America’s two-party political system provides voters with a relatively easy choice of the direction they think the country should take to move forward. Although, the conservatives in the Republican Party never believe in moving forward, but rather, actively seek ways to drive the country back to the mid-nineteenth century. If there is one lesson to take away from Tuesday’s Iowa caucus voting, it is that among conservatives, there are at least three factions jockeying for supremacy to define the party in time for the general election in November and the three top finishers represent a party that is out of touch with mainstream America.
The three way split that occurred in Iowa last night is actually representative of the fracture that exists within the GOP - Romney/Santorum/Paul.
Ron Paul is a poster boy for the GOP’s complete lack of compassion. The ideology of the GOP suggest that compassion is a character flaw.
On Fox News Sunday, Ron Paul upped the ante on his extremism by claiming that there should be no federal laws against sexual harassment
We all seem to make New Year’s resolutions, so here are a few recommended resolutions for our Republican friends.
A new Public Policy Polling survey of Republican primary voters released today revealed that not only is their no clear frontrunner for the GOP nomination in 2012, but there is also a four way tie between Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Mike Huckabee with Ron Paul a distant fifth.
In an interview with Newsmax, Mitt Romney was asked about a growing libertarian movement within the GOP, and Ron Paul's victory in the CPAC straw poll. Romney managed to dismiss the defeat and also claim that, "I don't think there is a growing portion of Americans who are Ron Paul devotees." Romney completely dismissed Ron Paul and his CPAC straw poll victory.
Fox News went into full spin mode after it was announced that Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) had won the CPAC presidential straw poll with 31% of the vote. Paul beat FNC favorite Mitt Romney, and the network's newest on air talent Sarah Palin. Fox News not only didn't identify Paul as a Republican, but pointed out that poll was unscientific and, "bragging rights."
Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) was on CNN's Larry King Live last night, and he pulled no punches when the discussion turned to Dick Cheney's recent criticisms of Obama's national security policy. Paul said, "Well, I think he had his eight years and he's caused a lot of trouble for our country and he perpetuated a war in Iraq that was unnecessary and wrong-headed."