Posts Tagged ‘tea party’
Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, February 22, 2014
At the federal level, TEApublican types have decried our national deficit, much – if not most – of which came about as a result of placing the price of a decade of warfare on a proverbial credit card. I refer, of course, to the Persian Gulf War, Gulf War II, Operation Desert Shield/Storm and the invasion of Afghanistan, etc., all of which occurred during the previous administration.
Compounding that problem was that corporate and personal income tax rates upon the wealthiest was cut, while simultaneously, the veritable house of cards was crumbling, having been built upon the miry, sinking sands of Wall Street deregulation & greed gone wild.
Nevertheless, as our nation has struggled and clawed its way back to some semblance of fiscal sanity, there have been voices arising whom assert that the federal government’s “bailout” of banks & other large, corporate enterprise has been a gross mistake, and that such a bailout should have never occurred. And, while there will doubtless be volumes written, and debates held about the good and the bad of the ordeal, what’s been done, has been done, and it’s practically all over, but the crying. So the only thing we can do now, is live & learn, and move on.
And yet, respecting one underlying problem which arose corollary to the matter, is the loss of jobs here at home. Again, it was complicated by ‘globalization,’ which – good, bad, or indifferent – is Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, January 30, 2012
Colloquially, of course, such behavior could be described as either ‘schizophrenic,’ ‘conflicted,’ ‘incompatible,’ or ‘contradictory’.
None of those terms are positive or encouraging. And certainly, none are like the sound of Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, November 21, 2011
I continue to write about how the GOP (that’d be the Republican Party) has been hijacked by radicals, most notably and recently the “TEA Party” movement, which I call “TEApublicans.”
Here, we have not mere prima facie evidence, but irrefutable proof positive – Newt Gingrich in his own words – say,
“You’re going to see from me extraordinarily radical proposals to fundamentally change the culture of poverty in America.”
What many – if not most – do not know, is that Newt Gingrich has never been considered “conservative” by conservatives.
In fact, Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, August 20, 2011
Ed Note: What you’re about to read is a letter which I had sent to a long-time and very close friend after having read the article supplied via link at the close.
This is as clear a picture as any.
The driving & motivating philosophical ideology of those Radical Republicans – among whom Newt Gingrich is chief – is wholesale de-regulation in every area, even to the extent that government is disbanded – thus resulting in anarchy.
They believe in a “Free Willy, Free Market” that is utopian & idealistic in nature, meaning it is a fantasy, rather than a solution based upon reality.
They are – as I have proclaimed for years – Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, July 4, 2011
Additional signs of President Obama’s impending re-election: Discord, turmoil, confusion, tumult and unrest within the Republican party.
July 4, 2011
Time in House Could Be Short for Republican Newcomers
WASHINGTON — Just when freshman House Republicans have finally learned their way to the Cannon Caucus Room, how to vote on a motion to proceed and which commissary serves the best tuna sandwiches, someone back home — worse, someone from their own party — wants to take it all away. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, May 14, 2011
Recently, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a “TEA Party” Republican from Kentucky, and ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and glaucoma surgeries, LASIK procedures, and corneal transplants, was quoted as saying that “a right to healthcare… means you believe in slavery.”
Dr. Paul is the ranking member of the Senate HELP Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging subcommittee, and made his comments at a Wednesday, May 11, 2011 hearing about emergency room use in American hospitals.
He said that, “With regard to the idea whether or not you have a right to health care you have to realize what that implies. I am a physician. You have a right to Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, May 7, 2011
Certainly, there’s little or no disagreement that much change is needed in the way that national politics works. At its heart however, politics is the art of compromise. And politics, first begins in the home – because neither daddy, mama, nor children always get their way; but on occasion, daddy gets his way, mama gets hers, and by mutual consent with mama & daddy, on occasion the children get theirs. Changing the tenor of political operation in this nation begins with a few points, the first of which is that that we all love this nation, and seek the best for the people. One thing I’d like to see – which others have similarly expressed – is Term Limitations in the House and Senate; perhaps five in the House (10 years) and two in the Senate (12 years), for a grand total of 22 years service.
House conservatives prepare strong demands to raise the debt-ceiling
By Erik Wasson – 05/07/11 09:55 AM ET
House conservatives appear comfortable with being unable to get Medicare reform in exchange for the debt ceiling being raised and are coalescing around other strong demands including enactment of a balanced budget amendment.
Tea Party-backed freshmen and the Republican Study Committee are Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, March 3, 2011
Does history repeat itself?
If history is any indicator, then President Obama will be re-elected.
The astute political observer will note that political events are playing out much like they did during President Clinton‘s first term. There is an angry Republican party whipped up by a vitriolic Speaker of the House, a government shutdown, allegations of a federal government that is too large, a domestic debt that is unmanageable, foreign turmoil, involvement in international armed conflict in the Middle East, anger by Republicans over health care reform, and a mid-term loss to Republicans… it’s uncanny.
Previously, I had written in an entry entitled “House Republicans move to repeal Obama health insurance reforms” that Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, August 30, 2010
Is it ~really~ all about the money?
It certainly seems that way. Even cynical voices in the “opposite” camp acknowledge speaking/appearance fees exceeding six figures for S. Palin & millions for G. Beck’s media enterprises. But upon what authority and principle does it rest? -…Click here to foment civil unrest and agitation…>
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Friday, August 27, 2010
A good friend of mine composed this homespun style letter, which I find heartfelt and equally expressive. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. It is published here with express permission, and anonymity, at the author’s request.
Dear Tea Party tourists in DC,
Couple of things.
First, please Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Wednesday, April 28, 2010
A few days ago, I was pleasantly surprised to hear my brother say something about Sarah Palin.
It wasn’t that it surprised me that he would opine – though in recent history, I don’t recall him sharing any opinions – but what he said.
It was that his observance of Sarah Palin’s words and actions were nothing really short of whacky. (I am paraphrasing – those were not his exact words.)
Though I suppose I would identify him in years past as “conservative” (whatever THAT’s supposed to mean), but his …Continue…
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, April 8, 2010
So-called “tea” partiers may be disappointed
The Tax Policy Center (TPC), a non-partisan policy analysis and collaborative effort of the Brookings Institution and Urban Institute, both Washington, D.C. think-tanks, recently reported that 47% of all Americans will not pay income tax for the 2009 tax year.
President Obama’s “Making Work Pay” tax credits, and his American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) have further reduced income tax burdens on Americans.
Because of his initiatives, more than half of all elderly households, families with children, and other Americans will pay no income tax this year. More than 75% of married couples and single heads of households with income between $30,000 – 40,000 will pay no income tax. And more than 90% of all households with children will have no tax liability this year.
The Tax Policy Center estimated President Obama’s policies significantly lowered the tax burden on average Americans, …Continue…
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, March 25, 2010
How dare you!
“For the desire of money is the root of all evils; which some coveting have erred from the faith, and have entangled themselves in many sorrows.” 1 Timothy 6:10 (DRV)
You either do it for love, or for money. If you do it for money, that makes you a… …Continue…
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