Tag Archives | “Tea Party”

TEA Party Suckers

The problem with the TEA party people is that they are easily suckered. That the lower income people are taxed too much is a valid grievance. However, these people let themselves be co-opted by the very people whose hoarding depresses and destabilizes the economy for everyone else. (more…)

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Translating from TeaPartyese: What “negotiate” really means

Don’t let them fool you. When GOP Congressmen say they “just want to negotiate” – what they’re really saying is “we’re going to have it our way”. And when they talk about “compromise” – they’re really talking about “ratcheting it down even further.” You know how a ratchet works, right?  When you turn it, the […]

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Translating from TeaPartyese: What “negotiate” really means

Don’t let them fool you. When GOP Congressmen say they “just want to negotiate” – what they’re really saying is “we’re going to have it our way”. And when they talk about “compromise” – they’re really talking about “ratcheting it down even further.” You know how a ratchet works, right?  When you turn it, the […]

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They’re Dumb … They’re Mean… They’re Wrong About Everything.. and We Are Paying Dearly

No gun control.No birth control.No voting rights actNo gay rightsNo unionsNo worker rightsNo health care mandateNo universal health careNo mental health servicesNo abortionsNo equal payNo taxes for the wealthyNo regulations to protect workers and consumersNo money for public educationNo protection of our environment I’m sure the list goes on…

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Why I’m Still Backing Maggie

MY LTE to the Keene Sentinel. More after: In personal life, I have come to know, sometimes become good friends with, families who have a special needs or developmentally disabled child. These mothers (fathers too, but I’m closer to the women) are quietly fierce activists on behalf of their children, consistently advocating for the services […]

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This is not a spoof

This laughable video features two actual NH State House candidates.  This is not a spoof. It's funny, but not in the way the performers intended.  Susan DeLemus is an incumbent Republican running in Strafford District 11 against Democratic incumbent Anne Grassie.  She is an up and coming Tea Partier.  Jane Cormier is challenging moderate Republican […]

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Frank Szabo, Republican Sheriff Candidate & Sovereign Citizen

In all fairness, I should start by pointing out that Frank Szabo is not running unopposed for the office of Hillsborough County Sherriff.  Longtime incumbent James Hardy is opposing Szabo in the Republican Primary, and Democrat Bill Barry will be opposing Szabo or Hardy in the General Election. Szabo does have some strange ideas which […]

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New Hampshire Legislators with ALEC Ties

A thousand thanks to our friends at Occupy New Hampshire for posting this list on their site! I’m sure they won’t mind if I share it. QUESTION: Why are there two Democrats on this list? New Hampshire Legislators with ALEC Ties House of Representatives Rep. Gary Daniels (R-6)[17], ALEC State Chairman[126] and Commerce, Insurance and […]

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