The Heartland Project
Partially sparked by discussions on LiveJournal and in MN-STF, I started collecting a list of plain, obvious truths that few if any Repubicans will ever accept. I've collected them in The Heartland Project
. If anyone's not sure about these, do a Google search or otherwise do your own research.The Heartland Project
Simple truths: A preliminary list Cutting taxes and spending more money won't balance the Federal Budget.
This is one of the issues you can say unequivocally:
Democrats are right and Republicans are wrong.
Global Warming is a serious threat to human life on Earth, and we've known this for decades.
This is one of those issues you can say unequivocally:
Liberals are right and conservatives are wrong.
There were no WMD in Iraq.
Bush and most of the people around him knew there were no WMD in Iraq.
Before the invasion, Saddam Hussein granted UN Weapons Inspectors unrestricted access to suspected sites in Iraq.
John Kerry is a war hero.
George W. Bush went AWOL.
Al Gore served honorably in Vietnam.
Evolution is the only science that currently explains the world.
The Reagan/Bush administration was the dirtiest in US History, though the Bush/Cheney administration is making a strong push to out-sleaze Reagan.
The Clinton administration was squeaky-clean.
The US news media is not only conservative, it's very conservative.
Bush lied about not knowing Katrina would be serious.
Bush lied about not knowing Osama bin Laden was planning a serious attack on the US.
Criticizing political leaders is not the same thing as criticizing the military.
Criticizing military decisions is not the same thing as criticizing the military.
A soldier can fight honorably in a dishonorable war.
The company founded by George W. Bush's great-grandfather and managed by his grandfather had very close ties to Nazi Germany even while we were at war with them.
The Jack Abramoff scandal is a uniquely Republican scandal that shows the sordid inside mechanism of Republican corruption since 1994.
The Bush family has very close ties to Red China.
The Bush family has very close ties to the Saudi royal family.
Public health insurance achieves equal or better health care at much lower costs.
Michael Moore makes documentaries; Mel Gibson does not.
9/11 brought home an important point: The conviction of misplaced faith is as strong or stronger than the conviction of faith. Merely believing in your G-d does not make you a better person.