Tag Archive: Election 2012

Election Ads: The GOP Needs to Pull on Some Heartstrings

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As a conservative, one of the most frustrating things about campaign season is the lack of quality television commercials coming from my side of the aisle, especially the ones critical of Democratic opponents. Whether they’re being put out by outside groups or the GOP itself, they’re often sorely lacking. The problem isn’t so much with…

Politics 101

I used to think that if the GOP could ever get a sufficient number of black Americans to leave the huge plantation known as the Democratic Party, liberals would never again win a presidential election. After all, I knew for a fact that the last Democrat to garner a majority of the white vote was…

I’m Not Ashamed … of Making Money

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I wish I were in the 1%.  It beats being in the 99% as far as I’m concerned.  Because I live in Washington State and have no family close by, money enables me to travel to California, New York, Colorado and Georgia to visit the ones I love.  It also enables me to travel to places I’d never dreamed of growing up in Greenpoint,…

I Have a Confession to Make …

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It may be a bit late for confession, but here goes anyway:  I never felt comfortable with any of the Republican candidates for president.  Not after they opened their mouths, anyway. I could be wrong but I get the feeling that Michelle Bachmann and Rick Santorum would turn the country into a theocracy if they…

Random Thoughts: Election 2010

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When I finally turned off the tv last night, it was 12:30 in the morning here in Washington state and, despite percentage signs and other stats flashing in red and blue inside my brain, I miraculously fell asleep.  Three Senatorial races were still undecided when I finally went to bed, Washington, Colorado and Alaska, and…