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Tag: democrat
  • Brown’s Victory a Vote of Anger with Government

    Scott Brown isn’t great on all issues, but his win is interesting because it shows that people are at least putting some thought into voting.  Places like California and New England will no longer automatically vote blue, but may be willing to elect candidates based on more than party.  As Mish Shedlock explains, Brown’s victory …

  • Specter a Dem…What’s the Difference?

    Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter has decided to change his political party affiliation from Republican to Democrat.  In the past, when there were actual differences between the parties, this might have been a truly meaningful act of political rebellion against a party that has so thoroughly lost its way.  Of course in today’s one party system, …

  • William Ayers at Florida State University

    Bill Ayers will now join the ranks of guest speakers at Florida State University with Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert.  Except not nearly as funny.  Ayers has been called a former “terrorist” and is a current Statist for the reform of education.  His involvement with the violent Weather Underground group has given him quite the …

  • Before getting your hopes up too high on the recent bailout vote

    Consider this. Yes, the Senate crushed the automotive bailout bill passed by Congress. However, and if I’m not mistaken, this was more of a vote to test the waters to see where the vote tally stood and didn’t really count. You can almost bet that if the vote count would’ve gone the other way, those …