Category Archives: Tea Party

The Balkanization of the Republican Party

The “sick man” of American politics, the Republican Party, has finally begun to show us just how messed up it really is.  Here’s my assessment of where they are in the 2012 election campaign, with separate observations for each branch of … Continue reading

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10 Big Lies Republicans Tell

The American Republican Party has taken “The Big Lie” as a political concept to new heights of mendacity.  Adolph Hitler defined the political stratagem of “The Big Lie” in Mein Kampf: “…in the big lie there is always a certain … Continue reading

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Myth of Job Creation by Lower Taxes

Republican dogma is that lower taxes create jobs.  Wrong!  Job creation statistics do not support their claim. Job creation under George W. Bush’s administration, when Republican tax cuts were pushed heavily, created only 1.1 million new jobs.  His dismal net … Continue reading

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One Lucky Gun Owner

The legal gun owner in Tucson was indeed extremely lucky! He left his weapon in its holster, and thereby avoided two potentially tragic mistakes. If he had started firing, what would have happened? Would you do the right thing in such an event? It seems to me that it would be too easy to believe that it is useful to draw your weapon. But that might be the last thing you ever do.
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The American Way

Election Day is less than one month away! It is important for Americans, regardless of political persuasion, to debate the issues and make their *real* opinion known on Election Day. That is the *only* poll that counts. That is the truth teller.
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