Conscience of a Candidate
As I put the memories of two failed bids to unseat Patrick Kennedy from his Congressional seat in Rhode Island’s first and stare down the road at a new born 2009, I’m faced with decisions and a set of possible resolutions. The Kennedy races actually came about in the millennium as a New Year’s resolution spoken at the dinner table of a friend in Wellesley | Read More »
To: The Party / From: The Youth Vote
As you all have seen and will continue to see, many in the Republican Party have been asking the same thing: Why didn’t we win?That question will undoubtedly be answered in a multitude of ways, with responses covering everything from poor campaign strategies to vote-counting conspiracy theories. This is not a time, however, to look back on what we lost; no, it is a time | Read More »
Barack’s REAL plan. Fact from Fiction
Want to know what Obama will do if he gets elected? Double capital gains taxes, Increase FICA taxes by 14 points making us pay more. Double tax on dividends, expand the inheritance tax, weaken the Patriot Act leaving us vonerable to terrorism. Weaken education standards. Expand health care so much that it forces us to ration medical care, hurting the elderly. Extend health insurance benifits | Read More »
, Sarah Palin
[OK, I’ve promoted and touched this up a little so as to give everybody an idea of what we’re looking for. Good on telling us why the seat is important and why you think that we can get it (“Because the opposition is a miserable SOB” is fine, by the way); all I really did was add the CD to tags and properly link the | Read More »
Much is made of McCain’s age. Has anyone brought up the fact that Obama smokes and both of his parents died at an early age. Plus Biden has had two brain aneurysms which could have killed him. If they both died while in office that would leave Nancy Pelosi as president. I can’t think of a better reason to vote for McCain & Palin.
Character v Diversity
An African-American from Generation X, two White Guys from the Silent Generation and a woman from Generation X. Arguably, the greatest diversity the U.S. has ever seen in its leading general election candidates for the Presidency. I think that’s a healthy thing.The progress our nation has made on the topic of diversity is, surely, the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. But, he taught us | Read More »
Tags: African American
, Martin Luther King Jr.
**From Carl Mumpowers emailOn Monday Congressional Candidate Carl Mumpower told the 11th District Republican Committee that his campaign was officially on hold until at least half of the counties in Western North Carolina got behind a “Principles First” proposal. Moving beyond their initial shock, Committee members went back to their home counties with a unanimous recommendation for approval. That effort was rewarded Thursday evening when | Read More »
Articles of Interest 7-13-7008 Obama to the right, Representative Candidates, McCain HQ
114 Days until Election DayJuly 13, 2008MORNING UPDATE:SUNDAY TALK SHOW SCHEDULE…below, check it out.OBAMA CONTINUES TO MOVE “RIGHT”…as he moderates and changes his positions on key issue that some of the “left” are letting him get away with, while others try to hold his feet to the fire. Obama is NOT that “different”, he’s willing to say whatever it takes to get elected. A risky | Read More »