Posts tagged "tea party"

The Les Miserables Dichotomy: America and socialism

Axiom (per Dictionary.com) noun 1.  a self-evident truth that requires no proof. 2.  a universally accepted principle or rule. 3.  Logic, Mathematics. a proposition that is assumed without proof for the sake of studying the consequences that follow from it. So let us try this axiom on for size: the United States loves Les Miserables. ... Read more »

2012: the year traditional conservatism died

  This is more than an American political campaign logo and slogan: it is the iconic representation of  the time America shed yet another layer of its divisive past; the time this massive North American continent went from its chrysalis of being the United States to embarking on its butterfly promise toward America and a more perfect union. Whether... Read more »

Obama Wins!

Mitch McConnell (and John Boehner), now sit down and shut the “f” up and work with THE PRESIDENT! . . . More to follow!
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GOP Helps Make the Case: the Democrats ARE generally a centrist party!

Lenny Curry, Florida state GOP Chair, went to great and exhaustive lengths and twisted himself into deeply woven knots this morning in trying to spin the words of his former leader: former Florida Governor Charlie Crist. In addressing the Republican and former Governor speaking at the DNC convention today and in his endorsement of the re-election of Barack Obama as... Read more »

The Consensus Opinion: Ryan Speech Full of Lies, Now It's Romney's Turn

In the words of Fox News’ Sally Kohn: Paul Ryan’s RNC speech “was an attempt to set the world record for blatant lies,” a Fox News opinion that joined in unusual comradery with the likes of the Huffington Post and ThinkProgress in their expose of Ryan after the fact-check process.  One can only ponder the whoppers set to come... Read more »

Democratic Senators May Be Called Upon to Preserve America's Future

Given Republican attempts at suppressing the vote, most recently alluded to today by Rep. John Boehner, the Democratic Party will need to clearly define themselves for the 21st Century — especially to the under-50, ethnically changing electorate.  Needing to go well beyond the polished speeches of their convention they should trumpet: who they are and what they are going to fight... Read more »
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Ex-Florida GOP Head: the party is full of crazies, liars and 'whack-a-dos'

I’ll let him speak for himself (via Tampa Bay Times): In a wide-ranging deposition that spanned two days in late May, former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer denounced some party officials as liars and “whack-a-do, right-wing crazies” as he described turmoil in the months before his resignation. He also spoke of party attempts at... Read more »

Another Blow to 'Conservative' Propaganda As Koch-Funded Study Backfires!

Even the casual observer of the American socio-political, macro and micro cultures can take from the landslide and record election of Barack Obama a fear and disquiet amongst the American white, male elite.  This anxiety of a demographically changing American society (and eventually changed electorate) can be found manifest in underwriters of the elite like billionaire Sheldon Adelson and through... Read more »

Romney Gaffes Again; this time in racial proporations!

The Romney camp blows the dog-whistle to his (racist?) fringe.  Said Romney advisor, We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he [Romney] feels that the special relationship is special,” the Romney adviser told British newspaper The Telegraph.  “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have. Probably not the thing you want to... Read more »
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The Working-Class Right: Sufferers of Stockholm Syndrome?

“Stockholm syndrome is a term used to describe a paradoxical psychological phenomenon wherein hostages express adulation and have positive feelings towards their captors that appear irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims.” (FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation. July 2007. pp. 10) In 1957, Albert... Read more »