Third Party 2.0 – Will Fiscal Conservatives Dump The Tea and the GOP?
UPDATED – Fiscal Conservatives. They’re the lost tribe of American politics, wandering the political desert for the GOP’s 40 year descent into extremist Tea Party Libertarianism. A recent NBC News/Wall Street … Continue reading
The Problem isn’t the Fiscal Cliffs, It’s the Lemmings Running
If you don’t buy a toaster by January 17, you will die. Sounds stupid, doesn’t it? Yet it is no more ridiculous threat than the equally fictitious “fiscal cliff.” … Continue reading
A State of the Union, Without Rebuttal
Democrats have a few whopping-bad ideas that we inject from time-to-time into the political system. One of them, the “response” to the State of the Union address, initiated under King … Continue reading
In the Shadow of the Tea Party Revolt: Where are the Jobs, Jobs Jobs?
We are just two months away from the anniversary of the mid-term election of 2010, the oft-celebrated “Tea Party Revolt” by the Right. Tea Party Republicans swept into the 2010 … Continue reading
The Power of the Big Lie for the GOP
Last night, the first Republican Presidential primary debate for the 2012 election was awash with all kinds of interesting factoids that were dead-bang wrong. Illusions. Myths. Mendacities. Lies. They project … Continue reading
No V for Victory
I’m going through the airport. My shoes are off. My liquids are in an approved ziplock bag. They’re all less than two ounces. Much of the divide in the politics … Continue reading
Mr. Obama, Our Grown-Up-In-Chief
The moniker “No Drama Obama” has long-since evaporated from the political dialogue, but that maturity and statesmanship that brought an end to a generation of political drama queens, from Reagan … Continue reading
Bippity Boppity Barack
Disappointed and disaffected Democrats believe that the President of the United States should be a cross between the fairy godmother of Cinderella, and Bruce Willis from the Die Hard pictures.
Will the Ghost of Richard Nixon Haunt the Obama White House?
No matter how far out you go into modern political history from 1972, the ghost of Richard Mihous Nixon, and his administration, follows U.S. presidents. In Frost/Nixon, Frank Langella gives a … Continue reading