Tag Archives: Paul LePage

A Dozen That Need To Go

There are currently 18 states that have rejected the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare and have no alternate plans.  Indiana, Tennessee and Virginia are not included in the 18 because they are exploring other options.  In Tennessee’s case I’m being very … Continue reading

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The Nut Job

My wife and I took our youngest granddaughter to the movies on Saturday.  She is four and it was her choice.  We went to see The Nut Job.  I thought: Oh good, a comedy about Texas Tea Party/ Republican Congressman … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Nathan Deal

Several Governors are not acting in the best interest of the vast majority of their state’s citizens.  Many of their misdeeds have been cited here and more than one is a denizen of Harry’s Hell.  Today we highlight the sins … Continue reading

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A Largely Ignored Battlefield (By The Left)

One of the reasons for the Republican Party’s success is that they pay attention to races and positions that Democrats tend to ignore.  This takes many forms and I would like to briefly explore one of them today – the … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Duncan D. Hunter

Preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons is a legitimate goal of most American politicians at the federal level.  Like most other things, there is certainly room for debate as to how to go about achieving that goal.  California Representative Duncan … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Brenda Barton

Some people just can’t labor in relative obscurity.  Some can’t admit a mistake and move on, in fact they double down.  Combine the two and you have Brenda Barton, Republican State Representative from Arizona’s Sixth District. 

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The Rat Pack Conference

We are in the midst of March Madness and the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship tournament has taken over a good part of Americans’ attention.  We spend considerable parts of weekends glued to television sets passionately involved in the fortunes of … Continue reading

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W III

The more the Republican presidential race unfolds one striking set of observations continue to haunt me.  Despite his name never being uttered, the leading candidates seem to be advocating a third George W. Bush term.  They are in complete denial … Continue reading

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Rat Pack Route

In 2012 you will hear a lot about the number 270.  In American politics it will be the most important number of the year.  It is the number of electoral votes needed to win the presidency.  As we all get … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Newt Gingrich

If I play the word association game in my head with the name Newt Gingrich the first word always refers to a part of the anatomy that begins with the letter a, politely it is anus – my mind is … Continue reading

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