Tag Archive: Rand Paul

President Barack Isuzu

Back in the 1980s, a fictional pitchman named Joe Isuzu made a series of TV commercials promoting Isuzu cars and trucks. A fast-talking, smarmy-looking guy, would make outrageous claims along the lines of “It has more seats than the Astrodome” and “It goes faster than a speeding bullet,” and everyone knew it was a takeoff…

What Can Be Learned From Rand Paul’s Filibuster

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Unlike many of my fellow conservatives, I haven’t been sold on Rand Paul as the desireable future of the Republican party. He leans a little too Libertarian for my taste, and I don’t always like the way he approaches issues. Still, it’s hard to look at his thirteen-hour-long, bladder-busting filibuster on the Senate floor last…

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…