Tag Archive: Republican

Mar 30 2013

The plan to turn Medicare into 'We Don't Care'

Apparently, Rep. Paul Ryan missed the outcome of last November’s presidential election. Oh, wait — wasn’t he on the ballot in that election as Mitt Romney’s running mate? Well, yes, but less than five months later, the Wisconsin Republican seems to have forgotten that he and the Mittster were soundly rejected. Maybe the trauma of …

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Jul 30 2012

How Mitt got his

Romney keeps playing hide-and-seek with his booty. By Jim Hightower What a blessing it is for Mitt Romney to serve as the Republican nominee for president. He’s a living portrait of Mr. Wall Street Man. As his candidacy unfolds, it’s allowing us commoners to get a peek into how the privileged few rig the rules …

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Jun 18 2012

Running for Magician-in-Chief

Running for Magician-in-Chief Republicans are embracing a dangerous Marxist philosophy. By Donald Kaul Our long national nightmare is over. Mitt Romney has won the Republican nomination for president. Let the etch-a-sketching begin. Romney was officially put over the top by the Texas primary last month, although in truth his victory had been a foregone conclusion …

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Mar 12 2012

Rush Limbaugh and the Live Volcano

American women are fed up. By Martha Burk It’s not about free speech. Within extremely wide limits, Rush Limbaugh certainly has the right to say anything he pleases. It’s not about sponsors. Even if I’m glad that JC Penney, Netflix, Allstate Insurance, and at least 50 more advertisers have dropped Limbaugh’s show. And that nearly …

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Jan 30 2012

The 1 Percent Candidate

The 1 Percent Candidate There’s a secretive effort by mega-rich Wall Street titans to place a presidential candidate on the ballot in November. By Peter Hart Think big money and Wall Street have too much influence over national politics? Not to worry: A third-party presidential candidate bankrolled by hedge funds will fix all of that. …

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Dec 08 2011

Merritt announces candidacy

Former State Representative Tommy Merritt has officially announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for State Representative, District 7. Merritt served in the Texas Legislature from 1997 – 2011.  During his tenure, he was Chairman of the House Committees on Public Safety and Energy Resources.  He also served on the committees for Transportation, Local & …

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Oct 26 2011

Voting has begun

Voting in the November 8th Texas Constitutional Amendment Election has begun, so take advantage of the opportunity to cast your vote! There are ten amendments on the ballot for voters to decide, and additionally, there are a number of municipal and local elections happening around the state, including a special election for House District 14 …

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Oct 18 2011

The GOP Loves the Federal Spending it Hates

Sen. McConnell’s tirade about the Solyndra debacle would’ve had a lot more moral punch if it were not for Zap Motors. By Jim Hightower Whatever else you think about tea-party-infused Republican leaders in Congress, at least they’re consistent in their opposition to big government intrusion in the economy, right? Absolutely. Unless you count intrusions of …

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