Tag Archive for Republicans

WDYT: 40th CD Planning Thread

As promised, I’m starting a discussion today on how to campaign & win in OC’s Congressional Districts. And today, we’re beginning with the 40th. Where should we start? Unfortunately, Democrat Christina Avalos only managed to earn 37.5% of the vote against Republican incumbent Ed Royce. However, the Presidential vote was much closer between McCain and…

Sold Out by the Red and Blue

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JSBhI_0at0[/youtube] I’m already becoming conflicted with President-Elect Obama’s handling of the economic crisis. Now don’t get me wrong, I understand that he has very limited capability right now, for example, he is, for all intents and purposes, powerless within the executive branch of government at the moment. However, what is the deal with his continued…

What ever happened to free-market Capitalism?

AIG Bailout Means Drastic About-Face for Feds Government Providing AIG With $85 Billion Loans; Feds’ Move Stands in Stark Contrast to Decision on Lehman Brothers By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ and CHARLES HERMAN ABC NEWS Business Unit Sept. 17, 2008- Hoping to avoid a worldwide financial meltdown, the U.S. government last night took the unprecedented step of…

Telling fish stories and grasping at pigs

The McCain-Palin Campaign released a new campaign ad the other day. Grandpa McCain is trying to tell that he and his earmark queen running mate are the “Original Mavericks.” That they will take on the special interests in Washington, D.C.; and that they represent the change America needs. You guessed it, more reindeer droppings from…

The Palin Special Olympics

I know that our posts over the last few days have focused a great deal on McCain’s VP choice Sarah Palin. I promise we’ll find some other stuff to cover eventually. But you’ve got to admit the Palin choice is giving us a lot of material to work with. -Chris This clip from The Daily…