Worrying about government debt is like worrying about the monster under the bed. The issue isn’t debt, it’s power.
Bob Letcher: Please notice that “We’re not working out issues any more” is *not* listed among the top seven issues in Barack Obama’s re-election plans.
Randy Shaw: Considering that polls show that 99% of all women and 98% of Catholic women who have had sex have used contraceptives, Democrats should follow Senator Barbara Boxer’s lead and aggressively frame the November elections around this issue.
Kathleen Peine: Really, my only issue with a Newt Gingrich open marriage would be an assurance that I, as an American, would not have to participate.
Bruce Reilly: The key to getting your issue on the map is to ask the candidate in public, with voters and media in the room. Even if you are creating your own media, the key is to get them “on the record.”
Pilar Marrero: Moral issues rank very low in Latino Voter’s minds when making a voting decision while issues like the economy, jobs, taxes and minimum wage are far more important, a new poll released today shows. That finding totally contradicts the famous Ronald Reagan belief, said in the eighties, that “Hispanics are Republicans. They just don’t know it yet.”
Dick Price: “I’m ecstatic that the judge gave a decisive ruling on behalf of transparency and accountability,” Portantino said.
Seth Hoy: According to a poll released this week, “U.S. immigration policy” beat out “economy and jobs” as the issue most important for Hispanic voters.
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Tina Dupuy: It’s condescension when politicians can’t have a reasonable discussion about real issues without bleating out some melba toast bromides.
Jim Fuller: Obama has done that time and again. He gives away everything important on all major issues before a fight begins. With perfect precision, the Republicans kick him in the groin each time by way of thanks.
Berry Craig: Like Reagan, Tea Party candidates are delivering what Tea Partiers want: simple answers to complex issues. Never mind that there never have been simple answers to complex issues.