Category Archives: Tea Party Republicans

Re-writing history

You know your day is off to an ugly start when among the first things you are confronted with is a photo of Rep. John Carter bloviating from behind a microphone, moaning that our socialistic president was going to issue … Continue reading

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GASP! He said it out loud!

The only difference between Florida Republican Jim Greer and a whole passel of Texas Republicans is that he said out loud what they have been incredibly careful NOT to say (and he’s feeling some guilt over it): Voter ID laws … Continue reading

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According to the Right, you’re wrong

Progressives and liberals and Democrats didn’t much care for it back at the turn of the Millennium, when George Bush was anointed president despite handily losing the popular vote. Those were the heady days of hanging chads, frenetic recounts under … Continue reading

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What’s not to like? Oh, the ‘Obama’ part …

One of the top killers of men over the age of 50 is colorectal cancer. It is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined. If you catch it early, … Continue reading

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Let’s call it what is really is: a Freeloader’s Tax

Republicans and Tea Partiers are real good at sticking with the Big Lie, especially where it concerns anything that has to do with our president and ObamaCare. You’ve heard the lies and misdirection: from the concept of “death panels” to … Continue reading

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Voter ID: Ensuring a Repubican majority

Tea Party Republicans are deft at taking an issue and twisting the argument in such a fashion that “reasonable” people might be excused for wondering why Democrats hold the beliefs and values they do. For instance, Republicans frame the voter … Continue reading

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This just in from the Taliban Wing of the GOP …

My advisors tell me that I ought to keep this blog focused on local politics but the national events at the end of last week raised my ire. A friend asked why the Democrats were suddenly “afraid” of Rick Santorum. … Continue reading

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