Tag Archive for GOP

Santorum Back-Handed Endorsement of McCain

Worth reading all the way to the end when you get former Senator Rick Santorum’s email address; shoot him a quick note OK? This endorsement is actually hysterical on a number of fronts.  Santorum’s chief reason for endorsing Senator McSame — he’s not Hillary or Obama. I’m surprised with the endorsement; I thought McCain screwed…

How to Stay in Touch with Voters

Does Dana do this?  Last Sunday, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez went Precinct Walking with volunteers Mitch Starr and Gareth Vaz in Anaheim;they spoke with dozens of voters to hear what was on their minds and to register new voters as well. Photo H/T, Fox News.com Congresswoman Sanchez comes back to the district every weekend, so if you…

This is Support for the Troops?

After five years of bumper stickers and magnets on cars proclaiming support for our troops, reality has begun to rear its ugly head. Yes, it is ugly. For lo these five years, the right wing – who still controls the White House agenda as well as the results of what comes out of the Democratic-majority…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…

Yoo’s Torture Memo: Executive Authority is Absolute

A while back, we were able to get State Rep. Chuck DeVore to admit he saw nothing wrong with the US using waterboarding as a form of interrogation even though this country prosecuted Japanese officers for waterboarding American POWs. Last night’s Keith Olbermann program examined a torture memo written by Justice Department lawyer John Yoo.…

Historians Rate W the Worst President Ever

In a survey of professional historians, President George W. Bush’s presidency was considered a massive failure with 98 percent of the historians saying it’s a failure and a full 61 percent calling W “the worst president ever.” The survey was conducted by Professor Robert McElvaine of Millsaps College for the History News Netork and is…