How to Guarantee a Democrat Majority in Congress Forever
Vote for any of the current GOP candidates that are offering tax cuts as part of their economic plan. 47% of voters pay no income taxes. In 1984 it was only 18%. Over the years that number steadily increased under both Democrats and Republicans. We’ve reached the point where creating more non-taxpaying voters will tip us over the edge. Most of the current GOP candidates | Read More »
Paul Ryan Climbs on Cain’s 9-9-9 Train
Paul Ryan “loves” Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan http://dailycaller.com/2011/10/13/paul-ryan-loves-herman-cains-9-9-9-tax-plan/ First Art Laffer, now Paul Ryan. It looks like the heavyweight conservative economic minds are starting to line up behind Cain’s plan. Look, I know everyone loves their candidate, and the temptation is to demagogue Cain’s plan to help your candidate, but we’re moving past that point. Now that serious people are getting behind it, it’s time | Read More »
The Tea Party vs Occupy Wall Street
Once again I watched a commentator spin the idea that Occupy Wall Street crowd is no different from the Tea Party, because both groups are angry about the Wall Street bailouts. I suppose they are correct on that one point. Tea Partiers are in a financial hole. They played by the rules. For years they worked hard to support themselves (often in mundane, unfulfilling careers) | Read More »
Remind me again why Mitt Romney is the safe, electable candidate?
In his only election victory he got 49% of the vote. He didn’t run for relection, even though he was still legally eligable. Why not? Because he would have lost–badly. After four years as governor, he was polling under 30%. In the 2008 GOP primaries Mitt Romney only pulled in 22% of the vote. This cycle, despite having huge monetary and organizational advantages, Romney still can’t | Read More »
Are the Attacks on Herman Cain Actually Helping Him?
Anyone can see that there is a concerted effort by Ron Paul supporters to attack Herman Cain. The reason is obvious: Herman Cain’s performance in the South Carolina debate sucked the oxygen out of the Ron Paul campaign. Paul–a fringe candidate at best–was depending heavily on making a show in the SC debate to drum up early enthusiasm (and donations) for his 2012 run. But | Read More »