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Government Health Care Would Be a Disaster

Alan Partis | February 7, 2009

Even though Lloyds of London has insured Jennifer Lopez’s derriere, they don’t expect to hear from her after every meal she eats or after every workout she misses. They only expect to write a large check if an unfortunate incident involving a large truck and the back seat of her car leave fitting into her size 4 jeans a distant memory.

Bush Had the Right Approach

Alan Partis | January 30, 2009

In a time of clear and obvious crisis, after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the attempted attack on another Washington target, President Bush presented a message of hope and optimism to the American public.  His message was unifying and reassuring to the population.  It was a great message that [...]

Idealogues Don’t Agree

Alan Partis | January 30, 2009

An idealogue is someone who carries strong convictions of their ideas or beliefs. Two idealogues holding differing ideas, beliefs, opinions, or points of view are, by definition, never going to agree. For a third party to expect any other result is lunacy. The American Founding Fathers were idealogues who envisioned a new society based on [...]

Fascism is Alive and Well

Alan Partis | January 24, 2009

Crisis is routinely identified as a core mechanism of fascism because it short-circuits debate and democratic deliberation.

Conservatism Versus Liberalism

Alan Partis | January 23, 2009

Most people will identify themselves with one side of the spectrum or the other.

The Argument for a Smaller Government

Alan Partis | January 7, 2009

I’m saying that liberals ARE anti-American in that America stands for liberty and free markets (at least that’s how we were founded) and liberals are very much against that. They really desire slavery, which, by definition, is the forced labor of one person for the benefit of someone else.

Oh The Wishy Washy Middle

Alan Partis | October 20, 2008

I don’t think you really grasp the concept of political parties and the American election process very well. If you’re not a member of a particular party, why should you be involved in helping to nominate their candidate?

How to Vote

Alan Partis | October 17, 2008

So the real question is for individual voters to have enough of a clue about themselves to know how to vote.

The Popular Vote

Alan Partis | December 10, 2004

As long as our President is determined through the casting of votes at a State level for Electors, the results of the so-called Popular Vote are not just irrelevant and meaningless, the results are often misleading.

Voter Intent

Alan Partis | December 1, 2004

I didn’t vote for GW because I wanted him to work with Democrats. If I wanted the Democrats to have influence on policy and direction of my society, I would have voted for the Democrat candidate.