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What If The GOP Was Great Again?

It was an interesting exercise for me this morning to compare the official party platforms of two very different parties. Those parties are: * Today’s Republican Party * 1956’s Republican Party I know, I know, it’s just embarrassing to compare, say, Dwight D. Eisenhower to Donald J. Trump. That wouldn’t be fair. But those are[…]

What If The Moore-Jones Election Was Reversed?

NPR’s story about the special election in Alabama got me to wondering: “What if the roles were reversed? What if it was the Democrat who was accused of philandering with teen girls, who had been removed from high government offices twice for violating court orders, who had a history of horrible policy and behavior? Would[…]

‘The Soul Of The GOP’ Is… What Exactly?

This is bordering on ridiculous. Granted, the word “soul” doesn’t appear in the story’s body, but the headline of this Washington Post story proclaims: “Mitch McConnell vs. Roy Moore Is Now A Battle For The Soul Of The GOP”. Battle For The Soul Screenshot of Nov. 13 headline in The Washington Post The story is[…]

Why I’ll Vote Democrat Until The RNC Crumbles

In the past, I’ve voted Independent, Libertarian, and other parties as a kind of halfhearted protest against the two-party stranglehold on state-level and national politics in our country. And for a couple of years, it seemed a few other people did too. But the movement gained no traction. I realized eventually that one of the[…]

I Usually Deplore Junk Mail, But This Was Fun

Page 2 of a survey from the RNC (Copyright © 2015 by Wil C. Fry.) Perhaps due to my home address (inside Texas, but outside Austin), the Republican National Committee (RNC) has assumed I’m a Republican and sent me a four-page letter and two-page survey titled “2015 Congressional District Census”. The letter was signed by[…]

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