Tag Archives: Republican Party

So, the GOP is rethinking how it can appeal to a wider range of voters…

…and Mark Slackmeyer asks how it’s going: thanks, Doonesbury and GoComics.com. About these ads

About these ads
Posted in Funny, Intellectual Dishonesty, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The only “real” reality show is just too depressing to watch

Americans today “are turned off and tuned out of the sequestration mess in Washington. To a person, they are sick of the antics of those to whom they have entrusted enormous power.”  So begins David Gergen in his column today, … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, History, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Time to take the long view

In less than a day we’ll either know which candidate has won the election for president or we’ll be standing by at the starting gate to cheer the lawyers as they rush for the courthouse to file suits protesting the … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, History, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

For me, there’s really only one choice

Four nights of debates, finally over; I slouched in my comfy recliner with a determination to listen to what was said rather than make clever refutations or point out logical missteps (I was mostly successful) because I wanted to hear … Continue reading

Posted in American Values, Elections, Intellectual Dishonesty, Patriots, Politics, Religion, Tolerance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“American Taliban”

From time to time I find something I think is worth recommending that other people check out; I found such a thing last week. This is about politics; this is about the people I’ve accused of hijacking the Republican Party … Continue reading

Posted in Admirable Writing, American Values, Civil Rights, Effective Communication, Elections, Intellectual Dishonesty, Justice, Media Criticism, Patriots, Politics, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments