Weakening the Democratic Base-Part 1: The Black Vote
First and foremost, it needs to be acknowledged that in the real world of politics, Republicans will never win the African-American vote in national elections. Polls have shown that 47% of the black electorate stated they would never vote for a Republican while 81% stated they would seldom or never vote for a Republican. By any measure, those are very huge odds to overcome. | Read More »
Why Liberals Think They Lost
Another conservative website recently had a posting about the top 10 liberal excuses for their losses this year. It was basically a summary with very little beyond a broad analysis and a few lines explaining each. But, I think they were very adept at their analysis. To reiterate: 1. Denial- this is where the Democrats have deluded themselves into believing that they are actually | Read More »
Could the G.O.P. Take the Senate?
It is probably a foregone conclusion that Republicans should win the House this year. A perfect storm of a stagnant economy, a floundering President, and anti-incumbent fever has Democrats on the rope. Although many pundits are predicting a turnover of epic proportions, my analysis shows that we should hold on. Although the House will certainly flip, this is a double-edged sword. On the plus | Read More »
Liberals Ignore Recent History
First off, I am not an apologist or a booster for George W. Bush and his presidency. I do believe that, like Truman, he will be treated better by the history writers of the future than the pundits of today portray him. The eggheaded liberal commentators sit in their ivory towers and pontificate on his shortcomings. Admittedly, there were several goofs along the way. | Read More »
Democrats: Spoiled Brat or Prostitute?
In the continuing effort to illustrate that the Obama Presidency is an unprincipled collection of old school liberal ideology, several pieces of legislation wind their way through Congress. Based upon his view of American principles and values and in the alleged interests of all, the Democratic leadership continues to create carve outs and special protections to special interests. The lobbyist who claimed that lobbyists | Read More »