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How the GOP will change after Trump

How much will the Republican Party change after the Trumpocalypse? Zero. Nada. None at all. Leaders at every level have signaled that white nationalism is now acceptable in the Party of Lincoln. From Paul Ryan to Scott Walker to Marco

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Posted in Election 2020, Politics of Crazy, Uncategorized

Why Republican criticism of Trump fails

Mitt Romney took to Twitter on Monday to denounce Trump’s infamous KKK hedge. For months Romney has been cautiously critical of Trump, but only now does Romney consider Trump’s antics “disqualifying.” Other conservatives have now echoed Romney’s comments and a

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Posted in blue wall, Civil Rights, Election 2016, Uncategorized

The American Prime Minister

One of Newt Gingrich’s first moves after gaining control of the House in 1994 was to cut off funding for Congressional caucuses or “Legislative Service Organizations” (LSO’s). News reports at the time focused on the impact this would have on

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Posted in congress, Politics of Crazy

Paul Ryan inches toward a basic income

Rep. Paul Ryan unveiled the latest stage in his personal evolution on poverty and welfare Wednesday in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute. Like Sen. Marco Rubio, Ryan is part of a small Republican minority still trying to engage

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Posted in Economics, Welfare State

White people are poor because of their culture

Paul Ryan has been in trouble recently because of his comments about the “inner city” poor and their culture of laziness and dependency. Ryan’s courage in standing up to the PC Nazis is admirable. His stand may finally open up

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Posted in Race, Welfare State

Blaming the Poor Feels Great

And the disciples asked Jesus, “Who sinned, this man or his parents that he was born blind?” Being confronted with the suffering of others triggers discomfort in almost any healthy person. That compassionate urge is particularly nagging when the misery

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Posted in Economics, Republican Party, Welfare State
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