iOS app Android app

Entries by Bill Scher from 09/2008

Phil Gramm Is Conservatism: The Sequel

| Posted 09.02.2008 | Politics

For 99% of the country who are trapped under the economic rubble, Phil Gramm still speaks for conservatism when he tells you to shut up.

The Conservative "Secular Problem" and the Palin Pick

| Posted 09.03.2008 | Politics

McCain's selection by a plurality of Republican primary voters showed an implicit willingness to tackle the secular problem, at least symbolically if not substantively.

Ready To Guest Host The Rush Limbaugh Show on Day 1

| Posted 09.04.2008 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin can give a speech. She can deliver sarcastic one-liners. She can repeat long debunked misinformation about her opponents and misrepre...

Will The "Drill, Baby, Drill" Temper Tantrum Shut Down Our Government?

| Posted 09.09.2008 | Green

Because conservative leaders are so deep in the pocket of Big Oil, they are vehemently against any compromise that doesn't give them everything they want.

Boycott MSNBC Today (Until 8 PM ET)

| Posted 09.10.2008 | Media

If I'm not listening to my local liberal talk radio station, I typically keep MSNBC on in my home office during the work day, in part to support its d...

Conservatives Reject House "All Of The Above" Energy Bill

| Posted 09.11.2008 | Green

Like it or don't like it, the new House bill certainly fits the "All of the Above" approach conservatives claimed their support for more drilling was rooted in.

Conservatives Stay Under The Covers With Big Oil

| Posted 09.17.2008 | Green

Conservatives are rejecting a bill that allows for more coastal drilling and more clean energy -- the exact "All of the Above" approach they claimed they wanted -- because it would take away special favors for Big Oil.

Paulson Feeling The Pressure, Time To Demand "Common Sense"

| Posted 09.23.2008 | Politics

Instead of letting Paulson dictate the discussion, we must have a set of common sense principles to guide any legislation and the overall debate.

Coastal Drilling Ban Is Dead: A Post-Mortem

| Posted 09.24.2008 | Green

Well conservatives, your bluff has been called. I await a fresh round of excuses and made-up truthiness if gas prices do not significantly drop.