If I turn out to be right on this, remember you probably read it here first.
I’m beginning to suspect that the GOP nominee for the 2012 general election may well be, “None of the above“. I.e., some dark horse candidate who’s either at the margins (like a Huntsman or a Roemer), or someone totally out of left field.
“When facism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.” ~ Sometimes attributed to Sinclair Lewis, from his writings. (Other interesting possible attributions here. More information at bottom)
After you read that quote, this video — already horrible — takes on a whole new meaning.
Read below this note to learn about the background of this disturbing video. Continue reading →
Former Utah Governor and former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman has officially announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination for president.
In a time when the Republican litmus test for candidacy admission is how far right you can swing, an apparently relatively moderate Republican doesn’t stand much of a chance for getting the nomination.
Can Huntsman survive this truism? Does he think he can? If not, what other reason could he have for throwing his hat into the mix?
Glenn Beck is fearful for America. And he’s right to be.
We are at a perilous point in our history. Politics are shrill. Demagogues are everywhere. Political advantage trumps truth. The “Big Lie” is the strategy of choice in some circles.
Most of you don’t know me well. How could you? I’m just a weekly voice on the radio. And that’s if you actually listen to me every week!
So I’ll share something with you about myself: I’m picky about words. Words are all we have when we want to communicate with each other. When words are used carelessly, meaning gets muddied. Continue reading →