who have announced that they are running:
right? Not so much. They might as well be a set of rubber stamps. There are
minor differences, of course. Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush might be willing to do
something about immigration, but probably not a path to citizenship. A few say
they will make no changes to Social Security. All favor making federal
government smaller. Almost all are anti-abortion. All want to scrap social
programs. All want to end Common Core (not really a very controversial issue).
Almost all oppose legal marriage between anyone other than a male and a female.
Almost all do not believe in climate change. Some don’t even want to hear those
words said in their presence. Many are hawks and think we should be more
hands-on (boots-on) in the Middle East.
the Koch brothers anyway and when they all want to turn America into Kansas?
Yikes! This time around it is probably easier to pick the ones we definitely do
not want rather than to choose one we do want.
pick the one whose looks and mannerisms might help dilute the hating that we will be doing if
the GOP wins.
win in 2016 long ago. It saw the courts stuffed with conservatives and said,
“Eureka, this is our moment!”
and they were pretty sure they could get that key section of the law where
“clearance” resided chucked out. And they did. Perhaps I should be Biblical,
“And so it came to pass.” They did not wait five minutes to start a most
un-American campaign of voter suppression.
governments and they were obstructing all over the place.
began to see the sick majesty of their overall strategy. But it is probably too
late. The GOP is feeling pretty smug these days. It is probably too late to
stop the GOP 2016 election train.
complaining and you would think they would be under that rather fascist brown
shirt Scott Walker (Who wants a motorcycle man for our President? Well maybe
another motorcycle man.) Kansas isn’t up-in-arms as Sam Brownback dismantles
their public schools. What’s up with that? Do we not have any fight left in us?
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