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Posts Tagged ‘George Bush


April 22, 2018

Political amnesia by both tribal communities results in incoherent arguments, screeching, howling, and barking at the moon.


October 25, 2012

Reason #6 – Republican Obstructionism I have definitely found something that Republican political operatives are terrific at.  That something is obstructionism.  Republicans can holler and scream all they want but facts are facts.  The obstructionism exhibited by Republicans in Congress completely disrupted a significant portion of legislative efforts during President Obama’s time in office.   There […]


October 21, 2012

“anti-science” in its attitudes and behaviors.

The previous Republican Administration was known in the scientific community as one that was significantly “anti-science”. In fact, the Bush Administration was not interested in the normal policy advisory role that scientists have fulfilled in past administrations whether Republican or Democrat. The Bush Administration was not remotely interested in factoring in the results of legitimate and fact-based scientific inquiry into their policy decisions.

In Case You Were Wondering (2)……

October 3, 2012

The Tea Party Movement: The Pendulum Swings

October 29, 2010

So who are these “boots on the ground” that make up the vast majority of the tea party movement? First of all, they are mainly members of the Republican Party. They are the very same conservative voters whose political ideology was so soundly defeated on the national level in 2006 and 2008.


October 22, 2010

Conservatives place a great deal of their faith in the “free market” system.  Simply stated, anything that stands in the way of the free market is bad for business, bad for capitalism, bad for America.  As a general rule, the Republican party will fight against any and all attempts to regulate the market and restrict its’ expression. […]

A Real Example Of Big Brother Taking Away Our Liberty

April 1, 2010

While there can be a real fear of government intrusion into the lives of the people it is supposed to be serving, I perceive that most of what we hear now is political noise without much merit.

Fear 101 – More Lies To Tolerate

March 25, 2010

Are there specific categories of lies that are more acceptable than others when it comes to the health care (insurance) debate?  All we have heard from Republicans for the past couple of months is how passage of the health reform was going to bankrupt the country.  Lets take a look at what the Congressional Budget […]

Predictable Behavior…..Well Of Course It Is!

December 30, 2009

As the NFL regular season comes to an end this weekend, literally millions of fans are wrapping up their “fantasy football” season.  Fantasy football is basically an opportunity for all of us who play to select certain players and assemble a team.  The selection process involves researching past performance and predicting future performance.  It’s a […]


September 11, 2009

I have to watch every time I see the replay of the press coverage of September 11, 2001.  Watching the replay of the events of that horrible morning always brings out the reflective side in me.  As I watched again this morning I was thinking about how the nation has responded over the past eight […]