Tag Archives: Republican

Change

Over at the New York Times, Sam Tanenhaus has written a helpful analysis of the two major parties’ positions. Here is an excerpt, citing Michael Gerson:
“The issues that have provided conservatives with victories in the past ó particularly welfare and crime ó have been rendered irrelevant by success,”†Michael Gerson, the Bush speechwriter turned columnist, wrote […]

This is Why I Canít Vote Republican

From the New York Times, on the future of Sarah Palin:
Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, a conservative group, called it a “top order of business” to determine Ms. Palinís future role. “Conservatives have been looking for leadership, and she has proven that she can electrify the grass roots like few people have […]

Pennsylvania Primaries

Everyone gets to vote for the candidate that they want in a primary, but the delegates you elect are the ones who get to actually vote for a presidential candidate in the national conventions. They also get to vote on their parties’ platforms, so even if their candidate isn’t nominated for president, a delegation can […]

Hello, Iím a Cafeteria Republican

Why is it that for many people, they think that certain political ideas should go together by default? If one is pro-life, they must be for the Iraq war. If one is against the death penalty, they must be for (so-called) homosexual marriage. If one is …

Political Party Woes

Generally, I try not to debate politics because there is no party that can be guaranteed my support. Libertarians want no government so they can have all they can get. Communists want government that is the will of themselves at the top. Republicans wa…