Category: The Republican Minority

Hey Republican Drama Queens, Put a Sock in It

Hey Republican Drama Queens, Put a Sock in It

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Reply

Here I am on a chilly but pretty Saturday morning, catching up on the morning news and minding my own business, when some state Republican official, of whom I’ve never heard, said something unbelievably stupid about rape. Another day, another Republican making an ill-advised comment about rape. Celeste Greig, the head of the largest GOP […]

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A Graceful Loser is Still a Loser, Republicans.

A Graceful Loser is Still a Loser, Republicans.

| February 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

I swear there are days when I don’t understand Republicans, usually days that end in “y”. Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Jack Lew as Secretary of the Treasury. Lew is, from my view in the cheap seats, not at all suitable for the office. As President Obama’s director of the Office of Budget and Management and […]

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#LowInformationVoterThoughts: A Hashtag Game that Helps the Left

#LowInformationVoterThoughts: A Hashtag Game that Helps the Left

| January 7, 2013 | Reply

The term “low-information voter” has been around politics for a couple decades. I believe I first heard it in the mid-1990s from Democrats who couldn’t figure out why voters would put Republicans in office when clearly (to them) Democratic economic policies were in their best interests. Thomas Frank wrote What’s the Matter with Kansas as […]

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A Few Thoughts on the "Plan B" Battle, From a Moron

A Few Thoughts on the "Plan B" Battle, From a Moron

| December 21, 2012 | 1 Reply

So John Boehner’s big plan to cut the fiscal cliff Gordian Knot failed, then shattered like Narsil on the slopes of Mount Doom. Now we are in the Day of Recrimination, when the professional Republican set and their loyalists sneer down at the Tea Party rabble and the Tea Partiers are measuring Republican leaders for […]

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The Lay of the Land, A Week After the Election

The Lay of the Land, A Week After the Election

| November 14, 2012 | Reply

Compare and contrast. This was House Speaker John Boehner’s post-election move. On a conference call with House Republicans a day after the party’s electoral battering last week, Speaker John A. Boehner dished out some bitter medicine, and for the first time in the 112th Congress, most members took their dose. Their party lost, badly, Mr. […]

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Maybe We Ought to Listen to Bill Kristol this Time

Maybe We Ought to Listen to Bill Kristol this Time

| November 12, 2012 | 5 Replies

Less than a week after winning a second term, President Barack Obama has unveiled his first true priority — higher tax rates on “the wealthy”.  House Speaker John Boehner quickly adopted a supine position, which he only hemi-demi-semi-repented after a sharp kick in the caboose from the Republicans he, in theory, represents. Let me lay […]

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Congress Costs How Much Again??

Congress Costs How Much Again??

| July 12, 2012 | 6 Replies

This morning, the head of the Democratic National Committee and member of Congress Debbie Wasserman-Schultz tweeted this picture. I know what she’s trying to get across. The Republicans, who preach fiscal sanity, continue to waste our money on a partisan political crusade against Obamacare and they ought to give it up because it’s here to […]

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Romney's Plan: No Spending Cuts. No Tax Reform. No Bueno.

Romney's Plan: No Spending Cuts. No Tax Reform. No Bueno.

| February 21, 2012 | 6 Replies

I made a stunning discovery while recording this week’s episode of The Delivery: Mitt Romney has no intention on cutting the size of government. Now, I know that sounds like a baseless attack on Romney by a guy who is on record as saying he’d vote for a half-eaten and moldering ham sandwich rather than […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, I Might Just Have a Conservative Star for You.

Ladies and Gentlemen, I Might Just Have a Conservative Star for You.

| January 25, 2012 | 6 Replies

I believe I have seen the future of Maryland politics and his name is Dan Bongino. He is a former Secret Service agent and New York City police officer, husband to a wife who legally emigrated from Colombia, and he’s running for the United States Senate seat currently held by Ben Cardin. My friend Jim […]

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The Almost Great GOP Campaign Ad

The Almost Great GOP Campaign Ad

| January 10, 2012 | 3 Replies

I agree with Nice Deb. This GOP campaign video is good, but not quite there. What’s missing? Let’s go back to Nice Deb’s post for the answer. But that barely scrapes the surface of how divisive this President has been. The “hope and change” candidate who was sold as having “a first class temperament”, has proven […]

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