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Democrats and the Long Game

Democrats and the Long Game

    By Robert Ringer Most pundits believe that when every Democratic candidate raised his/her hand when asked if they would support healthcare for illegal immigrants, it was the death knell for the Dirty Dems’ chances in 2020.  And they’re probably right.  Even so, from what we’ve witnessed to date, there are certain to be […]

Election 2016: They Don’t Own Your Vote

Election 2016: They Don’t Own Your Vote

Election 2016: Busted Ain’t Such a Bad Thing

Election 2016: Busted Ain’t Such a Bad Thing

by Thomas L. Knapp . Let me alert you to three facts: .. Fact #1: Donald Trump has a ceiling of support among Republican primary voters. . Fact #2:  While it’s hard to tell exactly how high that ceiling is, it’s almost certainly short of an absolute majority in any state. . Fact #3: The […]

Spoiled Rotten: Who Owns Your Vote?

Spoiled Rotten: Who Owns Your Vote?

  , . By Thomas L. Knapp There’s a word that sets my teeth on edge, bubbling up among the commentariat every other year as election campaigns heat up. In this cycle I’m starting to hear it earlier than usual, mainly because prominent candidates — first Donald Trump, now Jim Webb — are rumored to […]

“Why (gasp!), Bernie Sanders is a SOCIALIST!”

“Why (gasp!), Bernie Sanders is a SOCIALIST!”

 By Butler Shaffer August 21, 2015 Yes, and so are all the other presidential candidates; and all the other politicians; and all political parties; and all political systems! Throughout human history, and regardless of the label under which any have operated, every political system has been premised on the arrogated authority to preempt decision making over the […]