Tagged: 2012 elections

The Sheer, Unmitigated Ugliness of Rand Paul

The Sheer, Unmitigated Ugliness of Rand Paul

I try not to dislike anyone, but some people simply make my skin crawl. It’s not just that I disagree with their ideas; it’s more than that. I dislike them personally. I try not...

Looks Like the President is Making a Big Mistake

Looks Like the President is Making a Big Mistake

Barack Obama is nobody’s fool, but he is reportedly doing a very foolish thing. If news reports about his budget proposals are true, he is sabotaging the Democratic Party’s chances of winning back the...

Romney Owns the Machines that Count the Votes

Romney Owns the Machines that Count the Votes

Flashback to an earlier election scandal: In 2004, in the dead of election night, an electronic swing of more than 300,000 votes switched Ohio from the John Kerry column to George W. Bush, giving...

Those Debates Should be Fun to Watch

Those Debates Should be Fun to Watch

The debates are almost upon us, and I can’t wait to tune in. Talk about suspense! No, there’s not much suspense about the election itself; voting is already under way in many states, and...

Dear Sir, You Might be One of Mitt’s Moochers

Dear Sir, You Might be One of Mitt’s Moochers

They write letters to the editor of the local newspaper, complaining about Obama’s presidency, about the way America has turned away from God, about the undeserving poor who depend on government assistance to survive....

Conventions are a Waste of Time – and Money

Conventions are a Waste of Time – and Money

I watched the red, white and blue balloons showering down on delegates as the Republican convention in Tampa climaxed last week, and I wondered how much they cost. What a waste, I thought. How...

Highlighting the Republicans’ Subversive Strategy

Highlighting the Republicans’ Subversive Strategy

Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention illuminated the Republicans’ cynical, subversive strategy for recapturing the White House. On the day President Obama was inaugurated, a group of key Republican leaders gathered...

The Relentless Right is Pulling out all the Stops

The Relentless Right is Pulling out all the Stops

This is the Big One – the winner-take-all, no-holds-barred fight to the finish. The conservatives are betting the farm on this year’s presidential election, and they don’t care what they have to do to...

By Choosing Ryan, Romney Bares his Fangs

By Choosing Ryan, Romney Bares his Fangs

  Mitt Romney no longer cares who knows it: he’s the rich man’s champion, the might-is-right prophet, the standard bearer for the Ayn Rand generation of every man for himself and the Devil take the stragglers....

Harry Reid Could be Right about Romney’s Taxes

Harry Reid Could be Right about Romney’s Taxes

I know it sounds preposterous. How could Harry Reid claim that Mitt Romney paid no taxes for 10 years? How impossible is that? Well, as it turns out, it’s not that impossible. The richer...