Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

A Terrorist In Conservative Clothing

Tuesday night I watched the second Hagan-Tillis debate.  Much like the first it was substantially a disappointment.  It was mostly a replay of the commercials and mailers that have dominated communications in North Carolina the past few weeks.  Late in … Continue reading

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Voodoo Economics Is A Zombie Lie

Unlike most males I’m not a big fan of horror movies.  The idea of fictional creatures and a lot of gratuitous blood and gore simply never was my idea of what two hours of entertainment should be.  The Republican economic … Continue reading

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It’s Too Confusing; The Hell With It

It’s somewhat difficult to tell just where the Republican voter suppression effort really started, but it has morphed into something that resembles what the Southern Democrats, (who all became Republicans), did back in the Jim Crow Era.  These tactics and … Continue reading

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Blame The Victims

The Republicans are at it again; or should I say still?  They are blaming the victims with a subtle touch of implied racism thrown in.

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Still A Player

The other shoe finally fell.  On June 10th then House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was upset in the Virginia Republican Primary contest for his House seat.  A few days later, that was followed by an announcement that he would be … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Paying The Ransom

In the aftermath of the execution of journalist James Foley by ISIS earlier this week the debate over the wisdom of negotiating with terrorists has been rekindled.  I have a definite opinion on that topic and it’s not the one … Continue reading

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Rand Runs Like A Republican

About a year ago a friend, whose political opinions I respect, suggested that Rand Paul would be the 2016 Republican Presidential candidate.  While we both acknowledged it was too early to predict with any degree of certainty, I felt Chris … Continue reading

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Corporate Personhood Should Equal Personal Responsibility

Two recent Supreme Court ruling, (Citizens United and Hobby Lobby), appear to reinforce the concept of corporate personhood.  (Which brings to mind an interesting set of questions: Is a corporation “conceived” when one of its founders thinks about forming it?  … Continue reading

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Rambling For A Holiday Weekend

It’s going to be one of those rare rambling days for me.  There have been a few thoughts on my mind that I need to get out and none of them are fodder for a complete article.  If you were … Continue reading

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Here’s Why

One of the questions, that on the surface appears to be perplexing, about the Republicans is that if they really hate government so much, why do they want to control it.  In his first inaugural address Ronald Reagan stated, “Government … Continue reading

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