Republicans shameless attacks based on sham principles


It's probably a holdover from war propaganda technique. Dehumanize your enemy; make them less sympathetic. For Republicans, that requires inventing an artificial social standard for which they can create consensus, something they ironically call the "real America," a militaristic, political force of religious, cultural warriors who fight for all they choose to define as good… Continue reading Republicans shameless attacks based on sham principles

Republican bridge too far takes a political toll


"I am disappointed that I won’t be able to continue my investigations of the Obama administration such as the risky loan guarantee to Solyndra and holding Planned Parenthood accountable to the taxpayers." - 12 term incumbent, Rep.Cliff Stearns (R-FL), in a written statement, after his narrow defeat to unknown Tea Party favorite Ted Yoho, Tuesday… Continue reading Republican bridge too far takes a political toll

Implementing the Right’s agenda sacrifices health, happiness


The Agenda: Step 1) Get a majority in the House of Representatives; Step 2) Go as far right to show you can pass things as a body, but avoid or minimize votes on necessary legislation that cannot win a vote; Step 3) When the far right agenda you have been able to get passed in… Continue reading Implementing the Right’s agenda sacrifices health, happiness