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Republican Fear Mongering: What They Thought after the '08 Election

This may be very, very old news to those of you who have been liberal for years, but I was raised by conservative parents in a deeply religious environment, so seeing this from the other side is still new to me sometimes. 915 more words

Could Bernie Sanders Go on to Win the Democratic Nomination?

It’s safe to say that this election has so far been nothing short of a doozy. Few people, I believe, could have predicted the success that Donald Trump would have had in maintaining a grasp on the right leaning media, and hurl himself into existence, persistence, and resistance that has since become the Republican Party.. 1,125 more words


Tea Party Explained?

They Came From Beyond Reason…….would have been a great title for a 50’s movie from RKO, starring Dan Durea…..if only……..

The election of ’08 brought to the forefront of politics the Tea Party…..and ever since people have tried to explain just what exactly the TP is all about……I think I have found a plain, simple and very to the point explanation of what the TP is……..whatcha think?


2008 Presidential Election

The 2008 election was what some thought the 2004 election would be.  A push for higher voter turnout resulted in what was one of the highest U.S. 686 more words


Big Girls Don’t Cry: The Election that Changed Everything For American Women by Rebecca Traister

Here’s the main thing: Rebecca Traister can write her ass off. If anyone was going to be up to the task of summarizing what went down in the 2008 elections with regard to gender, race, and class it was Traister. 739 more words

Sarah Palin Was Exactly Right About Obama

Now that Obama has made his historic nuclear deal with Iran, I’m reminded of Sarah Palin’s prophetic words when she spoke at the Republican National Convention in 2008. 211 more words