Tag Archive for "Republicans"

My Turn To Eat Crow

  I was wrong.  No excuses, no whining – I was simply wrong.  It was not Romney early and often.  President Obama and the Democrats won a tough fought victory holding onto the Presidency and increasing their advantage in the Senate from a 53-47 starting point.  I had been preaching for weeks that the key…
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Voters’ Guides Part 2 – Tea Party Candidates List

  Here is the second of the voter’s guides we will provide you here at Thinking Right.  Again, these are not endorsements from Thinking Right, we are simply trying to give you as many sources of information as we can.  More to follow.    The Tea Party Candidates List 2012     The ultimate goal of the tea…
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The Presidential Candidates, Social Issues, and the Constitution (Part 2)

  Several years ago if you asked the average U.S. citizen what form of government we had, they would have most likely have answered; “A democracy.”  In very recent years it has been said enough times in the media that the U.S. was founded as a federation that I now believe most citizens accept that fact. However,…
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Conservative Voter Guides (Part 1) – The Election Forum Voter’s Guide

  Thinking Right Blog is running the first in a series of conservative voter guides to assist you in making intelligent decisions in November.  Thinking Right does not necessarily endorse any of these voter’s guides, we are providing these to give you a wide selection of viewpoints from which to make your decisions.  These will be…
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Lies, Damned Lies & Government Statistics (Part 2) Polling

  Capturing headlines on a daily basis, a flood of polls and polling data paints a conflicting and very confusing picture of the 2012 Presidential election.  Adding to the confusion, it seems like every poll is different and every news agency conveniently broadcasts polls that supports its most recent claims.  Why are each of these…
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Stop Listening to Politicians!

Why do I say this? Is it because everyone knows politicians will say anything to get elected (or reelected) or is it because everyone knows that politicians lie? No, it is because it is a very poor predictor of what a politician will do or try to do if they are elected or reelected. Anyone old…
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First Hard Questions For Obama In Four Years Yields Horrible Debate Performance

Photo Courtesy of the Comical Conservative As President Obama returns to his strength today, answering softball questions with the help of a teleprompter, it is very clear that there are  some things that he cannot do well – think on his feet, answer tough questions and actually respond to the question asked.  Those weaknesses were…
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Tomorrow’s Obama/Romney Debates Could Determine Presidency

Tomorrow night could mean everything to this Presidential election, or it could mean nothing at all.  Polls around the country have this race in an absolute deadlock (those polls not using the faulty modeling from 2008) and so tonight could mean everything.  Jimmy Carter was leading Reagan going into the debates and was swept out…
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What Is The Proper Role of Government?

This will be the first edition of point/counterpoint where one side of the political spectrum will debate with someone from the other side.  In this first edition, Geoff Willis presents the “Point”  while Deborah Rosenthal presents the “Counterpoint.” POINT – The Constitution Protects The Power Of The People FROM the Government, It Does Not Create…
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Governor Martinez Headlines OC Flag Day

  Featuring New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez the 12th annual OCGOP Flag Day Celebration will take place tonight at 7:00 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine. Martinez was elected in November 2, 2010 pledging to cut wasteful spending, lower taxes to create more jobs, end “pay-to-play” practices and other corruption in government and fight to reform…
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Neither Party Listening to Voters

  Part of the reason that there is so much dissatisfaction with the current state of politics is that neither party is listening at all to what the voters are saying.  The electorate’s frustration over the lack of responsiveness of BOTH parties has grown to the point that large groups have found the need to…
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“We’re Going to Disney World” State Senator Tells Disabled Son, Then Beats Him

Landing in jail during vacation is not my idea of a good time.  Beating your mentally disabled son and then telling police you don’t think its a crime makes me quickly lose sympathy for the accused.  54 year old Wyoming State Senator Bob Nicholas (R) was arrested In Boca Grande Florida earlier this week after…
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