Category Archives: Newt Gingrich

Explaining Donald Trump

It seems to me…. “New Rule: Whenever you think the Tea Party can’t get any dumber, they get dumber. Now they’re in love with Donald Trump. Because nothing says ‘We’re serious about fiscal responsibility’ quite like a billionaire whose corporations … Continue reading

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Uncompassionate, Closeminded, Mendacious….

It seems to me…. “Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings.” ~ Howard Dean[1]. … Continue reading

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Healthcare Reform

It seems to me… “One in seven Americans, including more than 8 million children, does not have even basic healthcare coverage.” ~ Dave Reichert. Republican Presidential candidates are highly critical of what they derisively label as “Obamacare” and twenty-six states are … Continue reading

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Dump The Elephant

It seems to me… “I am not a member of any organized political party.  I am a Democrat.”  ~ Will Rogers. In the 1930s, it was the Democratic Party that was splintered into many factions.  Now, the Republican Party resembles … Continue reading

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Send In The Clowns

It seems to me… “Send in the clowns. Don’t bother they’re here.  ~ A Little Night Music, Stephen Sondheim, 1973 (recorded by Judy Collins and others). The current crop of Republican Presidential candidates reminds me of these lyrics (though the … Continue reading

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