The Reward of Compromise

When President Bush and the Washington establishment were pushing the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), the four Republican Congressmen from South Carolina reportedly “held hands and jumped” and voted for the bill. Their reasoning? “They can’t vote us all out.” The midterm elections are now over, so let’s look at what happened to each of these… Continue reading The Reward of Compromise

Conservative Infatuation: a disturbing tendency

Conservatives are like high school girls: they fall in love at the drop of a hat. There is a disturbing tendency among conservatives to make heroes too easily. Example #1: Joe Wilson Consider the case of Joe Wilson. Caught up in a self-described “town hall moment”, he shouted “You lie!” at the President when Obama was,… Continue reading Conservative Infatuation: a disturbing tendency

The Coffee Party!

I find this amusing on so many levels, but principally because I’m always glad for an excuse to protest coffee. It seems that there are some people who don’t like the rhetoric of the Tea Party (many of them supported Obama – go figure), so in protest they’ve formed…drumroll please…the COFFEE party!! From what I… Continue reading The Coffee Party!