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2014 Aftermath: Who Really Won

November 5, 2014

The election results from the 2014  midterm election are coming in, but the outcome is already a fait accompli:  the GOP has retained the House of Representatives, won 24 of 36 gubernatorial elections, and took the Senate by at least two votes [as of this moment some these numbers are in flux as a few [...]

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That Old Third Party Buzz

March 13, 2012

On my way home from work tonight, I caught a bit of Hannity on the radio where he, Doug Schoen, and Ed Rollins spoke about the potential for a third party run, possibly by Jon Huntsman (who mentioned that potential and apparently got disinvited from the RNC).  The two Republicans thought a third party would [...]

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A New Republican “Pledge to America”

September 22, 2010

Tomorrow, the Republican Party will release a 21-page “Pledge to America” outlining what they would do differently if the public were to elect Republican Congressional majorities in just under 6 weeks.  Check out the above link for the full text.  Some highlights can be found here as well. The “Pledge” isn’t simply a rip-off of [...]

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Liberal/Progressives: Obama’s Not Doing Enough

July 12, 2010

Here’s a piece from the Politico which is highly revealing.  It describes the reasons why the liberal/progressives among are upset at the Obama Nation, in their own words.  Some libs are even experiencing “despair,” which is funny because the Democrats have had more institutional power over the last 18 months than at any time since [...]

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Obama: “National Standard” on Immigration Needed

July 1, 2010

At the risk of potentially overloading our system with a million priorities, Dear Leader has decided that it’s time to take on yet another issue!  Comprehensive immigration reform, of course. Obama has the same modus operandi for every issue:  declare a crisis exists, offer a vague proposal, instantly demonize the opposition, push it through a [...]

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Criminalizing Politics is a Dangerous Idea

April 21, 2009

We are traveling down a very dangerous road.  President Obama has indicated that actions taken during a time of grave crisis in our nation’s history are up for selective legal prosecution.  The dangerous precedent would be this — criminalizing the decisions of one administration once another party assumes control.  Think of our history to this point:  Jefferson did [...]

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Pulpit Freedom Sunday Sparks an Old Controversy

September 29, 2008

Yesterday was “Pulpit Freedom Sunday:” a time when 32 pastors across 22 states decided to test the separation between church and state against the IRS and judicial interpretation that certain speech is political, and thereby if spoken forom the pulpit would risk the tax-exempt status of the church in question.  The Alliance Defense Fund want to get the [...]

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She Has No Need for “Poverty Czar”

April 5, 2008

She Who Must Not Be Named and her “husband” Bill clocked in a cool $109 million since Bill left office.  Not bad for the champion of the working class and poor now that John Edwards has left he race!  This information, predictably document-dumped on a Friday afternoon so no one will notice, comes on the [...]

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