Tag Archives: progressivism

Is the GOP being hypocritical by singling out Ex-Im Bank and ignoring the tax code?

I disagree with Steve Pearlstein but behind the cute logic and sophistry, he makes some good points. Why stop the holy crusade against the Export-Import Bank there? Certainly there’s more to cut. Problem is that liberal Democrats like to see the handiwork of government doing something. Populist Liz Warren voted to authorize the bank which makes loans to help large…

Read More »

Will the word ‘progressive’ help the Dems in November?

Among the Democratic candidates for governor, there has been some talk about the word progressive, especially as there is jockeying to be the candidate most worthy of that classification. But what does the word mean? It’s not a trivial question. As a Republican activist, my opinion on this is probably not worth much to those who are talking about it,…

Read More »

The Mentality of More – Part III

When speaking about Socialism Ronald Reagan famously quoted well known Socialist Norman Thomas : “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.” One only has to look at the history…

Read More »

The Mentality of More – Part II

In an insulated world it would be possible to say that there is no law that can’t be repealed and no harm that can’t be undone. Unfortunately we do not live in an insulated world. We live in a world where our debt continues to rise, jeopardizing our economic and physical security which will, in turn, lead to the collapse…

Read More »

The Mentality of More – Part I

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the Republican Party’s death are greatly exaggerated. From the moment the election returns came in this past November, liberal pundits were shouting from the rhetorical rooftops about the demise of Republicans. Not so fast. Americans should never underestimate the ability of the Democratic Party to govern poorly. We need look no further than right…

Read More »