Tag Archive for Conservative

Voices From Street Corners (Vol 8)

I began the week a bit hopeful despite a cold, damp and wet week. It sure was a wet one around South County. Towards the end of the week, it was really cool to see some sunshine after a long few days of rain. With the advent of sunshine, though, people again came out to make their case for help.

Leading Conservative Blog Parts with the Extreme Right Wing

My favorite definition of a conservative is “a liberal who hasn’t figured out how to think for themselves.” And while I’m not fan of the blog Little Green Footballs, but the blog’s main writer, Charles Johnson, has had a change of heart. Mind you, he’s not liberal, but is willing to engage in debates on policy. As a nation, we need to move beyond the politics of personal destruction and hate to a battle of ideas.

In a New York Minute…Everything Can Change

With apologies to Don Henley, the dynamics of the 2010 US Senate election campaigns have changed in a New York Minute for State Rep. Chuck DeVore. DeVore now has a primary to worry about in his Quixotic bid to replace Senator Barbara Boxer.  Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina has taken steps to declare her candidacy…

Why People Are Leaving the GOP in Droves

Arlen Specter left for strategic political reasons. Some folks have left to jump on the Obama bandwagon. Some are leaving because of the Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin debacles. But others are leaving out of pure shame. Today, North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx said, in a speech on the floor of the House, that the…

Ken Calvert: Putting Politics Before People

Not to be outdone by Bobby Jindal, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA 44) has prepared his own response to the State of the Union Address. You can read the whole thing here, but I want to call your attention to a few points. Most of the piece is about the President’s mortgage relief plans. Calvert says “The…