Posts tagged "Democrats"

DNC2012 and the Reemergence of Bill Clinton

DNC2012 and the Reemergence of Bill Clinton
A few years ago, Bill Clinton broke my heart.  I won’t rehash the details but it involved Ted Kennedy, an unfortunate conversation, and a heart wrenching presidential primary season. I recall going to my bookshelf and picking up his autobiography.  I held it over the garbage can with shaking hands. “Damn you Bill! Damn You!... Read more »

Why I'm a Republican in my head but a Democrat in my heart: A Love Story

Hello. My name is…well that really doesn’t matter. What matters is that I am a conflicted American. You see, I am a Democrat.  I am a Democrat, in part, because my parents are democrats, and their parents were democrats, and their parents – well… if they were able to vote, probably would have been Republicans... Read more »
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