The other day I was in line at a store when I overheard the gentleman ahead of me vehemently insist that he didn't want to take a second bag “…to Save the Earth!” He said that was such earnest sincerity that I'm sure he believed it. And I'm sure that when I chuckled at him, … Continue reading I’ll take Two bags please.
Below you will find a piece I wrote while on jury duty back in 2010. It came to mind when I heard reports that McCain noted in his book that he regretted picking Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008. Palin has stated McCain has told her otherwise but I tend to believe the … Continue reading Why Does McCain Regret Palin, because it is to her that the GOP owes their victories
By John Ruberry Now that we have entered the first full day of President Donald Trump's second year in office it's a good time to ask this question. Is Trump a conservative? "Yes," is my firm answer. Fascinatingly, Trump doesn't talk about conservatism much, nor did he as a candidate. Contrast the president with the … Continue reading Trump Year 1: Yes he’s a conservative
For all the talk about how the base needs to cooperate with the establishment more, it’s worth remembering that the base almost always does its part on Election Day. It's the establishment that is less reliable in returning the favor. Jonah Goldberg Earlier this year just before the NH primary the popular Massachusetts Governor Charlie … Continue reading Will Charlie Baker Chris Christie the Mass GOP?
This morning while figuring out what I want to say today I read two posts that clicked in my mind exactly how to explain the GOP establishment. One of them was at Instapundit and linked to a piece by Nate Silver at Five Thirty Eight on Donald Trump & Polls titled One less reason to … Continue reading Pastor Kelly & Nate Silver help decode the GOP Establishment
If you are a member of the GOP caucus looking to become speaker now that John Boehner has resigned. I strongly suggest taking these lines from the Movie Patton to heart: Col commanding: The reason We're pinned down General is because we can't get air support! Gen Patton: The hell with that. Nobody's getting any … Continue reading The Tea Party Message to the Next GOP speaker per the Movie Patton
Ted Cruz: In 2012 we searched out and found the one person on the face of the planet who had actually designed & implemented a program just like obamacare and that's who we nominated as our presidential candidate. Literally there are seven billion people on the planet and you could walk up to anyone one of … Continue reading Will the GOP do it to Conservatives Again?
One year ago drivers in the United States in general got an unexpected gift from the laws of supply and demand. The US fracking boom which has caused the US to become the #1 energy producer in the world forced a reaction by the Saudi’s that dropped the price of fuel in the US in … Continue reading Say “Thank You” Massachusetts
One of the reasons why you often see reporters bored when they are following a candidate is they tend to hear the same message and speech over and over again. It make sense, like comedians on tour in the days before youtube, as long as the audiences are the different the message will always seem … Continue reading I See Ted Cruz: but hear Clara and Marni
Oh sorry that's the headline would be the reality if we believed Bill Clinton and the MSM who were saying the Tea Party was a violent group who were going to make trouble for the last six years. Perhaps the mayor of Baltimore should invite the Tea Party to hold a protest in the neighborhood affected by … Continue reading Tea Party Members Riot & Burn in Baltimore
Mrs Cooper:You know how your daddy used to say that you can only fish for so long before you got to throw a stick of dynamite in the water? Sheldon: Yeah. Mrs Cooper:Well, I’m done fishing The Big Bang Theory The Luminous Fish Effect 2007 I'm done. I'm done asking people to vote for the … Continue reading I’m with Mike Rogers The Time for a Conservative Party has Come
As a Massachusetts conservative watching the national media go wild about the election of a Republican Governor completely ignoring the lack of coattails (hell the lack of coat) is a source of frustration. Charlie Baker is a nice guy and he means well but his election is not likely to have more than a cosmetic … Continue reading Mass GOP Free Agency vs Building the Farm
Hazel: Is cowslip coming? Maybe he knows. Fiver: He wouldn’t come. He told me to stop talking about it Richard Adams Watership Down 1978 You have done this deed in secret, but I will bring it about in the presence of all Israel, and with the sun looking down.' 2 Samuel 12:12 At their new … Continue reading Mass Fiscal Alliance, Bill Maher & Low info voters
We've been hearing how people have turned on Barack Obama and how people regret their votes for him but with Tea Party anger at the GOP still present how much of that regret still actually exists? I thought I'd find out by our 2012 Regrets I've had a few poll [poll id="2"] You can … Continue reading The DaTechGuy 2012 Regrets I’ve had a few Poll
This is really all that needs to be said about election 2014 If Dems control the Senate, Obama will pack the Supreme Court, and you can bet Harry Reid will go nuclear on it. Yes, I understand the GOP has not earned the respect or even the support of the Tea Party voter but has … Continue reading Glenn Reynolds Explains Election 2014 in One Sentence