Archive for August, 2012

Paul Ryan’s GOP Convention Speech: 4 Things We Learned

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Yesterday while our writer was at his local game store, he was pleasantly surprised to find that the Republican National Convention was playing on the small TV usually reserved for Packer games or other life changing events. The conventions are always fun to watch, and it’s interesting to listen to the myriad of speeches made […]

Ryan Blames Partisanship on Wrong Person and Party

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Paul Ryan’s selection as Mitt Romney’s Vice President made a huge splash in the media and political worlds last weekend. It was very unexpected, and everyone had to quickly analyze the new candidate because he was so far down on most people’s VP lists. Ryan played things smart over his first week as the new […]

Paul Ryan’s Budget and Why It’s Flawed

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Yesterday, we made a somewhat surprising post detailing why we think Mitt Romney’s selection of WI Rep. Paul Ryan was a good thing. Some of our readers initially thought that we meant that the selection was “good” for Democrats and that we were bashing the pick for Republicans. Not true. We really do feel that […]

Paul Ryan Is a Good Choice For Romney’s VP

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

At PoliticalProgressives, we’ve made some pretty bold (and very far-out, timewise) predictions about the 2012 Presidential Race. Many have been wrong, and we’ll fess up to it. But we definitely predicted (almost a year and a half ago!) that this race would come down to Romney and Obama – and that Obama would win. We […]

Wisconsin Gubernatorial Recall – Was it All For Nothing?

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

As some of you who follow PoliticalProgressives know, our writer works for an educational camp during road construction season (or for those who live out of state: summer). While he enjoys the students very much during the eight weeks he works with them, they’ll be returning home very soon, and so after our summer recess, […]

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