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Entries from September 2010

The “Pledge to America” – A Declaration of Irrelevancy

September 26th, 2010 · No Comments ·

This week Republicans in the House of Representatives issued an agenda for the future called the “Pledge to America.” The idea of making a promise to the American people as was done with the “Contract for America” in the 1990s is an appealing step in the right direction, but the pledge is a timid and […]

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O’Donnell Win Confounds Media and Political Establishment

September 15th, 2010 · 15 Comments ·

As news came in that Christine O’Donnell had pulled off a major upset in the Republican primary in Delaware, experts who had predicted her defeat and Republican party leaders who had supported establishment favorite Mike Castle against her were embarrassed, confounded and ultimately angry. Despite predictions of low turnout and a close race, and despite […]

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Ten House Races Where Your Support Would REALLY Do the Most Good

September 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment ·

Campaign expert Dick Morris recently blogged about focusing support on ten key house races where he believes money and personal effort will make the most difference for Republicans in November.  While I agree with the concept of focusing support on key races, there is a fundamental problem with the list Morris has put together. Instead […]

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Republicans Strike Another Blow for Gay Rights

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments ·

While gay activists on the left are urging Senate Democrats to repeal the Military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, gay Republicans have beaten them to the punch with a court ruling which may put an end to the policy without legislative action. Ruling on a case brought by the Log Cabin Republicans, federal District Judge […]

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Liar in Chief

September 7th, 2010 · No Comments ·

In the past I’ve cringed a little when critics called our President the “liar in chief,” if only out of respect for the office, but there comes a point where the spin and deception coming out of his flaks and showing up on his teleprompter go beyond what I can excuse. This week, while speaking […]

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Changing Congress: 20% by 2012

September 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment ·

When I declare that there is something seriously wrong with our government and our legislative process there are few who would disagree. Left and right, Democrat and Republican, more and more of us are convinced that our government is broken and that it no longer serves the needs or the interests of the people. We […]

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