Tag Archives: Republican Party

Barbara Litrell Interview — Podcast June 26, 2017

If the League of Women Voters Is Not a Partisan Organization, Why Does It Oppose So Many of President Trump’s Policy Initiatives? Barbara Litrell, President of the League of Women Voters of Greater Verde Valley, tells Democratic Perspective why the League’s consistently held positions … Continue reading

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The Republican Convention: Postscriptum or Postmortem? — Podcast July 25, 2016

Peak Lunacy: Trump Takes the GOP Over the Edge. Democratic Perspective commentators Gary LaMaster, Chuck Williamson and Steve Williamson review the week Republicans succumbed to the right-wing populism they’ve been exploiting for almost 40 years. Their karma has just run over their dogma, and … Continue reading

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The Trump Campaign: The Republican Chickens Come Home to Roost — Podcast June 6, 2016

Why Trump? It’s Really Not a Mystery. Democratic Perspective takes on the Donald. How does a narcissist billionaire with a dyed comb-over send 16 credentialed Republican wanna-bes home with their tails between their legs, and take over the Grand Old Party lock, … Continue reading

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The Decline of the Republican Party — Podcast March 7, 2016

From Abraham Lincoln to Donald Trump: Whatever Happened to the Grand Old Party? Democratic Perspective looks at the accelerating decline of the Republican Party. From Abraham Lincoln to Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump — whatever this progression signifies, it’s far from Theodore Parker and … Continue reading

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Arizona LD6: Are Republicans Really Getting What They Voted For? — Podcast August 19, 2013

Conservative Extremism in Arizona’s Legislative District 6: Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster and Steve Williamson examine the legislative records and public statements of the Republican state legislators representing LD6: State Senator Chester Crandell, and State Representatives Brenda Barton and Bob Thorpe. … Continue reading

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Who Owns Our Political Future? — Podcast February 4, 2013

Who Owns Our Political Future? What the Demographic Trends Tell Us: We’ve heard a lot in recent years about John B. Judis and Ruy Teixera’s 2002 book, The Emerging Democratic Majority, and Karl Rove’s 2003 claim to have created a Permanent Republican Majority, but even … Continue reading

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Gary LaMaster Interview — Podcast April 30, 2012

Myths, Delusions and Lies: How Tea Party Ideologues Are Poisoning Our Politics.  Gary LaMaster, member of the Verde Valley Independent Democrats’ editorial board, former journalist and one-time owner of a successful advertising agency in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, gives Democratic Perspective listeners … Continue reading

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