Tag Archives: 2008 election

It Never Stops

In order to (I presume) accurately quote a late Senator one word in this article will violate my PG rating.

Today’s will be another article of the catch up variety. There is a lot to cover much of which if history is a guide I’ll never get to. Continue reading It Never Stops

Two Brands; Both Dangerous

There are two far right political brands in America today. They are both dangerous to American democracy. Think this is all hyperbole; read on. Continue reading Two Brands; Both Dangerous

Article To File: The GOP Obit

I was never trained as a journalist. I have had columns in four different newspapers over the years but they have always been opinion columns. A common task assigned to junior scribes is the writing of obituaries for famous people well in advance of their demise. I never had to do that and today is my first attempt. The “article” is basically a fill in the blanks template so that an obit can be published soon after the final “chapter”. The template is then stored away and if necessary, periodically updated.

Today’s article is a template obituary for the Republican Party.

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The GOP’s Trump Problem

The big story of last week is not exclusive to last week nor was it apparent. Its impact is yet to be known but could put America in serious jeopardy if not end it, as we know it anyway. Let me expand and explain.

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GOP – Where From Here?

When the truth is found to be lies,

And all the joy within you dies,

Don’t you want somebody to love,

Don’t you need somebody to love,

Wouldn’t you love somebody to love,

You better find somebody to love

 

Those are the opening lines of the Jefferson Airplane’s 1967 hit, Somebody to Love, which Grace Slick belted out.  That song posed a lot of questions that today’s Republican Party should be asking itself.  Let’s explore. Continue reading GOP – Where From Here?