The Democrats’ unsolvable problem

There have been many stories about the Democrats’ 2014 election postmortem report, and their conclusions that the party needed to find away to appeal to rural white voters again. The bast comment I saw was on Facebook: “The report calls on the party to further explore why groups, such as white southerners, are abandoning the …

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#ScottWalker and college

The latest meme from the left is that Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) simply can’t be president, because he was never graduated from college. There were, of course, ten Presidents who never received collegiate degrees: George Washington James Monroe Andrew Jackson William Henry Harrison Zachary Taylor Millard Fillmore Abraham Lincoln Andrew Johnson Grover Cleveland Harry Truman …

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Unable to be a halfway decent President, Barack Hussein Obama reverts to what he does best: campaign.

The tasks of running for President and actually being a good President are two very different things, and Barack Obama has shown us, very clearly, that being very good at the former doesn’t mean that a person will be any good at the latter. From The Wall Street Journal: Obama to Propose Tax Increases on …

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The Democrats seem determined to throw away the votes of white Americans

We have mentioned the Democrats’ loss of the white working class1 voter previously, but this article, via Donald Douglas, shows just how bad it has become: White-Out: Where Democrats Lost the House In 2009, 76 Democrats represented primarily white working-class congressional districts. Just 15 of them are still in the House today. By Ronald Brownstein …

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Democrats just can’t tell the truth!

From The American Thinker: Wendy Davis comes clean on her fake gun rights election position By Thomas Lifson Wendy Davis, the crushingly defeated Democrat nominee for Texas governor, should go down in the history books as the ultimate expression of the fakery and hype that characterize the Democratic Party of the early 21st century.  But …

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Frack, baby, frack!

One thing I love about the internet is that it is forever! Here’s the tweet that put me on the right path: Remember when Republicans were ridiculed for saying domestic drilling would lower gas prices to under $2/Gal? #tcot pic.twitter.com/WnilDxHves — Barney Franken (@BarneyFranken) December 13, 2014   Which I followed to the story, in …

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The left and the working class

From the Op/Ed page of The New York Times: Have Democrats Failed the White Working Class? By Thomas B Edsall | December 9, 2014 Why don’t white working-class voters recognize where their economic interests lie? Somewhat self-righteously, Democrats keep asking themselves that question. A better question would be: What has the Democratic Party done for …

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Heck, this could have been an ad for Bill Cassidy!

From Jazz Shaw on Hot Air: Landrieu supporters papering town with threats of losing government benefits Posted at 2:35 PM on December 6, 2014 by Jazz Shaw You have to say one thing for Mary Landrieu. She told everyone that she wouldn’t be going down without a fight, and she’s living up to her word. …

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