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  • Election 06: An Analysis (vanity)

    11/08/2006 7:21:48 AM PST · by spinestein · 5 replies · 271+ views
    Nov 8, 2006 | spinestein
    ELECTION 2006: AN ANALYSIS FROM THE POLITICAL RIGHT The Democratic Party won a majority in Congress yesterday in the 2006 midterm election and this is an attempt at a critical, outside the beltway analysis of how they accomplished it and what it means. DEMOCRATIC MESSAGES IN THE CAMPAIGN 1)Republicans harbor a culture of corruption. 2)Republicans' economic policies have resulted in a bad economy. 3)Republicans' war on terror policy has made us less secure and isolated us from our allies. 4)Republicans' support for the war in Iraq has resulted in a quagmire like in Vietnam. I will take the position that...
  • Why I Now Feel Happier as a Democrat

    09/24/2005 9:25:56 AM PDT · by spinestein · 77 replies · 3,078+ views
    swlf ^ | not published | spinestein
    Why I Now Feel Happier as a Democrat On Tuesday, September 20th, 2005, I stopped supporting George W. Bush and became a Democrat, but not for any reasons you might pluasibly guess. Years ago, someone called me a "Conservative" (whispered under their breath as if letting me in on a special secret) and I've since felt a certain duty, or even a moral obligation to vote for a Republican in every subsequent election so as not to let others down, in the realization of their expectations. The fact that I was doing so only out of habit, and not because...