Tag Archives: Republican Party
The most glaring problem was how little this group understands the world in which we now live. By David McReynolds | The Rag Blog | August 10, 2015 NEW YORK — My assumption is that most of you watched the … finish reading :
The Republican debate and the raw ego of
Here’s my instant two cents on the first GOP ‘debate’: put your money in the body bag business. By Carl Davidson | The Rag Blog | August 7, 2015 First, if any of the top people here win the White … finish reading :
What the big debate tells us about a
Once the Republicans tried to wrest back welfare reform as a political issue from Clinton, it was a race to see who could pander most successfully to the electorate. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 19, … finish reading :
Both Democrats and Republicans have it wrong
Just allowing the rich to keep more of the money they make doesn’t mean they will spend any of that money they get to keep to create any new jobs. By Ted McLaughlin | The Rag Blog | February 12, … finish reading :
There is no correlation between taxes and employment
Texas Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, speaks to an anti-abortion group outside the state capitol in Austin, Monday, July 1, 2013. Photo by Eric Gay / AP. Extremism trumps libertarian views: Donna Campbell’s dishonesty on abortion Campbell allows her extremist … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Texas Sen. Donna Campbell’s Dishonesty on Abortion
Political cartoon by John Darkow / Columbia Daily Tribune. Image from FireIntheBelly. Voter suppression is a hallmark of today’s Republicans If it took nearly 100 years to assure racial fairness in voting under law, then it might take longer than 48 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Voter Suppression is Republican Hallmark
Demonstrator at the Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas, July 1, 2013. Photos by Deborah Kirksey Coley / The Rag Blog. Women’s freedom and Texas Republicans A political party that actually loves liberty would not seek to deny it to any … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Women’s Freedom and Texas Republicans
President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act, 1965. Photo from AP. The right-wing war on democratic rights:Voting rights, immigration reform imperiled Lost in both the partisan spin and rhetorical legalisms is that the scale of political power is … finish reading Tom Hayden : The Right-Wing War on Democracy
Taking the dive! Image from Photobucket.The next step:Forward over the fiscal cliff? If John Boehner wants to give the car keys to the crazies, and they’re willing to drive over the cliff, then the rest of us should step back … finish reading ELECTION 2012 / Ed Felien : Forward Over the Fiscal Cliff?
Political cartoon by Dan Wasserman / Boston GlobeWill Ohio’s H.I.G.-owned e-voting machinesgive Romney the White House? The widespread use of electronic voting machines from ES&S, and of Diebold software maintained by Triad, allowed Blackwell to electronically flip a 4% Kerry … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Will E-Voting Machines in Ohio Give Romney the Election?
Political cartoon by Adam Zyglis / The Buffalo News / The Cagle Post.‘Lazy’ people, voting rights, andRepublicans caught with their pants down As the saying goes, most people work for their money, but a few people are able to let … finish reading Carl Davidson : ‘Lazy’ People and Voting Rights
Boss Tweed: “As long as I count the votes, what are you going to do about it?” Cartoon by Thomas Nast /Harper’s Weekly, October 7, 1871. Image from Scoop Independent News.Will nine GOP governors electronicallyflip Romney into the White House? … finish reading Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman : Could Nine GOP Governors Flip the Vote?