Data Point – Do tell – Primary exit polling vis-a-vis the Republican Party

by Skip March 2, 2016

Those voting in the Republican Party Primary dish (diss?) on the GOP: Angry Republicans turned out to vote in the South Large numbers of Republicans across the board said they felt “betrayed” by their party, with almost 6 in 10 feeling that way in Georgia and Alabama, and 1 in 2 feeling that way in […]

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Notable Quote

by Susan Olsen September 30, 2015

“There’s a level of anger far deeper and more consequential than expressed rage or visible behavior. Cold Anger does not need to go to violence. For those who carry it, no conversation is needed. You cannot poll or measure it; and even those who carry it avoid discussion. And that decision has nothing whatsoever to […]

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“Immanentize the eschaton”

by Susan Olsen May 27, 2015

“For the secular leftist, the end state is social and necessarily political. It is all about getting everybody else on board and herding them into his imagined utopia. There are so many “problematic” aspects of life that need to be reengineered, so many vast social systems that need to be overthrown and replaced. But the […]

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Nothing Like a Meltdown During a Committee Hearing

by Rick Olson January 22, 2013

“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.”   —Benjamin Franklin  Meltdowns. Most people find them offensive and off-putting while I find myself amused by them. Admittedly, I am sometimes surprised…but mostly amused. Such was the case today, With House Criminal Justice and Safety Chair, Laura Pantelakos. Rep David Murotake (R) Nashua completed his testimony opposing […]

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