Rick Perry

Reader Input: Demagogues wrong again

The extreme right wing of the Republican Party is repeating its mistakes of the last election, a sad state of affairs for the other 300 million people (give or take) among us. Th ...

Santorum mixes politics, religion

Have you been following this story as it unfolds? Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is betting Americans want a president who uses faith, not just to inspire, but als ...

Liberals can’t help bottom line

There is a lesson for all of us related to Rick Perry’s gaffe at the Republican debate on Nov. 9. If a leader has conservative core values, then he/she doesn’t have to have the ...

What do polls really reveal?

What does it say that the general voter populace jumps on a politician’s bandwagon when first entering the fray or after the latest catch phrase or a single debate performance, o ...

‘Environuts’ helping reader

John Chase (Reader Input, Sept. 4) seems pretty upset about people actually protesting about something they feel strongly about and considers them hypocrites for doing so. He shoul ...

Scary to see Republican Party hijacked

Re: “Recovering Republican weary of promise-breakers,” (Looking Behind the Scenes, Aug. 28): From a former Republican to a recovering Republican: I find Mr. (Jim) Ruffalo’s r ...