While there is much discussion and concern (rightfully so) over economic issues, it is not disputed that the GOP lost last year’s election, in part, because of social issues. Many on the right have been slamming the GOP for not paying close enough attention to the social issues. Twenty years ago there was a wide… Continue reading
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Right Wing wants to Believe Lies
I realize I might take grief for this from many friends for what I am about to say, as many of my good friends tend to lean right. I can’t stand ignorance. I realize ignorance abounds on both sides of the aisle but I see it more on the right. People want to believe the… Continue reading
President Obama isn’t that Liberal
Contrary to popular belief (read: Fox News), President Obama isn’t all that liberal. In fact, he’s most aligned with former Senator, and great man, Tom Daschle. Why does President Obama seem so liberal? Well, to those that think, he doesn’t. But, to others, he seems so liberal because the right wing has become so radically… Continue reading
Geithner says Tax Rates must go Up
Secretary Geithner made the rounds on the Sunday morning shows attempting to rally support for President Obama’s plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. This plan includes, among other things, increasing taxes and reducing President Bush’s tax cuts on those making more than $250,000 per year. Here’s what Secretary Geithner said on CNN’s State of the… Continue reading
Ben Stein: Taxes are too low!
Conservative Economist Ben Stein appeared on Fox News yesterday and said something which made him fear for his life: “I hate to say this on Fox, I hope I’ll be allowed to leave here alive. But, I don’t think there’s any way we can cut spending enough to make a meaningful difference. We’re going to… Continue reading
Do We Still Need the Electoral College?
This question has been posed for quite some time and roars its head during close elections and when a President loses the popular vote but still wins the Electoral College. This is an in depth discussion that could fill (and has filled) entire books. Let’s just look to see what the original intent was, why… Continue reading
Better Off Today?
Are you better off today than you were four years ago? You don’t need to answer for yourself; the Republicans will go ahead and answer for you: no, you’re not better off today. But, how can that be? Four years ago, weren’t we losing 800,000 jobs per month? Why, yes, we were and we were… Continue reading