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Posts Tagged ‘Mitch McConnell

Cannibals Wear Red

September 15, 2010

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a million times: Republicans eat their own. One thing for sure, the conservative right have a high propensity for sticking together…until it’s not convenient; then they’ll throw their kids overboard!

It’s happened yet again. The sidekicks of House Minority Leader John Boehner are distancing themselves from the Ohio Republican’s recent remarks that he would support President Barack Obama’s proposal to renew the expiring Bush tax cuts only for those making less than $250,000 if it were his only option. Nevermind, that position makes complete sense!

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The Hypocritical Factor

May 18, 2010

Have we all been taught to “stand on your principles”, “be consistent”, “be a man of your word”? Recalling those wisdom of your father, why should we listen to elected leaders who ignore it?

My chief target of hypocrisy and blatant, “in-your-face” double-facedness, Mitch McConnell. The Senate Republican leader has warned America about President Obama’s choice of Elena Kagan for the U.S. Supreme Court and her qualifications. “She’s the least qualified in terms of judicial experience in 38 years,” McConnell said. While he admits that some see that as an asset, McConnell nevertheless insisted that “about 70 percent of the American people think judicial experience is a good idea for somebody who is going to be on the Supreme Court.” My question is “what 70%?” And then again, who to say that other 30% is wrong?

The thing about Senator McConnell, is he forgot that he was in that 30% within recent memory…

Now, You Decide

April 19, 2010

What I want to know is why are you still supporting politicians who want to hurt you? What’s your excuse? With a weekend push from President Obama and the SEC charges against Goldman Sachs in the background, Democrats plan to start debating the Wall Street reform bill in the Senate this week, even as Republicans continue to say they oppose the bill.