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Paul Ryan proving Rand Paul right.

Tomorrow, is the day… like a wedding, can’t wait for it to finally be over so life can go on again…. But there is one last thing to do.

Look at the Republican Party. The only reason Romney is doing well, is because he pivoted in the first debate, and became a liberal. His past track record had almost pushed him to the point of no return, until he reinvented himself upon that first debate stage. In other words, Romney is now the more liberal candidate, if one just looks at what he has said since October 4th.

However the old message is still prevalent in Delaware’s Republican exoskeleton. Kovach who once was considered a decent person, is now a compromised decent person. Kevin Wade, is nothing more than a word to rhyme with suede. Jeff Craig wants us to believe that if you can run a 16 X 40 foot retail outlet buried in the middle of a Fairfax strip mall, you can run the entire state’s government. Greg Lavelle believes that if you trash your opponent hard enough, you will get elected. Cathy Cloutier believes that no one gives enough of a hoot, making it so simple that she can be endorsed by the pro choice and pro life movements in the same election. Evan Quietsch believes the United Nations has set up a secret outpost somewhere in the woods of the 11th District, and that his challenger is the Manchurian Candidate who is actually from Manchuria. Rick Jensen has to ignore 99% of a story to make his case in support of any Republican who shows up on his show. Dori Conner, is running “Go, Go William Penn” down in Cavalier Country. NCCE Blake has to put stickers on his campaign signs, that say “I’m not Tom Gordan.” Then there is DelawarePolitics.Net, which although it has great people, they all get their orders from Homer Simpson. There is Brian Pettyjohn who, whenever his name gets mentioned, reminds one of the Lollypop Guild soliciting a hooker on the side of the Yellow Brick Road… And then, there was Two Timing Booth, kicked out for…. oh my. Don’t even get me started on Bodenweiser…. And above all this mess, flies the green faced witch on her magic broom, saying 2014, 2014…..

What happened? Siegler, is this what happens when you put the NRA actually in charge of something?

From top to bottom this party is (I’ll bend over backwards and be very nice here)…. dysfunctional… It is time for it to go away….

I heard a caller put it very well on Al Masciti this morning. Business needs representation. With this party they don’t have it. What they do have is Jack Markell, Chip Flowers, and Beau Biden, working with them as well as representing “we the people” who simultaneously do the necessary work for these businesses as well as us who depend on their health to live well ourselves…..

Delaware works better as a single party state than as a two party one…. Why? Simply put, everyone is an individual again. There is no reason NOT to work with someone who’s viewpoint is different from yours… It is called “compromise” and with today’s Republican Party from the top down, that compromise gene is simply not in their chromosomes……

Now here is my argument… Any vote for any Republican, weakens our state. I’m guessing we need an 85/15 democratic majority to permanently make this party go away…. I’m worried that many in Delaware may not vote this time because our national election is a foregone conclusion, and really, there is no reason to suspect or worry that any Republican will win….

Here is why you must… Your vote against the Republican Party, is needed to make it be gone forever….. We need single party government now more than ever… WE need cooperation between workers and businesses, and only one party, the Democratic one, can provide that.

Some say we need another voice to balance out one party rule… We will have them. 21 separate voices in the Senate, and 45 separate ones in the House, but only if they are all Democrat … Every person is an individual, and every person has to represent their district. There are some conservative districts, there are some progressive districts. but it still will take a majority to get anything passed.

At least if there is only one party, they will get things done the old fashioned way. The conservatives will express their needs, the progressives will express their needs, and some type of compromise all can live with, will get hammered out….

That can’t happen if there are Republicans anywhere in government to mess things up…..

So do your civic duty… Vote Democratic or Libertarian, or any another candidate…. Just make Republicans go away…. I used to like watching cartoons on Saturday… Now, that I have to watch them 365 days at 24/7, it is too much…. (Now, where’s that Advil?)

Make them go away.

I was pleased to see Priscilla Rakestraw switch her vote to Newt.  She did so for the right reason.

Newt has been here and Romney came only to give a shout out to a Hogwarts’ staff member.

Yep, that is about it.

Someone on another blog brought up the comparison that was rather fitting.  They said  Mitt Romney was just like Neville Chamberlain, the British appeaser  at the start of WWII., one who likes and says “yes” to everything.   Newt Gingrich, is the Winston Churchill…

That has a ring of truth.  Both on the first hearing level, (and going ha ha, that’s funny), and on the final analysis, where all the facts are on the table, and when a final decision must be made.

Like Winston, Newt is a flawed individual..  But like Winston,  who warned the British that arming themselves was safer than negotiating,  Newt has been consistent.

Romney, has been for a lot of stuff before he was against it… (Must be something in the Boston water supply I’d surmise.)

If America were to come under attack, a simple question suffices:  who would you want in control?  Someone running around the White House going, “what should I do, what should I do, what’s the latest poll say”?  or someone who instinctively knows when it is time to hit back, and how to motivate a nation to do so….?

In the give and take of real life… we are often required by our own institutions to follow the direction they seem to be taking us.  It would behoove any elected official to piss off their constituents.  And I have been harsh on Priscilla for some of her statements, which were made because of her party’s wing’s sentiments.

But, I have always felt, that if one choses to castigate those with whom one disagrees with when they are wrong, it becomes a moral obligation to applaud them when they do what humans do best, and stand up for what they believe, even when it bucks the system that supports them.

Priscilla and I have disagreed on a lot.  But she needs to be applauded for her courage to stand up to Mitt Romney’s machine, and realize that putting a Neville Chamberlain in our White House, may be expedient for the moment, but have everlasting consequences to the health and wealth of the United States of America…..

I can only hope, Delaware citizens, also recognize the danger and vote against the machine….

After all, as our lives become more electronically organized around that little thing we carry in our pockets, it becomes more and more important that we put a real man in charge.

Well done, Priscilla … well done….