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Last weekend, Tea Party Nation held a convention in Nashville, Tenn., to rally the troops and talk about plans going forward. Washington and the Obama administration will have to listen to the “tea partyers” now, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told the assembled, because the administration is 0 for 3 in elections since 2008.
There is little question that a strong anti-incumbent wave has arisen in the electorate, as we noted in this space Monday. But what precisely will be the role of the “tea party” movement in that anger and frustration?
It’s worth noting that although Barack Obama ...
Less than eight months into Barack Obama’s presidency, it is far too soon to contemplate his chances at reelection. But at this early date, there seems to be one noticeable trait: dissonance between voters’ feelings about the president and feelings about his policies – or at least his party.
Even in down economic times, there are winners. Amid the rubble of failed companies, there are bright spots. In 2009, some of the highest wattage has come from weapons manufacturers.
Earlier this month, Alliant Techsystems Inc., a major ammunition manufacturer, predicted higher profits for 2009 than previously expected. A rise ...
People across Patchwork Nation are striking up conversations about healthcare – and not just as they congregate outside town-hall meetings on the subject. Their comments reveal concerns that represent a variety of viewpoints, and the concerns are very real. This isn’t posturing.
“I was in the checkout line in the ...
For some – but not all in Patchwork Nation – Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is appealing because of her potential to expand the diversity of the high court.
“It is good that she is a ’she’ and also represents a portion of the population not as visible in leadership,” writes Betsy ...