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You just know they wrote this sentence with gritted teeth.

January 31, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on You just know they wrote this sentence with gritted teeth. | Filed in: Democrats, GOP, Kevin, politcs, Politics.

Imagine you’re a copy editor at the Washington Post and this comes across your screen: “Still, the new findings suggest that most Americans are ideologically at the center to center-right.”   AHHHHH!!!!! IT BURNS!!! IT HURTS US!!! TAKE IT AWAY!!! TAKE IT AWAY!!!!!!! And it just goes downhill from there for the statist left.  “Nationally, • Read More »

The kids are alright

January 28, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on The kids are alright | Filed in: Current Events, Democrats, Economics, Education, Kevin, politcs, Politics.

There’s nothing in the streets, looks any different to meAnd the slogans are replaced, by-the-byeAnd the parting on the left is now parting on the rightAnd the beards have all grown longer overnight I’ll tip my hat to the new constitutionTake a bow for the new revolutionSmile and grin at the change all aroundPick up • Read More »

Freedom is breaking out all over.

January 28, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Freedom is breaking out all over. | Filed in: Democrats, GOP, History, International, Kevin, politcs, Politics.

The Tea Party is gaining favour in the land that popularized tea.  Nigel Farage’s right-wing UK Independence Party (UKIP) has once again rocked the British political establishment by coming first in a recent poll which quizzed Brits on their feelings towards the four main political parties. While UKIP hasn’t yet mustered up any elected members • Read More »

Rand Standing

January 27, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Rand Standing | Filed in: GOP, Kevin, MSM and New Media, politcs, Politics.

It’s a long, long time since I’ve been excited about a political candidate, because they’re hasn’t been a candidate that does things that encourage excitement. Rand Paul is making waves, and I’m liking it.  First off was his inspiring filibuster against assassinations of American citizens on American soil that galvanized the left AND the right • Read More »

Ten new gun bills in the Arizona Legislature

January 24, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Ten new gun bills in the Arizona Legislature | Filed in: Arizona, Crime, Culture, Democrats, Guns, Kevin, Law, politcs, Politics.

There’s a lot of variety in these new bills: Some of them appear to advance gun rights in Arizona, some don’t really affect the status quo in any meaningful way, and some try to repeal the gains that gun rights have made in the past few years. Senate Bill 1063: Allows people to carry guns in • Read More »

We talk a good game, but…

January 23, 2014 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Current Events, Democrats, Economics, GOP, Kevin, Military, Money, politcs, Politics, space.

… I’m afraid Chuck Schumer might be on to something here.  Schumer will argue that Democrats must defend popular government programs such as extended unemployment benefits and student loan subsidies to persuade Tea Party voters that they can benefit from federal programs. “The average Tea Party member, like the average American, likes government run Medicare, • Read More »

Point, Counterpoint.

January 18, 2014 | By exurbankevin | Comments Off on Point, Counterpoint. | Filed in: Economics, Environment, global warming, International, Kevin, politcs, Politics, Science.

China A Leader In Fighting Global Warming “China is ‘doing it right’ when it comes to addressing global warming, the United Nations’ chief climate official said. The nation has some of the toughest energy-efficiency standards for buildings and transportation and its support for photovoltaic technology helped reduce solar-panel costs by 80 percent since 2008, Christiana Figueres, • Read More »

Neutral No More.

January 10, 2014 | By exurbankevin | 1 Comment | Filed in: Arizona, Current Events, GOP, immigration, Kevin, politcs, Politics.

I sat on the sidelines during the 2008 Arizona Republican Senate primary because I didn’t see J.D. Hayworth as an upgrade from McCain. Yes, Hawyworth spouted all the right immigration buzzwords, but lordamighty, his voting record in the House was anything but a model of fiscal conservatism.  This primary, though, things are different. McCain has • Read More »