Tag Archives: Jon Kyl

Too Liberal McCain?

It’s not every day that I get to say nice things about conservative Republicans and January hasn’t passed yet.  Maybe 2014 will be a good year politically after all.  The main person I want to speak well of is Arizona … Continue reading

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Unfathomable Stupidity

There is only the slightest hyperbole in the following statement: Democrats should just let the Republicans keep talking; the job of self-incrimination they are doing far exceeds anything the Democrats could say to lessen the chances of a Republican victory … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Republican Outrage

It seems I spend most of my time writing negative articles.  Perhaps that is why I enjoy endorsements so much; they are a change of pace.  I will make a promise to the Republicans, stop doing stupid, radical and dangerous … Continue reading

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You Are What You Eat

I can’t help but speculate as to who is more harmful to America; the cowardly alleged leadership in the House Republican caucus or the mostly unqualified and incompetent freshman who are manipulating it.  The House Republican Caucus met for some … Continue reading

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Obama – Back To The Future

A few months ago I had the opportunity to have a casual chat with a small group of Teamsters.  I made the statements that about a hundred years ago we all would have probably been Republicans.  That remark was met … Continue reading

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Congressional Extensions

December is extensions month in the 112th Congress.  The two major issues that it appears they will address are the extensions of the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits.  Outcomes are less certain than many would lead you to believe.  … Continue reading

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112th Turkey

With six days left until the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction is due to present its report to Congress it is a fair time to revisit my speculation.  My concerns and predictions remain substantially unchanged from my August 13, … Continue reading

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Not So Super Committee

With Thursday’s announcement of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s picks the so-called Super Committee is complete.  As part of the debt ceiling deal each leader in Congress got to name three people from their caucus to a committee that is … Continue reading

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Let Them Keep Walking

Thursday Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, (VA-7), walked out of the financial talks led by Vice President Joe Biden.  He was quickly followed by Republican Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl of Arizona.  My advice to the Democrats is to … Continue reading

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A Gift From Harry

Progressives have long been complaining that the Democrats fail to press their advantages and give too much away.  In what was mainly a symbolic vote on Wednesday in the Senate, Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada forced Republicans to take … Continue reading

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