Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Kicking The Roads To The Ashcan

American governmental units, particularly the Congress, are often legitimately criticized for kicking the can down the road.  Rather than take the often politically risky but prudent move of address a problem head on; after much debate, handwringing and sanctimonious rhetoric … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Pamela Geller

If you ever wondered where many of those totally nutty right wing anti-Muslim stories start today’s post will provide one of the most frequent answers.  Many of them are the fabrications of Pamela Geller. 

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My biggest political pet peeve is people not voting.  Probably the most frequent reason they cite is, “All politicians are the same.”  Nothing could be further from the truth!

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A Conservative Case For Incresing The Minimum Wage

At the risk of an oxymoron, sometimes I try to think like the modern day Americans who call themselves conservatives, but really aren’t.  True conservatism is a legitimate political and economic philosophy; albeit one I often disagree with.  Most of … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Kevin Yoder

After reading the title of this posting I’m betting the word that came to most readers’ minds was: “Who”.  Kevin Yoder is the Republican Representative from Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District.  Yoder was elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010 … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Paul Ryan

Woody Allen said, “80% of life is showing up.”  The percentage varies depending on which source you accept, but the concept is what is important.  To put it in baseball terms, you can’t get a hit without first steeping in … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Mike Pence

If you have been following this series you already know the three questions.  Today I’m taking a look at Indiana Governor Mike Pence.  I really don’t think he will run and I sincerely doubt he could win the nomination if … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Rob Portman

When evaluating Presidential contenders there are always three questions to be answered: Will they run? Can they win? And what about the Veep slot?  Today we look at Ohio Senator Rob Portman and he has already answered the first two … Continue reading

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Bad News Sells

Twice in as many weeks Paul Krugman proved his brilliance in the New York Times.  Friday’s online edition featured his op-ed entitled, Secret Deficit Lovers.  The opening line, “What if they balanced the budget and nobody knew or cared?” provoked … Continue reading

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