Tag Archives: John Boehner

Why Obama’s Second Term Will Be the Best

The Republican strategy of painting President Obama as an ineffectual Jimmy Carter Democrat has been somewhat successful up until recently (Jimmy Carter was actually not that bad of a President but Republicans successfully portrayed him as such. But this is an argument for another … Continue reading

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Public Enemy Number One: Mitch McConnell

Know Thy Enemy: Mitch McConnell I mentioned an analogy in the previous article of Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, and possibly Paul Ryan as the outlaw Miller Gang from the movie High Noon. The more I thought about it, … Continue reading

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There’s a New Sheriff in Town…and His Name is Obama

Remember that scene when Gary Cooper walked the streets of Hadleyville, New Mexico Territory trying to elicit help from it’s citizens to deal with the Miller Gang bent on terrorizing them? Well think of Obama as the Marshall who’s tried … Continue reading

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Pirates Off the Starboard Bow

I remember once I went with a girlfriend for her first new car purchase. I’d been through the whole dance routine with new car salesman before and she wanted me to walk her through it. So I told her all … Continue reading

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Intimidation Nation

What is it about Tea Party Republicans? These are the same people who turned town hall meetings into near-riots throughout 2009. They are the ones who were big on carrying guns to political rallies. They fantasized about armed rebellion. There … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Averted

In an 11th hour sprint (literally), a budget deal has been reached to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. The EPA and Planned Parenthood cuts are off the table. We will keep you up to date … Continue reading

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Party Like It’s 1995

We’ve seen this movie before. This time, the role formerly played by Newt Gingrich is covered by John Boehner. Bill Clinton has become Barack Obama. The script is a little bit different, though. The spending cuts proposed are three times the … Continue reading

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