Posts Tagged ‘ Republican Party ’

You know you’re in deep doodoo when…

December 24, 2008
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You know you’re in deep doodoo when…

I wonder if Bruce has figured out that the supply-side trickle-down economics, which he marketed so heavily and so effectively through the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal , are largely responsible for the pit we've fallen into. The policies that Bartlett cooked up for Reagan of cutting taxes for the rich while cutting…

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SC Healthcare – Selling Smokes to Cure Lung Cancer

December 11, 2008
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Governor Sanford's tax swap plan is dependent on increasing smoking addiction. Much in the way that funding education partly on a state lottery fund puts the state in the position of encouraging gambling addiction, funding any on-going general programs, including healthcare, on cigarette tax revenue puts the state in a position of needing more cigarette…

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DailyKos: Lessons of Election 2008

November 29, 2008
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DailyKos comments on Election 2008 and the failure of conservative ideology.

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Cato: GOP Survival Depends on Failure of Obama Health Plan

November 23, 2008
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Conservative strategists believe the GOP must kill any Democratic attempt at universal healthcare in order to preserve the GOP's political viability, even if the Democrats' plan would save American lives and deliver care at a lower cost.

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Go Ahead, Call It a LANDSLIDE

November 8, 2008
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Go Ahead, Call It a LANDSLIDE

A graphic spotted on Paul Krugman's blog shows the LANDSLIDE shift in voting Democratic in 2008, compared to 2004.

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“Fringe elements on the coasts” voting Obama

November 4, 2008
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“Fringe elements on the coasts” voting Obama

Electoral College Map shows the red/blue state split sized by population, rather than area.

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Last Minute Republican Ticket Change

October 28, 2008
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Last Minute Republican Ticket Change

Republican National Committee decides on a last minute presidential slate change.

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Daily Kos Debates the Utility of a Conley Vote Against Graham

October 22, 2008
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Over at DailyKos, folks are debating the pros and cons of voting for Bob Conley, whose long-shot run against Lindsey Graham is suddenly in play. Here's a clip from the DailyKos post SC-Sen: A Real Race, A Fake Candidate.

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McCain Advocates More Redistribution of Wealth Upward

October 16, 2008
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What I wish Senator Obama had said in the last debate: "Senator McCain, you're over there trying to whip up fear about "redistribution of income". Let's take a look at that. In the last thirty years, and especially during Republican administrations like the current one, American has experienced a massive redistribution of income and wealth…

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Bob Conley Debates Lindsey Graham on SC ETV: First Impressions

October 12, 2008
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My overall impression: If you ignore his track record and his slavish devotion to George Bush and John McCain, Lindsey Graham presented himself as the more capable and prepared candidate.Conley handled himself pretty well for a newcomer to the political stage. He landed some solid blows to the Republican status quo and some of Graham's…

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