Tag Archive for Republicans

Late Night Talk Show Quote of the Day

Jon Stewart of The Daily Show in a piece reacting to Michelle Obama’s speech and comments from the punditocracy on how Ms. Obama “has to prove her patriotism.” “Yes, everyone knows Republicans love America, they just hate half the people living in it.”  

WDYT: Where Can the “Old Right” Go?

As you all know by now, I don’t always agree with Steven Greenhut & his fellow Register editorial writers. However, Greenhut’s latest post at Orange Punch really hit me. Where do libertarians & paleoconservatives go? The GOP no longer even talks about liberty. Limiting government is no longer on its agenda. When the GOP at…

Dick, raising $ for Ken at Tricky Dicks’ old house

Dick Cheney is coming out of hiding to attend a high dollar fundraiser benefiting Ken Calvert (another on that growing list of Republicans under federal investigation).Here’s your chance — let them know just how you feel! YOU CAN TELL DICK CHENEY THAT THE CALIFORNIA COAST IS NOT FOR SALE! Join protestors on Wednesday, August 13th…

Shawn Steel Laments the Obama Money Machine

Its not often that a post on the Flash Report can make me smile, but Republican apologist Shawn Steel has this post about Senator Barack Obama’s huge fundraising machine and how the Democrats are awash in money this year. In reading the post, its a classic case of denial for a conservative like Steel.  Why…

Say Cheese: The Orange County Fair

The Orange County Fair is open to visitors through August 3, 2008. This year the theme is… Say Cheese! Tuesday-Friday, noon-midnight. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-midnight. Closed Mondays. Admission: adults $9, seniors (60+) $7, children (6-12) $5, and children 5 & under admitted free every day.   For more OC Fair information, click here. Both…

Jesse Helms is Dead

Former North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms has died.  He was 86.    Helms was one of the driving forces to the hard right conservative tilt of the Republican Party during the 1980s and 1990s.  I don’t miss him in the Senate, but prayers for his family.