Red Eye: Have You Taken the Pledge?

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This week, the Republican party released A Pledge to America: a 45 page document renewing its committment to return to Constitutional principles and fiscal conservatism. As one might expect, some people are skeptical. “Red Eye” host, Greg Gutfeld, made The Pledge the top story on the most recent episode of the popular FOX News show, … Continue reading

Harry Reid – No Cracker, Jack!

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You may remember Harry Reid (D, natch), the senior US Senator from lovely Nevada, from the intense debate on health care. He likened opposition to health care reform with slavery. Or, you may remember him by his references to now President Barack Obama as being “light skinned” enough with “no Negro dialect” to be elected … Continue reading

Texas GOP – True Conservatives or Authoritarian Jackasses?

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UPDATE: Sunday – 1:00 PM – It was gently pointed out to me that the Texas GOP Platform is not necessarily universally endorsed by all Texas Republicans. She is absolutely correct. Let me state, for the record, that where I refer to the Texas GOP in this post, I’m referring to the governing body of … Continue reading

Popular Liberal Myths About Conservatives (And Republicans, Specifically)

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Myth 1: Republicans are racist The only (to my knowledge) sitting member of the US Senate who was ever associated with the KKK is Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia – a Democrat. Republicans freed the slaves in the Civil War. Democrats fought for secession. While black conservatives have twice (to my knowledge) mistakenly claimed … Continue reading