Tag Archive: Republican Party

Oct 02

Being “The Other”

In Brief— The author wanders through his memories of the New Mexico boarding school and his experience as one of the few Anglos in a predominantly Hispanic school. Prejudice is the child of ignorance. (William Hazlitt)— They called me “Whitey.” They called me crude names. I was a scrawny, blond, fifth grader, one of very …

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Jun 12

The Electoral College vs. the Popular Vote

In Brief—An examination of the 18th Century Electoral College and the need for replacing it in favor of counting all votes equally. Fairness Versus an 18th Century Compromise— Let’s turn our Rip Van Winkle hats backward and travel back to 18th Century Philadelphia. Unlike those good old days of high school, this is going to …

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Mar 20

The Democratic and Republican Cartel

In Brief—America’s two party system—Democratic and Republican—is rigged to exclude other parties from competing for the people’s vote thereby reducing interest in the democratic system boasted about by America. ——————————————————————————————————————————— The Strangulation of America’s Third Parties— A cartel for political purposes is defined as a coalition or cooperative arrangement between political parties intended to promote …

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Mar 06

The Shakespeare Myth

In Brief—The evidence shows that Mary Sidney Herbert, the Countess of Pembroke, probably wrote the sonnets and plays attributed to William Shakespeare. The blog author shows why this is the case. ————————————————————————————————————————- ”All hoods make not monks.” (Henry VIII) “Fraud” is too strong a word, but Myth” fits the facts like a fine glove. Not …

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Feb 14

Republicans and Their Regressive Platform

In Brief—A discussion of the hurdles Republicans face that will determine whether the nation stands or falls in an ever-changing world. ————————————————————————————————————— Hurdles Determine the Race— I have a confession. My first vote was Republican. If it was good enough for my family it was good enough for me. I quickly realized that my philosophy …

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Jan 24

Human Nature and the Voter

In Brief—An examination of the way flawed human nature affects how most voters react and vote. ———————————————————————————————————————– Never Underestimate Human Stupidity (Albert Einstein)— Did you ever notice in one of those nature films how a massive shimmering school of fish will suddenly change direction and move in the opposite direction? That’s much like humans react. …

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Oct 04

Republican Policies Are Dangerous for Health

In Brief—Witless and misinformed Republicans are targeting not only the innocent Planned Parenthood, they are also targeting and forcing the cancellation of fetal tissue research that’s essential in the fight against devastating diseases. ———————————————————————————————————————————- Cutting Off Your Nose to Spite Your Face— Deliberately and falsely maligning the Planned Parenthood organization combined with ignorant and pandering …

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Sep 20

Racism, Sexism and Fundamentalist Christianity

In Brief—This piece pulls back the curtain to reveal the ugly motivation driving Republican efforts to obstruct the Obama administration, undermine women and defund an organization that serves not just women but the community at large. It reveals the larger Republican agenda. ————————————————————————————————————————————- The Truth Hurts— A black president, the war on women and whining …

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Sep 13

Republican Sexual Abuse and Lies

In Brief—Under the guise of protecting them, the Republican Party has targeted females through outrageous deceit and abuse of their constitutional right to determine their own health. Facts are presented to show readers what is being done and solutions are offered to stop the lies and abuse before they go further. —————————————————————————————————————————————- The Republican Big …

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Aug 23

The Clown Car and American Politics

In Brief—A candid look at the Republican Party and the current sclerotic state of American politics. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Bring in the Clowns— The colorful little car rolls to a stop in the spotlight on stage. One, two three…ten Republican men emerge dressed in their Sunday best, pockets bulging with money showered on them by their rich …

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