Tag Archives: Republicans

American Democracy in Action (a conversation)

Quote of the Day: As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will … Continue reading

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Unrelated and Incomplete Things Pondered

Quote of the Day: “I’m a limousine ridin, jet flyin, kiss stealin, wheelin dealin son of a gun. Whooooo!” Ric Flair Did you know under the Obama administration if you and your spouse die the GOVERNMENT can decide who raises … Continue reading

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REBRANDING! It’s the Latest Party Craze

Quote of the Day:     “In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”     –George Orwell The Michael Steele helmed GOP is a blank stare creating machine. Politico reported yesterday (May 13, 2009) … Continue reading

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The Quiet Coup

Quote of the Day:      “Behind the ostensible government lies an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.”     –Teddy Roosevelt If you are interested in the state of our economy and how we … Continue reading

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Travellinbaen Named Top Candidate for Obama’s First Supreme Court Nomination

Quote of the Day:     —“The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.”      –Oliver Wendell Holmes According to a source who must remain … Continue reading

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Travellinbaen’s Political Consulting Service, Bipartisan Edition

Quote of the Day:     “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”     –Mark Twain TB’s been thinking about the state of politics in America lately, and trying to set aside my ingrained bias against the Republican … Continue reading

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Warning…this post could make your head explode (I think mine just did)

Quote of the Day:     “I would not give a fig for the simplicity this side of complexity, but I would give my life for the simplicity on the other side of complexity.”     –Oliver Wendell Holmes TB … Continue reading

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For My Republican Friends

As a patriotic American, the last thing I want to see is a major political party fail. GOP leaders will eventually have to come up with their own ideas to get us out of the mess we’re in and I … Continue reading

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Obama Wins, TB’s Ten-Cent Analysis

Quote of the Day     “And to all those watching tonight from beyond our shores, from parliaments and palaces to those who are huddled around radios in the forgotten corners of our world – our stories are singular, but our … Continue reading

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The Fly in the Ointment of Conservative Theory

Quote of the Day     “Those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholder equity, myself included, are in a state of shocked disbelief.”     Alan Greenspan, last week Henry Waxman asked former Fed … Continue reading

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