I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
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How Walker, Christie, Kasich Can Beat the
If there ever was any doubt, it has become clear that the real story of the 2010 election was not the Republicans’ regaining control of the House of Representatives. With the new Congress, like its predecessor, doing what it does best—going on break—public attention has rightly shifted to the states.
It was in the composition of state governments that the real changes of 2010 took place. Nineteen state legislatures (that is, both houses in 19 states) passed from Democratic to Republican control. (The GOP now exercises complete control of 29 state legislatures.) Republicans picked up 11 governorships (they now head 29 state administrations). Nationwide, the GOP picked up a total of 650 seats, their highest gain since Calvin Coolidge sat in the White House (more on him later).
People listening to Gov. Chris Christie talk of “two classes of citizens” in New Jersey, “one that receives rich health and pension benefits and all the rest who are left to pay for them” will be forgiven for hearing echoes of John Edwards' once famous refrain about the “two Americas.” The “
In truth, the distances between the two
History suggests that voters have historically rewarded governors who put the needs of the public ahead of special interests or those deemed to be excessively selfish, greedy, or avaricious. Massachusetts Gov. Calvin Coolidge landed the second spot on his party’s 1920 ticket after breaking a police strike in
Through it all, Reagan found ridicule a more powerful tool than name-calling. He brought legislators and taxpayers to their feet when he recalled encountering a demonstrator who “yelled like Tarzan, wore his hair like Jane, and smelled like Cheetah.” How Reagan might respond to events now taking place