Arena Politics: The Ultimate Spectator Sport
Politics has been reduced to a spectator sport, where people turn off their brains and just root blindly for their teams. With respect to sports fans, Jerry Seinfeld observed so brilliantly: “You are standing and cheering and yelling for your clothes to beat the clothes from another city. Fans will be so in love with a player, but if he goes to another team, they | Read More »
Spending Your Money Like There’s No Tomorrow: The Parable of Uncle Barry
The Democrats, led by President Barack Obama and Senator Harry Reid, keep telling Americans that everything will be great, if their Republican opponents would just stop blocking their plans. In this battle over the nation’s debt limit and annual budget, the Democrats have been brutal in their rhetoric, accusing their opponents of being extremists, anarchists, arsonists, hostage-takers, bomb-strapping terrorists, spouse abusers, extortionists, creatures from another | Read More »
The “One Issue” Harry Reid Shutdown: Saving the Obamacare Exemption for D.C. Ruling Class
Barack Obama and Harry Reid refuse to fund the Government for only ONE reason, and that is, they and their insider friends in the elite D.C. ruling class refuse to live under the very same Obamacare provisions that they are shoving down the throats of the American people. That is the ONLY remaining issue. The House has passed and sent to the Senate the same | Read More »
Grover’s Pledge: Time to Revise?
Did you see the great article by Tony Lee on Breitbart.com entitled: NORQUIST: CRUZ MUST ‘APOLOGIZE’ TO REPUBLICANS FOR DEFUNDING STRATEGY? http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/10/08/Grover-Norquist-Cruz-Must-Apologize-to-Republicans-for-Defunding-Strategy In the article, Lee states: “Continuing his relentless verbal assaults against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for his strategy to defund Obamacare, Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, accused Cruz last week of weakening the Republican Party. He said Cruz needed | Read More »
GOP Fight To Delay The Individual Mandate: Am I Missing Something?
Has the GOP effort to repeal, defund or delay Obamacare, in its entirety, really disintegrated to the point where the GOP’s last stand will be to fight for a one-year delay on the mandate upon individuals to purchase health insurance? When I first heard that idea, my emotional reaction was to favor the idea, feeling that if President Obama had delayed the mandate for corporations, | Read More »