Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Establishment Strikes Back

gop-white-house-reach-budget-deal.jpg&maxw=600&q=100&cb=20151027112250&cci_ts=20151027112249For years we’ve heard the disgruntled among us say that there’s really just one political party, and that Democrats and Republicans are just two sides of the same coin.  It turns out that’s completely correct.  The establishment of the Republican Party is much more interested in maintaining the status quo than in implementing any real conservative agenda.  You and I have simply been the chumps that believed their rhetoric and gave them control of Congress as a check on the excesses of the Democratic Party and Barack Obama.

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Bernie Sanders Just Gave Up

screen_shot_20151015_at_2.49.19_pm.png.CROP.promovar-mediumlarge.49.19_pmTuesday’s Democratic debate was nowhere near as compelling as either of the two Republican debates, but it was eventful because the front runner wasn’t knocked from her position.   Hillary Clinton made it through unscathed, and she’s the automatic winner as nobody scored any political points at her expense.  That’s the way things work in primary debates and boxing.  You need to knock the champ out to be declared the winner.

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The Trump Insurgency

Trump InsurgencyWe are witnessing an uprising in the Republican Party.  With the rise of Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina, rank and file party members are making it clear that they’re completely dissatisfied with the status quo.  Back in 2010, the Republicans were given control of the House of Representatives.  This was a direct response to the Democrats forcing Obamacare down our throats.  Americans have been consistently opposed to Obamacare, and stopping its implementation was the only reason that the Republicans were swept into power so soon after the unpopularity of the Bush years.

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