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January 22, 2006

2006 Mid-Terms

I am not looking forward to the 2006 mid-term elections. I fear that some of the bad mojo that the Republicans have been involved in will come home to roost.

My biggest gripe about Bush and the Congressional Republicans is that they have left their first love. Coming to power in 1994, the Republicans promised smaller government and less corruption. The past few budget years have seen Republicans gleefully spending my tax dollars like they are drunken Democrats. Under Bush and the Republican Congress, the size of the U.S. government has grown.

What gives guys? Seriously? Is it the power? Is that what makes you lose your way?

The funny/sad thing is that the Democrats were tossed out in 1994 because Americans saw them as out of control spenders, sucking on the tit of the American taxpayer. The American people felt that their representatives were out of touch with the things that mattered to them. So they tossed the bums out.

This may happen to the Republicans, if not this election, then maybe the next one. We can only ride national security so long. I think the American people now know that they cannot trust the Democrats with their security. But see the thing is, there has not been another terrorist attack in the U.S. Sure there is Iraq and now Iran, but the average American could honestly care less about those places. Those places are so far away and they do not think that what happens over there will affect them over here. As long as there is work and cheap gas, they are happy. I disagree with them because I see that events in Iraq and Iran DO matter to the continental U.S. But because nothing is directly affecting them, the American people may put the national security on the back burner in order to toss out the current batch of bums.

But, will the Republican Party see this weakness or not? It does not seem to me that Bush sees it. I guess this is what he meant by Compassionate Conservatism. I get my tax cut but he still grows the size of government.

The thing I am most dreading is the Press.

If there is a net loss of seats for Republicans, even if it is just one seat, watch the MSM spin it as the American people are fed up with Bush and the Republicans. They will harp on this supposed shift for the next two years until the actual event is given birth in 2008. We all know they will do this. Hell, they did it last year with the few Governor races out there. They tried to extrapolate those results to 2006 and 2008. It is tiresome pointing this out. The MSM wants Bush and the Republicans to lose so badly, they will do everything in their power to further that goal.

It would not bother me if our papers were like the ones in Europe. Over there you have the Left wing paper and the Right wing paper. All efforts at being unbiased are tossed out the window. That is great. At least you, the reader, KNOW what you are getting. If The York Times came out today and said that they are a Left wing paper and that they will support Left wing ideology and agendas, then I would actually have respect for them. I have NO respect for them while they stay hidden behind this supposed veil of impartiality. Toss that veil aside and be honest. It is ok. Let the people decide what version of reality they want to read....

Ah, now I see why they don't...money.

Anyway. I hope there is either a net gain for Republicans or it is a zero sum game. At least that way I will not have to listen to the MSM drone on and on about what this means for Republicans.



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