Category: The Republicans

February 12, 2013


Filed under: Politics In General,The Republicans - 12 Feb 2013

Do we really learn more from our mistakes than our successes?

If we do, then Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett should be a virtual font of learning about now. Not to put too fine a point on it, but the governor has …

February 7, 2013

Rubio Wrong on Immigration

Filed under: Immigration,The Republicans - 07 Feb 2013

Republicans never learn. We keep falling, like Charlie Brown trying to kick the football, for the amnesty trick. It attacks the GOP on two fronts. The first is that illegal’s are already here, they aren’t going anywhere, so we might …

February 5, 2013

What the Republicans shouldn’t do

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 05 Feb 2013

With yet another stinging presidential defeat barely in the rear view mirror, pundits are making dangerous and inadvisable suggestions about the future of the Republican Party. They are suggesting that if Republicans want to win elections, they will have to …

February 3, 2013

Two Wrongs ≠ A Right

Filed under: The Republicans - 03 Feb 2013

It pains me to criticize Republicans acting aggressively on their own behalf, because lately it’s been rare. Sometimes it appears national GOP leadership would be content to emulate the panda and sit contentedly munching bamboo shoots in a special preserve …

January 31, 2013

The Lesson in the Betrayal of Sarah Palin

Filed under: In The News,Politics In General,The Republicans - 31 Jan 2013

Rush Limbaugh on his radio show discussed an article which stated that there is no respected voice in the national arena articulating Conservatism.

Such an advocate for Conservatism is crucial to reversing the direction of America as Obama drives us …

January 12, 2013

Republicans are the Walking Dead, They Just Don’t Know it

Filed under: The Republicans - 12 Jan 2013

I like to think that I see things with a clear eye, but I’ll admit that it’s possible that I’m being overly pessimistic. But I don’t see much hope for the GOP in the future. Note that I didn’t say …

January 10, 2013

House Republicans Have More Than Two Options

Filed under: Politics In General,The Republicans - 10 Jan 2013

There were a few anxious moments in the White House last night and early Thursday morning. For a brief moment it looked liked John Boehner’s re–election as Speaker might be in trouble. This would have been a disaster for the …

December 30, 2012

Are Democrats Smarter Than Republicans

The Headlines say it all “Boehner offers debt-ceiling increase in cliff compromise” or “Boehner Reported to Offer Millionaire Tax Rate Increase.” Yet behind the headlines the meat of the stories shows House Speaker Boehner once again folding like a …

December 23, 2012

Conservatives Rationalize as America Circles the Drain

It’s often hard to accept the truth, especially when that truth is scary, when reality seems to offer you no solutions, only poison from which to pick.

It’s as with a man I once knew who insisted it couldn’t be proven …

December 18, 2012

Tax policy and the ‘fiscal cliff’

There has been controversy among those interested in economics as to which tax policies have been more beneficial to the economy: Those supported by past presidents such as Reagan and George W. Bush, or the type supported by Obama. Many …

December 11, 2012

Lemmings Over the Fiscal Cliff

No matter what happens with the fiscal cliff negotiations the GOP is going to take the blame. If nothing happens and taxes go up and non discretionary spending is slashed it will be the Republicans fault, not the ideological rigidity …

December 9, 2012

What Went Wrong with the 2012 Election Part 3?

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 09 Dec 2012

In a nutshell the Republicans were too left brain sided in their thinking. When the voters hear words like deficit, fiscal cliff and balanced budget, it goes right over their heads.

Now in all fairness when Clinton was running and …

December 8, 2012

Let Obama Leap the Fiscal Cliff Alone

A recent editorial cartoon summarizes the political situation surrounding fiscal cliff negotiations. Two men are poised to fall down a steep incline. The one holding a newspaper that reads ‘tax cuts’ says, “They say the fiscal cliff is more like …

December 7, 2012

Change the narrative if Republicans ever want to win an election again

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 07 Dec 2012

Republicans have lost their way in the political arena, out-marketed by Democrats who better understand what sells to the American voter. Democrat’s key to success was to divide the country loosely into a collective of voting blocks and target …

November 18, 2012

Republicans Advocate Surrender After Defeat

Filed under: Elections & Voting,The Republicans - 18 Nov 2012

Evidently Romney campaign consultants were paying way too much attention to Michelle Obama’s War on Cafeteria Lunch Ladies. Consequently, when her husband offered a campaign built around Bread & Circuses; they countered with healthy eating and free–range elephants.

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