Category Archives: Republican

Take updated presidential poll; tell us what you think of Bachmann and others

Right after the 2010 mid-term election blow-out by the the Republicans, I started the presidential primary poll to the right, to begin to get a sense of how the early horserace was shaping up.  Lots has changed since then and today … Continue reading

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Weighing Newt’s great presidential adventure

So Newt Gingrich has announced that he will be a candidate for president of the United States in 2012. In my view that is very good news for a Republican field that is anemic–candidates that have no hope, have no … Continue reading

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Donald Trump leads new poll. What do you think of him? Vote here now.

The day after the Republican spanking of Congressional Democrats in November 2010, I started a poll on the right rail of this Blog on potential Republicans for president.  Folks have been adding their votes from time to time, with the … Continue reading

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The Collapse of Principle: Opinions on TSA Invading Your Personal Space

If you’ve stopped to think about it, doesn’t it seem odd that the angst over TSA’s scans and pat-downs have come frequently from conservative Republicans, and justification of the actions have come from the Administration’s liberal Democrat defenders on national … Continue reading

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Evangelical resurgence key part of 2010 midterm wildfire

Interesting, wasn’t it, that during the run-up to the midterm election we saw Tea Partiers bellowing from behind their placards rather than Jerry Falwell raging from the pulpit. We heard Sarah Palin’s warnings rather than D. James Kennedy’s jeremiads, or … Continue reading

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New Mandate in Election 2010: To Obama’s “hope,” electorate says “nope”

Even the blizzard of numbers and results on the morning-after are overwhelmed on post-election morning 2010 by the expected-yet-stunning reversal of fortune for Democrats almost everywhere in the country and the realization that the deeper you dig the redder the … Continue reading

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Donkey trouble

In a truly amazing two-year shift of political sentiments throughout the nation, the Democratic party is about to plummet from the heights of its 2008 conquest–with pollsters agreeing that voters will punish the party with all of the reigns of … Continue reading

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Bush’s Turn: Now More Popular Than Obama, “W” Offers Counterpoints After Two Years as a Punching Bag

A presidential memoir from George W. Bush that will be released November 9 (note to my Christmas list) will arrive in a political environment very different than the one that saw him leave Washington two years ago.  In a poll … Continue reading

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Interesting when stereotypes are shredded: Gay conservatives campaign against Barney Frank, House Democrats

You’ve got to love this. A political group of gay conservatives will begin airing ads against a handful of Democratic candidates on Monday, including a spot against openly gay congressman Barney Frank of Massachusetts. In a statement, GOProud declares that … Continue reading

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More than words: very funny political cartoons of 2010–Obama hope, BP pelican, tea party, Halloween economics, Al Gore dating, Democrats at Little Big Horn

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