Posts Tagged ‘Grand Old Party’

“Milk, Honey, or Hemlock”

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Is the Tea Party poisoning the Grand Old Party?

Republicans have never been particularly good at governing, but the Tea Party makes it impossible.

Life has become difficult for the Republican Party as their base — mostly old, Fox-watching white people — is fading into oblivion. A base easily stirred up over third rail issues and easy to convince to vote against their own best interest.

The advent of the Tea baggers in 2010, The Madhatter’s Tea Party,” has made things even worse. The political train is racing past Republicans and they don’t have a ticket to climb on board.

Where do they go from here?

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“By All Appearances”

Republicans want us to believe they’re still the ‘Grand Old Party’

At first glance, or really first listen, they sound like they’ve done some pretty wonderful things — like they’re fighting for you.

But looks, and sound bites can be deceiving. They no longer resemble the party known as the Republican Party not so many years ago — a conservative group of individuals that worked for a better country for all.

So, who are these new Republicans?

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“Rubio’s Cube”

This article is now on The Huffington Post. It is the 84th article they’ve posted.

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The right-wing tries again to rebut the President!

Marco Rubio, chosen as the sacrificial lamb for the GOP, faced the cameras after the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night to deliver the Republican view of our current situation.

Like a jumbled Rubik’s Cube, Rubio and the GOP find themselves in a state of confusion.

Unfortunately, there was only one watershed moment for Senator Rubio in his vain attempt to discredit a President who has found a voice and is rising in popularity.

So who is right in this moment in time; this extraordinary moment in history?

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