Tag Archive for GOP

Actual Cost of Iraq War Could Approach $4 Trillion

  The meme from my Republican friends who hate President Obama and Democrats in general is Obama has “bankrupted our country and eroded our civil liberties.”  What short memories they have.  Next week marks the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq seeking WMDs that were never found.  Brown University has released a study on the…

OC State Assembly Members want to Put a Gun in the Hands of Your Kid’s Teacher, Principal and Janitor

In Orange County, our Republican-dominated state assembly representatives continue to demonstrate complete ineptness when it comes to getting fair funding for Orange County’s school districts.  Countless trips to Sacramento by parents groups and students, in addition to meetings with the legislators at their local officers, pleading for funding that elevates OC’s schools to “state average”…

Republicans Aim to Change Electoral College Rules Rather Than Their Party


From the “Can’t Win Any Other Way” files comes the news that the GOP has defined a new strategy to deal with its declining national popularity. In states where Republicans hold state legislatures and governorship’s in their control, the GOP is trying to change the way Electoral College votes are allocated so that they are assigned by congressional district rather than to the winner of the statewide popular vote.

House Democrats Pull Country Back From Fiscal Cliff


Last night the House of Representatives took to the floor to respond to the bi-partisan legislation, overwhelmingly approved by the Senate, to pull the country back from the edge of the fiscal cliff. The 112th Congress, unlike Wile E. Coyote, didn’t look down after House Republicans let the country walk over the edge for almost 24 hours.