On Entering the Dark Side

It’s fair to say that I’m something of a political junkie. Lately I’ve been following conservative blogs. Like Red State, which is essentially the Republican equivalent of DailyKos. Why? you ask. I know what I think about the Republican presidential candidates — Romney’s liberal past will come back to bite him in the ass, Huckabee’sContinue reading “On Entering the Dark Side”

On the Coming Crack-Up

Here’s an interesting little story. The “Religious Right” isn’t happy with the Republican Party. The GOP doesn’t value their interests. The GOP isn’t fighting for what they want. And they really don’t like Rudy Guiliani. What does all this mean? There’s the obvious fear, on the part of the Republicans, that the religious voting blocContinue reading “On the Coming Crack-Up”

On Ending the Party

It surprises people who know my political leanings that I have a necktie that proudly celebrates the history of the Republican Party. The print is a collection of campaign buttons, stretching from the 1880s through “I Like Ike.” I wear the tie often, perhaps twice a month. I like to wear it. The surprise comesContinue reading “On Ending the Party”