Posts Tagged ‘GOP’

February 13th, 2020 - 9:10 am § in Economics, Hypocrisy, Politics

A Republican Asks Whether I Favor Bernie

Chris Vance, former chair of the Washington State Republican Party, is now a strong part of the anti Trump movement.   Unfortunately, Chris sees our 2020 election as some sort of Manichean conflict between extreme rightism of Trump and extreme leftism of a faction of the Democrats. Chris asked me[...]

February 6th, 2019 - 1:31 pm § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Post Trump’s State of the Union Speech

I have to admit, this was the best delivered speech he has given.  The worlds about unity and American greatness clicked.  As a committed anti Trumper I was impressed.  My question is, why would this speech impress the GOP? If this were a peach given by Obama, how would it affect anyone with the [...]

October 5th, 2018 - 9:41 am § in Misc.

A Reason Not to Vote Republican


April 18th, 2018 - 5:03 pm § in Donald Trump

New poll finds race between Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke “too close to call”

Texas Tribune— A new poll released Wednesday suggests the U.S. Senate race between U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke is far more competitive than many political observers have initially thought. The poll from Quinnipiac University shows the two men in a dead heat: 47 perce[...]

April 16th, 2018 - 10:32 am § in Uncategorized

Elephants Fight To Be Top Bull

Speakership drama pits McCarthy vs. Ryan Allies of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the current favorite for the job, are upset that Ryan insists on staying through the election. They think the delay can only hurt McCarthy’s chances and might mean a months-long power struggle in the House Republica[...]

April 13th, 2018 - 1:17 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Mystery GOP Congressman Damns the Don

“If we’re going to lose because of him, we might as well impeach the motherfucker,” An unnamed congressman told conservative commentator, Eric Erickson his real feeling about Donald Trump.  Mystery Man is said to be a well known  Presidential defender.  But now, the Mystery Man, perhaps a [...]

March 23rd, 2017 - 8:28 am § in Politics


GOP STILL HUNTING VOTES ON BRINK OF HO– USE HEALTH CARE VOTE WASHINGTON (AP) – Showdown day at hand, Republicans remained short of votes Thursday for their health care overhaul and were hoping President Donald Trump would close the deal with a bloc of conservatives at a White House meeti[...]

February 17th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Environment, Politics

Traditional Republicans Push A CARBON TAX!

A group of prominent Republicans , including former Secretary of State James Baker and other members of the new “Climate Leadership Council,” pitched a tax on carbon dioxide to top White House aides Wednesday, selling the plan as an economic win that could drive job growth and yield env[...]

February 16th, 2017 - 1:34 am § in Misc.

Rebuilding the GOP

Growing Cotton in Iowa An ambitious young senator offers a revealing glimpse of a post-Trump Republican Party ECONOMIST.COM Read More about Tom Cotton[...]

February 15th, 2017 - 6:55 pm § in Misc.

Pro Life Extremism

Pro-Lifers Declare “Ejaculation Is Murder: Every Sperm Cell Is A Life” The pro-life movement in the United States has long advocated their stance that… Share STRAIGHTSTONED.COM[...]