Category Archives: Political Ideology

Responding to Facebook Post

I was asked to critique why  Barack Obama’s Speech on Race was good/great – March 18, 2008 Where we should start is the assumption that this speech is good/great. I guess the…

“The Rage is Not About Health Care”

Frank Rich stated what I was trying to point out in my previous post, “Right-Wing Terrorism,” in a much more eloquent and straightforward fashion than I did. (That’s probably why…

Glenn Beck Called Out By Mormon Leaders

Glenn Beck, who recently demonized churches that preach social and economic justice as communist and fascist, caused some LDS church leaders to become so uncomfortable that they personally apologized to…

Right-Wing Terrorism

The news over the past few days has demonstrated that elements of the Tea Party and others on the far right have resorted to blatant bigotry and threats of violence…

The Conservatives’ Waterloo

David Frum, President George W. Bush’s former speechwriter and a conservative political pundit posted the following on his website yesterday. I highly recommend the entire article, but here are some…

Just to clear it up once and for all…

In 1998, Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the First Quorum of the Seventy gave a lengthy interview with the Salt Lake Tribune, in which he explained why the First Presidency…

What Do Republicans Believe?

In the break room at work we have a TV that runs news programs throughout the entire day.Since the office is primarily Republican, I get an earful from Fox News…

The Republican Philosophy – One Giant Credit Card

Tax and Spend Liberals. If I had a nickel for every time I heard this phrase, I would be writing this post from an exotic hut with glass bottom floors…

Five Reasons Obama/McCain Will Win

With the 2008 presidential election coming into play, I thought I would write five reasons why each candidate will win in November: Barack Obama: Money.Money wins elections. Money allows the…

Email to a Friend on Capital Hill

Wow, You seem quick to give up the crown. With McCain winning the Republican nomination, I am not so sure Obama can pull it off. He still has to get…

Change in Control

As many of you have probably guessed, the change in the control of the House and Senate is welcomed by me. Oversight, balance, and hopefully bipartisanship will be restored to…

Humbled, and Unchanged.

One of the most controversial moves of President Bush’s presidency occurred last year. While Congress was on break, President Bush’s nominee of UN Ambassador slid in the back door. During…

If the Democrats Take Back Congress…

Any Fox Network viewer will tell you that the consequences for Democrats taking back the two houses of congress are catastrophic. Partisan fighting would continue, the war on terror would…

Representative Tim Ryan

Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) Congressman Ryan makes a point concerning the torture bill being debated in Congress. Worth a listen.