In response to:

Beware of Those Advising GOP To Unilaterally Disarm

Don't Tread On Me3 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 3:36 PM
The class-envy "other people" can pay for it narrative was NEVER about the super-rich Demsymps, & they know it. If it was, why are they targeting incomes of 250K/yr? It is actually about hypertaxing the earnings of the upper middle class - not Warren Buffet, but the orthodontist or business owner down the street with a bigger house & a boat - & ensuring they don't get into the upper class. Not to mention, the class-envy rhetoric is a shiny-things distraction from government $pending growth & on what all the $$$ is $pent.
S_Watt Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 3:46 PM
I know that, and you know that, but the casual observer, who gave this last election to Obama only hears the rhetoric. This is a fight we can have and win on the Leftist’s own ground. It would be a very akward argument for Leftists to make that the Big Boys should get a break.

It not only gives you a win, it will begin to rebrand – no you are not just shills for *Big Business*, and it will stick it to the opposition (Buffet, Google, etc…). It may even pull in some revenue, but that is beside the point.
Isn't it ironic that Republicans keep receiving advice to be more conciliatory and work with President Obama while President Obama not only is receiving the opposite advice but fully intends to be even more divisive in his second term?

On "Meet the Press" last week, former Secretary of State Colin Powell said: "There's also a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the (Republican) party. What do I mean by that? What I mean by that is they still sort of look down on minorities."

That is outrageously false, but lest you think hypersensitivity to race is all that's bothering Powell, he...