Old new lefty's Blog – December 2012 Archive (3)

KNOW YOUR ENEMY

Sometimes people look at a group and they characterize it, forming stereotypes.   However when you examine a group more closely, you find that in fact it's made up of a variety of different groups that may or may not have things in common.  The right wing power structure in Washington, DC is a perfect example of this.  Mark Weiss, author of AYN RAND NATION: The Hidden Struggle for America's Soul has detailed some of the recent subtle ideological shifts that have been occurring…

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Added by old new lefty on December 31, 2012 at 5:15am — 2 Comments

The Horrible Awfulness of Being a Republican

John Boehner has been much in the news lately.  His infamous Plan B was dead on arrival at the House Republican Caucus, and things don't look so rosy for Plans C,D,E,F, G... either.

Meanwhile, listening to American media is enough to give anyone a migrane, what with the X days, Y hours, and Z minutes before we all fall off the fiscal cliff.  No doubt the consequences of this will be at least as dire as the Mayan  Prophecy, but no matter.  The newsies are cynical enough to know that…

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Added by old new lefty on December 21, 2012 at 8:24pm — 9 Comments

The GOP's Come to Jesus Moment

Yes the electoral victory was as significant and great as all Democrats felt it was.  And yes, the defeat was as shocking and demoralizing as Republicans feared. Even now, while the clowns are posturing over the "fiscal cliff" in Washington, DC -- the Grand Old Party is beginning to break up like an  obsolete satellite just beginning to enter the earth's atmosphere. See how good Republican stalwarts begin to peel off one by one from their ironclad commitment to not raising any new taxes from…

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Added by old new lefty on December 2, 2012 at 4:50am — 5 Comments

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