Tag: politics

Different is bad

This weekend we were in DC for a White House tour.  After the tour, we went to a gift shop across the street where we saw a woman accost the store clerk because they had a Sarah Palin item in the store.  She was angry that the store would dare to stock an item that…

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Election Thoughts

Eight years ago, I worked on the McCain campaign when he was running against Bush for the Republican nomination.  I was extremely disappointed in the McCain I saw in this election.  Instead of staying true to himself, he decided to pander to the right and made some bad decisions.   As much as I liked the…

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Broken Politics

According to the US Constitution to be President of the United States you have to be a natural-born citizen of the United States; be at least thirty-five years old; have been a permanent resident in the United States for at least fourteen years. Unfortunately, there are now a few other requirements: you must be wealthy…

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Stuck in the Middle

Election season is here and once again I find myself the man without a party. The democrats in my life(including my wife) all think I’m a crazy right-winger. The crazy right-wingers(my brother) think I’m a left-wing nut. There are many parts of the platforms of both parties with which I agree. There are many parts…

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Undecided Voter

I just took the selectsmart.com test to see who I should vote for in the election.  These are the results: 1. Theoretical Ideal Candidate (100%) 2. Joseph Biden (withdrawn) (65%) Information link 3. John McCain (63%) Information link 4. Barack Obama (63%) Information link 5. Al Gore (not announced) (61%) Information link 6. Bob Barr…

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