Tagged: joe lieberman

Santorum Makes Third-Party Challenge Plausible

Santorum Makes Third-Party Challenge Plausible

As I listen in disbelief to the ravings of Rick Santorum, I have to consider the possibility that a serious third-party presidenital challenge is possible this year.The former Pennsylvania senator sounds more and more...

Don’t Give up the Fight, Congressman Weiner

Don’t Give up the Fight, Congressman Weiner

I hope we haven’t heard the last of Congressman Anthony Weiner. The country needs him. It doesn’t deserve him, of course. The American public – goaded by the media and led by stampeding politicians...

“Moderate” Democrats Sneakily Side with the Rich

“Moderate” Democrats Sneakily Side with the Rich

It seems to me that most Americans regard politics as some kind of game – like football or baseball. They’re fans of one party or the other and vote that way regardless. They treat...

Democrats Should Deep-Six the U.S. Senate’s Filibuster Rule

Democrats Should Deep-Six the U.S. Senate’s Filibuster Rule

In Britain, Canada and Jamaica, the party that wins an election is expected to implement its platform. If enough members of the governing party vote against a major piece of legislation, causing it to...

Surely, It Must Be Time to Get Rid of Joe Lieberman

Surely, It Must Be Time to Get Rid of Joe Lieberman

What does Joe know? Senator Lieberman, I mean. He must have some very damaging information on the Democratic Party’s top brass or he wouldn’t still be chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs...

Don’t Laugh at the Republicans. They Might be on to Something

Don’t Laugh at the Republicans. They Might be on to Something

Facing fierce pressure from conservatives, Republican Party leaders are trying to come up with a plan to ensure their candidates aren’t vulnerable to challenges from the right. This was apparently motivated by a recent...

O Say Can You See Through the Health Care “Reform” Boondoggle?

O Say Can You See Through the Health Care “Reform” Boondoggle?

Hear the words of the prophet: There will be no meaningful health care reform for Americans this year… or next. It is also unlikely that there will be health care reform legislation, however weak,...

Fool Me Once Shame on You, But Fool Me Over and Over?

Fool Me Once Shame on You, But Fool Me Over and Over?

According to an old saying (I read on the web that it originated in ancient China), “fool me once shame on you; fool me twice shame on me.” But what about “fool me over...