it fixed. Enjoy your new boat dock and life on the water!

A School Project for Government Class

Like every good parent, I try to help my children as best as I can with their homework. When they were younger it was easy because thankfully I am pretty good at third grade math. But as they get older it is getting harder and harder to help and not learn some new information at the same time. Currently, I have a daughter who is in high school and is taking a government class. I remember taking government in high school, but I don’t really remember what we learned in the class. So my daughter comes home today and tells me that she needs to do a project involving a pretend election in which she is the democratic candidate.

Each student was assigned a party and they need to do a presentation on the benefits of their party and why they are the best candidate for the pretend political position. I have never been very interested in politics and to tell you the truth, I don’t think I ever will. But I do want my child to do well in her class and learn as much as she can about the different political parties so that when she is able to vote she can make an informed decision and learn more about the candidates representing each party. Maybe she will be like me and not have a particular party that she most identifies with or maybe she will decide that the democrats are the ones that she will side with on most issues. Whatever her choice, I am glad that she is interested in politics at such young age.

Guess Who’s Running for Office?

If you guessed me, you would be wrong, but if you guessed my husband then you would be correct. For many years he has been talking about running for a local government position but wasn’t sure what party he would be affiliated with when campaigning. Our family has never really gone to one side or the other and always gone with the candidates that most closely resemble our beliefs. Sometimes that has meant voting mostly for republican candidates and other years we have leaned more toward the democratic choice.

But now that my husband has decided that we would like a chance to be a part of our local government he is choosing to run as a democrat. Though there are many reasons for this choice, the big one is that the current seat holder is a republican and my husband wants to do all that he can to make sure that this man doesn’t retain his political position in our city. We made sure to give it a lot of thought because once he identifies himself as a democrat he will always have that label attached to his political career.

Hopefully he will win this election and this will be just the first of many political positions for him. I am so glad that he has found something that he can really enjoy and I hope that others see that he is a much better fit for this particular political position than the current seat holder. I am excited about the prospect of having my husband run as the democratic candidate.

Explaining Politics to Children

So my son came to me the other day and wanted to know about politics. He is only five years old, so I know that he wouldn’t understand all there is to know about politics. Though I like to think that I am pretty knowledgeable when it comes to this topic, even I don’t understand how things work at times. As a family, we tend to lean towards the democratic side of things. In most of the past local elections as well as the most recent presidential election we have voted for the democratic candidates. But since my son is still young, I want to make sure that I inform him that there are many different choices of political parties.

Of course since he is still so young, there is a lot to be said for keeping it simple. I don’t think he would yet be able to understand many of the differences between the parties, especially since the divide seems to be getting smaller and smaller all the time. I think what might be the best choice is to just let him know that when there is an election, we often have more than one choice of who we want to take the job. Then once someone is elected, they have the job of making rules or changing how the government works. Maybe I can find a book or something to help me to explain this. Or I could do what I do when he is asking questions I don’t want to answer, which is to distract him with ice cream!

The Big Election is Coming Up

If you have turned your television on at all lately, you have likely seen media coverage of the upcoming election. Not only are all of the news stations reporting on the candidates, but you can also see both parties doing their part during the commercial breaks as well. I don’t know about you, but I am getting sick and tired of all of the negative ads from both sides of the campaign. While one side is reporting negative stories about the democrats, the democratic candidates are doing the same thing right back. I would like to say that it makes me not want to vote at all, but I just can’t.

It is important that I make sure that my voice is heard on election night no matter who I choose for this important political position. My friends are all trying to convince me that I need to cast my vote for the democratic candidate, but I am still undecided. Though I understand why some people cast a straight vote in an election, I am not the kind of person to do such a thing. I think each vote must be based on the person and not the party that they identify with at that particular time. One thing that I will be looking for to after I cast my vote is the political ads ending. It would be nice to turn on the television and not see one campaign ad after campaign ad during the commercial breaks of my favorite shows.

He Did It!

Well it seems like it took a long time but the day is finally here. The election is over and my guy won! Well, not my guy, but the democratic candidate that I voted for actually won. I wasn’t sure that it would happen but apparently there are many other people that feel the same way that I do and want him to take over for this important political position. Perhaps they agree with me on many different issues or maybe just one of the issues like gay marriage. I am very excited about having a leader from the Democratic Party that believes that everyone should be able to get married no matter who they choose to have as a partner.

But that is just one of the issues that I have considered when choosing between the democratic candidate and the other contenders for this office. I also really like him because of who he is as a person. Though I doubt I would ever vote for someone from a different political party, it could happen if I really believed that they were the better person for the job. But in this case I am glad that I voted the way I did and that the person that I wanted to win actually won this time. I am very excited about what the future holds and am sure that the man I voted for will follow through with his campaign promises. Some people may be scared about this change but in the end it is the best choice for everyone.