Tag Archives: Republicans

Should Political Parties Support Independents?

On a discussion forum, there was an argument about British politics and the strength of the Scottish Nationalist Party, which led to questions of whether something like that could work in America. The United States sometimes has a history of … Continue reading

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Should Moderates Leave the Republican Party?

Right now, there’s a discussion about whether decent people should leave the Republican party. I’m not sure the implications have been fully considered. Personally, I’m remaining a┬áRepublican in order to be able to vote for better candidates in future primaries. … Continue reading

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Seth Abramson on Republicans

Seth Abramson recently suggested that he thinks the Republican party is doomed. I disagree with him on a lot, but this does raise some interesting questions, even if mainly on how a particular group of liberals are mistaken. Seth Abramson … Continue reading

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Both Sides and the Supreme Court

Donald Trump has made his second nomination for the Supreme Court, and some Democrats are pissed, with a push to increase the court to eleven the next time they have the White House and the Senate (They don’t seem to … Continue reading

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Why I’m Not a Democrat (or Independent)

Something I’ve been thinking about for a while is why I’m not a Democrat. I’ve pretty much answered the question before about why I am personally a Republican, but I haven’t specifically addressed the flipside. In some political discussions, this … Continue reading

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The Democratic Party Leadership in House of Cards

House of Cards seems to be one of those shows tailor-made for me. But there’s one thing ┬áit really gets wrong about the political party to which the main character belongs. In the series, the President is a middle-aged white … Continue reading

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RINOs and the origin of the Republican Party

Writing for Time Magazine, Television Producer Rob Long ponders a purge of RINOs (Republicans in Name Only) should be purged from the Republican party. The RINO is behind all those awful bills with the word comprehensive in their titles. The … Continue reading

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