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June 30, 2016

New Koch? Don’t believe it.

Imagine you are a battered woman whose abusive husband shows up one evening with a dozen roses and a box of Godiva chocolates. Smiling and cooing, he announces he’s made reservations at your favorite nouveau cuisine café. After years of torment, you’d be justifiably suspicious. So it is that any […]
May 6, 2016

Paul Ryan & The Donald: Coming to Terms?

So much is happening so fast in this extraordinary political year that millions of Americans are having trouble keeping up. That apparently includes some news media people, who clearly do not understand what is really going on at this point with GOP leaders like Paul Ryan, who have not (so […]
February 22, 2012

Some of the Differences between Republicans & Democrats (As Republicans See it)

In our continuing effort to help people understand Republicans and what they believe, this brief post offers a few examples of how Republicans perceive certain political behaviors depending on whether they are displayed by Republicans or Democrats. When Republicans refuse to compromise, they’re being principled and protecting Very Important American […]
October 9, 2010

Class Warfare? It sure is.

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June 12, 2010

Conservative Backlash Deja Vu

There is a classic executive desk toy that has amused many a manager by demonstrating the Newtonian principle that “For every action, there is an equal but opposite reaction.” Five chrome balls are suspended on a wood frame. If one on the left or right is dropped, one on the […]
May 2, 2010

The GOP Comeback?

When I first registered to vote, I registered Republican for three reasons. They were: the Democratic Party in the South, including Florida, was largely racist, led by right-wing extremists like George Wallace the GOP was fiscally conservative and socially liberal, led by intelligent moderates like Barry Goldwater, Everett Dirksen and […]
January 9, 2010

The Future of the Tea Party Movement

Will the Tea Party party on or will it turn into the Tea Party Party? We’ll know more after their convention next month in Nashville, an ironic but suitable choice for such a conclave, but all breathless anticipation aside, and despite the efforts of at least one enterprising Florida pol […]