Category Archives: Politics

Charlie Crist and constituencies of one

Throughout the annals of recent Florida political history, a number of notable figures come to mind. Jeb Bush: Two-term governor who successfully spearheaded meaningful education reform in the state. In many ways, the brother of W. is a forefather to … Continue reading

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The show must go on

And it will, and as much of a whirlwind as ever. No pun directed at those gathered in Tampa for the GOP Convention intended. I don’t update this thing half as much as I would like, but my hope is … Continue reading

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Biden, mandates, socialists and GA Dems

As we near the Supreme Court’s ruling on “ObamaCare” it seems only fitting to include some crucial words from Joe Biden. The topic? Healthcare mandates of course. Observe the following link: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/joe-biden-was-no-fan-of-the-individual-mandate In 2008, during his legendary second campaign for President … Continue reading

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Alabama Dems set new standard for taxpayer respect

Never underestimate the capacity of officeholders to talk out one side of their mouth and walk the other. The Montgomery Advertiser brings fresh word of the high standards to which Alabama Democrats valued taxpayer dollars during their waning time in … Continue reading

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Of Blue Dogs and John “Barra”

Late last week, for those of likeminded observance in leading thrilling Friday night lives, Roll Call brought us a bit about 4 endangered Democrats and their chances of survival come Election Day. Among those in the group, incumbent Democrat, alleged “Blue … Continue reading

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GA Dems usher in “silly season” with an irrelevant bang

Screw bipartisanship; I’m here for the party (pun intended). Now, before anyone goes and does the obvious, pointing out the inherent irrationality of bashing Democrats, in Georgia no less, while having your entire background set to Georgia Democratic lion Gene … Continue reading

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Immigration, Medicaid and the Survival of Southern Populism

I’m taking an intermission from Part III. Don’t judge me. I called this site “Gnat Line Politics” for a reason. Guess? I love southern politics and flapping my gums about the part of the country that I’m from. Interesting double … Continue reading

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