Tag Archives: Conservatives

The Sophomores of the Right

Time and time again, watching the politics of the Right, I find the word “sophomore” coming to mind. In my vocabulary, it is not a friendly term. Literally, “sophomore” is a Greek word. sophos means wise and moros means foolish. … Continue reading

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Anti-America Sentiment on the Rise . . .among Republicans

It has long been noted that those for whom the system (whatever system we have in mind) works well want things to continue as is, while those for whom the system does not work want change. That is built right … Continue reading

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If the Shoe Fits the trumpies. . .

I have been trying these past few days to write less about trump. It gets kind of sickening to dwell in the swamps too long. But it is hard to resist, since trump and/or the Republicans make such fools of … Continue reading

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Conservative vs. Liberal

People who think of themselves as Liberal or Progressive tend to think about the future and the changes needed to create a better future. People who think themselves Conservative tend to be concerned more with the present and the past. … Continue reading

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More Independents Than Republicans or Democrats

According to a Gallup poll conducted in January, 42% of American voters consider themselves Independent, 29% Democrat, and 26% Republican. This reflects in part the continually abysmal approval ratings for Congress, which have bounced back and forth between 10% and … Continue reading

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Disgust Might Slip into Fear

Trump has fostered violence. For every time he says he does not condone violence, there must be 20 or more times when he has overtly, blatantly encouraged it. One of the most offensive of his statements has been his idea … Continue reading

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More Conservative Foolishness on Climate Change

Congressman Paul Gosar of Arizona says that, even though he is a Catholic, he will not attend when the Pope addresses Congress next week. the reason? The Pope is expected to call Congress to take more action to fight global … Continue reading

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