Tag Archive: FDR

“A Gruber By Any Name” and “A Survival Plan For The GOP”

If you’ve been watching Fox recently, you would think Prof. Jonathan Gruber had been given his own show. He’s been on more often than Juan Williams. While normally that would be a good thing, Gruber is no improvement over Obama’s fav Fox commentator. In case you only watch the major networks, you wouldn’t even know that…

Regarding Obama & Other Turkeys” and “A Reality Check”

Shortly before Thanksgiving, Obama, having heard that there were still a few extra bucks lying around waiting for him to vacuum up, jetted out here to California. While standing next to Dream Works studio boss/Obama hand maiden Jeffrey Katzenberg, Obama gazed out at the studio employees and, proving that his magical powers are more than…

“Republican Cannibals” and “Lower Forms of Animal Life”

The Catholic Church came up with the concept of excommunication. But as you may have noticed, such Catholic luminaries as the Kennedy clan, Nancy Pelosi, Dick Durbin and Joe Biden, all spent years promoting abortion on demand and nobody in the Catholic hierarchy even raised an eyebrow, let alone said anything about denying them communion….

Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger

O-FDR

We hear it over and over again from conservatives explaining why Mitt Romney will win.  No president has won re-election with unemployment over 8 percent, they tell us, hoping the streak will continue this time around. There’s just one problem.  It’s not true. Franklin Roosevelt won re-election with unemployment not only over 8 percent, he…

Obama to Blue-Collar America: Adios!

Blue Collars

When I was a kid growing up in the Bronx in the 1950s I knew a lot more about the Yankees than I did about politics.  In fact, I didn’t know anything about politics, except for one thing:  I knew we were Democrats. My father was a blue-collar worker and like all “working class” men he voted…