There’s a Better Way: The Fresh Air of Good Government

A Brief Presentation to the Lexington County Democratic Party Executive Committee Neighbors, I invite you to take a deep breath.  Inhale.  Exhale. How did it feel?  I don’t know about you, but I feel refreshed.  Almost the entire day, I breathed the air of Good Government, in a public library. This evening, again, I breathe […]

GOP Rep. John Duncan Calls Out Fellow Republicans For Supporting ‘Endless War’

It isn’t often that you’ll find me agreeing with Republicans on anything, but I believe in giving credit where and when it is due. Today I read an op-ed from Rep. John J. Duncan Jr. of Tennessee’s 2nd District over at The American Conservative and I have to admit, I was quite impressed. Granted, it’s one […]

Rand Paul Tries to Compare Himself to Eisenhower, Fails Miserably

For someone who likes to project himself as a man of history and Constitutionalism, Senator Rand Paul doesn’t seem to know a whole lot about either. Then again, that’s probably what happens when your dad spends years running for President, making his last name fairly famous—and you ride his coattails to a political career. Earlier […]

Debunking the Myth of the Fiscally Responsible Republican

There’s this common misnomer within the Republican party that seems to imply calling yourself “fiscally conservative” means you’re fiscally responsible. However, Republicans are neither fiscally conservative nor fiscally responsible. When I hear “fiscally conservative” I think of someone who tends to be very frugal, some might even call cheap.  I know a couple of these […]

Strange But True: There Was a Time When Republicans Actually Made Sense

After the thrashing Mitt Romney took in November, and the repeated rejection of politicians like Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin, you’d think the GOP would get the message — running candidates who espouse beliefs that the majority of Americans outside the backwoods and hollers of the Bible Belt find repulsive is a losing strategy. What’s so […]