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Archive for January, 2008

John McCain: The GOP’s Wizard Of Oz?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

John McCain seems to be the GOP frontrunner… a position he has rarely held while aspiring to be the Republican presidential nominee. Following his victory in Florida, McCain and his campaign seem to have accepted the esteemed moniker. His apparent inevitabilit y is troubling to many establishmen t conservative s ...

Hey GOPers- If A Democrat President Raises Your Taxes, You Only Have Bush To Blame

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

If I have to listen to another Republican complain about how a new Democratic president is just going to raise their taxes and increase the size of government I might just put my foot right up their ass. After all, it’s precisely because of the Republican party, the Republican Congress, ...

What is George Afraid of San Francisco For?

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

I know the title is grammaticall y challenged, but hey, I’m just reflecting the language of our fair president. President Bush paid an unusual visit to the Bay Area on Wednesday, ending a day in California that was all economics, all the time. Bush kept intact his record of ...

Republican Retirement or Abandon Ship?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

With the new addition of Davis from Virginia dropping out or resigning from Congress the list of Republican s fleeing public service is alarming. In some respects I’m glad that they are jumping ship but while they are jumping off, the seats they leave vacant may just be filled with ...

Political Strategy: Handicapping The Homestretch

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Now that it appears that John McCain has the inside track on the Republican presidential nomination, it’s time to draw some general election comparisons with his two potential Democratic opponents. Before focusing on narrow specifics, my general impression has long been that McCain is the most formidable GOP candidate… despite ...

F.B.I. Investigating Home Lending

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Don’t for a minute think that this post is about you the disenfranchi sed foreclosed on former first time home owner. Even though you were told by your lending professional  , abandoned on the side of the road used car salesman, small appliance repair, and fortune teller that you could ...

Marijuana Being Sold From Vending Machines!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Yes of course it’s in California. And just to push even more conservative buttons — the owner (of the vending machines and the property) is a swarthy Middle Easterner. Dear God! Just think of the millions of rightwing hands being wrung and teeth being gnashed when this story hit the news ...

And Then There Were Four- Edwards, Giuliani To End Presidential Bids

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

The field is thinning in the presidential campaign. Following big losses yesterday in Florida, Democrat John Edwards and Republican Rudy Giuliani have announced (or will soon officially announce) that they are throwing in the towel. And while there are still several “fringe” candidates for each party, the race for the ...

California Prop 93: Lawmakers Try To Extend Term Limits For Themselves

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Billed as a “necessary tweak” to California’s term limit laws by proponents, California Proposition 93 on the February 2008 ballot is little more than a bait and switch and a classic example of how politicians try to subvert democracy for their own personal gain. Currently, California has a term limit law ...

Bush Pre-emptive State of the Union

Monday, January 28th, 2008

Precedent Bush (misspelled on purpose) is going to the Congress with his State of the Union speech to tell us (Sheep) everything is okey dokey tonight and that we the people should follow the course he has lead us on as a nation. Some say that you can judge a ...

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