Tag Archives: Republican party

Why does something so right feel so wrong?

How can something so right (voting) feel so wrong? It’s easy when it’s your first time to cast a vote in the Republican Party primary when all your life you’ve been a staunch Democrat (or at least a loyal one). … Continue reading

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I may be conservative… but I’m still Black

Conservative AND Black In my political journey from idealistic stalwart Democrat to die-hard conservative, I have paid little price for my convictions, chiefly because I tend to keep my political opinions to myself and don’t really feel like arguing with … Continue reading

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The Rage of the Common Man

H/T to the Black Informant for finding this bit of information… As readers may or may not know, I was in my youth, much closer in ideology to being a full on socialist (though with reservations) than a right winger.  … Continue reading

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Servility and freedom

With the Republican party leaderless and in backbiting disarray following its destruction by the ideologically incoherent George W. Bush, Democrats are apparently eager to join the hara-kiri brigade. What looked like smooth coasting to the 2010 election has now become … Continue reading

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Political parties = death of the Republic

Will Rogers famously said, “I am not a member of any organized political party, I’m a Democrat.”   Hahaha… what a laugh, but no one’s laughing.  Would that the American political system was dominated by disorganized party coalitions, shifting and moving … Continue reading

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This is why I voted for Palin… and for that McCain guy that ran with her

Stephen Moore of the Wall Street Journal interviewed John McCain.   Reading the interview reminded me of how sad I am that Obama is the current resident of the White House and not the distinguished senator from Arizona.  For all his … Continue reading

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Dems continued history of racial politics; Republicans continue history of spineless acquiescence

Senate hearings began today for the confirmation of SCOTUS nominee Sonia Sotomayor.  Make no mistake, she will be confirmed, and quite likely with a large number of Republican votes, since Democrats control the Senate and the Republicans are, well… cowards. … Continue reading

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