Good grief. The 2012 presidential election was over six months ago and Republicans (and others) are STILL talking about why they lost. The media are still doing stories on it. Whatever for? Maybe I am suffering from a lapse of memory, but I don’t ever remember this kind of “after-the-election” coverage. Yes, when the United… Read More Romney, Again?
With the fiscal cliff debacle hanging over us, I find myself cringing every time I hear the word “entitlements.” The argument, or part of the argument, as concerns how we get out of our financial crisis, is that the entitlements, Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security – are just too expensive and are not sustainable. The… Read More Entitlements be Damned
It’s a hard thing, to lose. It’s even harder to lose gracefully. It has been a full two weeks since President Barack Obama won a second term to the presidency, and still, we are hearing the wailing of Gov. Mitt Romney. Last week, he said that the president won the election because of “gifts” he… Read More To Lose Gracefully
Clearly, for a large number of Americans, things either have fallen or are falling apart in this nation. Conservatives, bitterly disappointed over the outcome of this week’s presidential election, have resorted to calling for a revolution (Donald Trump) to saying that “America died” (Victoria Jackson), to a musing that America is no longer, “traditional,” the… Read More When Things Fall Apart
Here we are on Election Day, with one candidate talking about going forward …changing the way things have been done in the past, and the other candidate talking about change …going from big government to smaller government and a balanced budget. President Barack Obama says going forward will help his policies take hold.… Read More Change