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Kathleen Parker Tells Us How Moderate Americans Could Change Washington – A Failed Attempt

Posted by M. C. on November 6, 2013

We have been reading lately how moderates would have avoided the government shutdown. We would be so much better off if the tea party would disappear and sensible moderates were in control.

This is Kathleen Parker in the 18 October Erie Times-News. Lately I wonder what is going on in Parker’s head. She says:

Centrists are diverse…and disdain ideological purity.

Disdain ideological impurity? So they believe in nothing?

What do they base their voting on…keeping it the way it’s always been, trust that Washington has their best interests at heart, or what?

They tend to prefer a laissez-faire attitude.

More like lazy faire. They can’t be bothered to engage in independent thought or research. Do they fear rejection like the weird kid in school? The moderates are quite willing to give up a little freedom for security. They rationalize that the government has their best interests at heart. That is just what the war party and progressives want. That we give up. Little by little. Slowly but surely. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mr. Lubner was born a Republican (without a spine)

Posted by M. C. on August 2, 2011

Kathleen Parker, in today’s Erie Times News, thinks the Tea Partiers should be banned to the nether regions for weakening the Republican party. Kathleen is right but backwards. The traditional Republcan party is the spineless half bother who, like in a Castle movie, should be kept locked in the attic. Read the rest of this entry »

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