Proving that sober self-reflection after losing an election is like Kryptonite to the Republican Party, our old friend Mitt Romney’s senior campaign adviser Stuart Stevens penned an interesting op-ed in the Washington Post. Apparently, the Republicans won the election, sort of. Keeping… Read More ›
Month: November 2012
What does ending the war mean?
There’s been a lot of talk of accelerating the timeline to get out of Afghanistan. Even conservatives are openly talking about it. I started thinking about what ending the war actually means. We don’t really have much history in terms of… Read More ›
The Last Romney Post Ever
It costs people nothing to be magnanimous, but it’s so seldom done. Especially in politics. I’ve written volumes about Romney and his campaign. Most of it bad. So it was somewhat shocking when his concession speech was so un-Romney-like. I… Read More ›
These f*cking racists!
These fucking racists! Let me just say that I try to avoid talking about this stuff. I really do. I really don’t want to be the Bla-tino always bringing up the whole race relations thing. But these people are making it… Read More ›
Bull Moose Inc.
If anyone has ever wondered what’s with the picture of Teddy Roosevelt on the banner at the top of the page, here’s why. Don’t let the glasses fool you, TR was an awesome and bad-ass politician. How much of a… Read More ›
Not content to fade into obscurity after his failed presidential run, or being a general in the Conservative war against health care, Rick Perry is now advocating drug testing recipients of public assistance and unemployment insurance. We should not be… Read More ›
The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case on the constitutionality of portions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Voting Rights Act was put into place because several places in the US (mostly the deep South) made… Read More ›
The Conservative War Against Health Care
One of the great things that Obamacare does (and there are many) is ensuring that more people are covered. One of the ways it does that is through the extension of the Medicaid Program. Unless of course you’re a conservative… Read More ›
What’s next for Republicans?
Yesterday I was talking to a good friend of mine and he was hopeful that with this electoral defeat, the Republicans would be people that he could respectfully disagree with, rather than cower in fear from. I didn’t think so at the time. … Read More ›
It’s a couple of days after the harrowing election of 2012. So let’s take a look at my prediction for the race and compare that to the actual results. I predicted an electoral win for the President of with Obama -299,… Read More ›
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