In 1996, one of the Guiding Lights, and “Deep Conservative Thinkerers,” Newt Gingrich, outlined a strategy and a fundamental need for the Republicans to control language in order to win the war of ideas and exert control. You can find a copy of his memo here, and in the event …Wait! Don’t stop there!
You know…when it comes to “trusting” politicians, my first inclination is to say don’t trust any of the bastards. Not really. I mean, their entire job depends on convincing you that they’ve got your best interests at heart. YOUR best interests. In a nation of more than three hundred million …Wait! Don’t stop there!
We hop in the time machine and go back a bit to the ancient past of the Republican National Debates earlier this year, and have a listen to Mitt Romney here. The question asked was, what to do about FEMA’s running out of money. Mitt’s position…”it” is immoral to keep …Wait! Don’t stop there!
Disclaimer: There’s still a lot we don’t know about the events in Libya that led to the deaths of four US citizens. As such, I expect to be revising this piece as more complete and detailed information comes in. This piece came about at the request of one of our …Wait! Don’t stop there!
I wanted to take a moment to let readers here know of some upcoming changes to things here. First, we’ll be adding a new author to the mix, in the form of “XRandian!” She’s got a powerful voice, and lots of interesting things to say, and I think that having …Wait! Don’t stop there!
Apologies for the extended delay…have been hard at work creating something new, and pretty much everything else got put on the back burner for a while. I’m happy to report though, that the work is finished, and I’ve begun to play a bit of catch up here. A few years …Wait! Don’t stop there!
I was watching the Today show yesterday (October 26), and they aired an intriguing story. It was about various “speed bumps” encountered by the two Presidential candidates. On the one hand, there was Romney, whose latest “speed bumps” were two-fold. There was John Sununu, going on national television to say …Wait! Don’t stop there!
If you don’t know who Nate Silver is, then you’re probably not serious about following politics. Nate Silver burst on the scene with a stunning track record in 2008, getting pretty much everything right. He was watched carefully in 2010…could he do it twice? Was his model really that good? …Wait! Don’t stop there!
This is a great, commonly spouted talking point from the right, that supposedly demonstrates Obama’s criminal negligence when it comes to performing his duties. The problem, of course, is that like most things conservatives say, it’s not true, and PROVED not true with the most minimal of fact checking. Here …Wait! Don’t stop there!
So I was lurking in one of my regular news listening posts to take the Conservative Temperature, and apparently the latest thing from the conservative spin cycle revolves around this page, by politifact. You see!? The scream triumphantly. ‘The One,’ has only kept a paltry 37% of his promises! He’s …Wait! Don’t stop there!