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Posts Tagged ‘Southern Republicans

So What Are Some Of The Reasons That People Want Voter ID Laws To Take Affect?

August 13, 2013

Is voter fraud really a problem in our elections?  If voter fraud is a problem, has it had any role in electing individuals to office?  Why is it that Republicans stress the importance of voter id laws and Democrats are against them? If you listen to a Republican touting the importance of voter ID laws you […]


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.


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. […]

Is Perception Reality?

March 30, 2010

This cartoon makes a very profound political comment about the very real perception that is “in the air” about the Republican Party.  You may or may not agree…. but the perception is out there based upon behavior.   Cartoon by Joel Pett – Lexington Herald-Leader  March 24, 2010


August 13, 2009

In my recent post “Diminishing Democracy” I mentioned that Richard Nixon had come to the conclusion that the future of the Republican Party was in the South.   Based upon all that has happened politically since Nixon’s proclammation, I agreed with his conclusion.   Here are some startling statistics that I discovered today with regard to those who […]