Category Archives: Michael Steele

The Big March Wind

After Rush Limbaugh’s keynote speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference on the last day of February – discussed in context here – the country should have moved on to other matters. The first trading day in March brought us … Continue reading

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The Voice of Authority

Life being what it is, and the world being a big place, you cannot know about everything. If you went to a liberal arts college they lied to you and told you could – you could at least be exposed … Continue reading

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Act As If You’ve Won and You Have

Everyone knows the power of positive thinking – you imagine the best thing happening, you visualize it, you fill your mind with it so that it is not only real, it sort of has already happened. You make it so … Continue reading

Posted in Arguing with Conservatives, Michael Steele, Phil Gramm, Pretending You've Won, Reality and all that..., Republican Obstructionism, Republican Opposition to Stimulus Package, Republicans in the Wilderness | Leave a comment

What a Rush!

It is a strange world indeed. On Friday, January 30, there was this – “The Republican National Committee elected Michael Steele as its first African American chairman today in Washington, a decision that came after an excruciating series of ballots … Continue reading

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