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Confessions of a Progressive Republican
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Declaration of Independence (Adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776) The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the [...]
Ban the Gerrymander ================================= Should voters choose their politicians? Or should politicians choose their voters? Tennessee Representative bills, the Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act and the Transparency in Redistricting Act. They’re a unique chance for America to break a decade-long slide toward permanent “gerrymanders,” artificially intensified partisanship and legislative gridlock. For the next decade, [...]
As you can imagine, the last issue of The Progressive Republican stirred up quite a controversy. “The Denial Continues: The GOP and Abortion” ruffled quite a few feathers. The article was reprinted in many other newspapers, including the California Congress of Republicans’ newsletter Grass Roots. Consequently, there was a lot of discussion about the article [...]
From the Economist: The tea-party movement is pushing the Republicans to the right. That may make it harder to recapture the White House from Barack Obama IN MOST democracies, politicians have a wretched time in opposition. America arranges things differently. Even in opposition, the minority party can still play a powerful role. It can propose, [...]
From the Economist Magazine Too much anger and too few ideas. America needs a better alternative to Barack Obama HAPPY days are here again for the Republicans, or so you might think. Barack Obama’s popularity rating is sagging well below 50%. Passing health-care reform has done nothing to help him; most Americans believe he has [...]
By ARTHUR LAFFER Today’s corporate profits reflect an income shift into 2010. These profits will tumble next year, preceded most likely by the stock market. People can change the volume, the location and the composition of their income, and they can do so in response to changes in government policies. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that [...]
In nihilistic political societies like Hitler’s Germany or any Communist country it is very easy for the country to erode someone’s political rights. In our country, according to the document that created the legal foundation for the existence of our nation, the Declaration of Independence, it said the rights of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit [...]
COPY, PASTE AND SEND THIS MESSAGE TO 10+ FRIENDS ————————————————————————————————— Hi friends – I’m supporting Tom Campbell for U.S. Senate because he’s a conservative free-market economist who will fight federal spending and debt – and because he’s the only Republican who can defeat Barbara Boxer, as shown by his 7% lead over Boxer in the [...]
A TALE OF TWO WOMEN by Mark Herrick, State President California Republcan League If McCain was set on choosing a VP candidate in the last election that was female and from one of our newer and smaller states, McCain should have picked Linda Lingle and not Sarah Palin. Linda Lingle is the type of [...]
As of today, obtaining a job at Hooters deserves more kudos and respect than receiving the Nobel Peace Price
First he won’t meet with a former Nobel Prize winner (the Dalai Lama), and then he gets one?!?!?
Can some one out there give me one reasonable and rational reason that our President should receive this award (I almost said honor, but in my mind it is no longer an honor)?