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[26 Nov 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Bachmann Thrown Under Bus by  Conservative Group

In the world of Republican politics, there is no lack of conservative groups and media personalities  dedicated to enforcing “party doctrine”, and to controlling the purity of conservative thought.  Any Republican who is aspiring to win a seat in Congress knows full well that his/her every word and phrase will be parsed by the “Dr. Goebbels” of Republican Party purity, Rush Limbaugh.  Woe be to any candidate that strays from the ultra right-wing talking points, or dares to venture into the impure, mongrel and misguided realm of political compromise with …

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[4 Sep 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
GOP Polls Show That Mitt Romney is “Toast”

There is nothing quite as amusing as watching the Republicans “eat their own young” in public .  After all, it was only a few weeks ago that ex-governor Mitt Romney was leading in his Party’s polls, well ahead of the ultra-conservative Tea Party wackos, such as Bachmann,  Santorum, Gingrich and Cain.  At that time, it seemed as if the Republican Party had begun to come to it’s senses and was inclined to support a presidential candidate who actually stood a chance of winning over some Democrats and independent voters.  Romney’s  great …

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[18 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Save the EPA, and Ditch the Republicans

There are times when it seems like the Republican Party is going out of it’s way to come up with  presidential candidates who take positions  that are completely contrary to basic American values, and totally extreme in their political orientation.   One of the  recent targets of the right-wingers is the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA.  As a child growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the 1960′s, I can attest to what it was like to live in an industrial area prior to the formation of the EPA.  The steel mills …

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