Larry Kuperman's Articles In Republican
July 4, 2009 by Larry Kuperman
On the first day of the long 4th of July Holiday weekend, a day no doubt chosen to minimize press scrutiny, Sarah Palin announced that she would serve out her elected term of office, but would instead turn the reins over to the state's Lieutenant Governor, Sean Parnell. She stated in her resignation speech that one of the factors motivating her resignation was the high cost to both the state and to the Palin family of defending her against the 15 ethics complaints that had been brought against h...
September 5, 2008 by Larry Kuperman
Conventional wisdom states that only twice in recent memory have Vice Presidential candidates swung elections: Lyndon Johnson helping John Kennedy win and Thomas Eagleton causing George McGovern to lose in the most lopsided election in American history.

Sarah Palin stands ready to become the new Thomas Eagleton, an albatross around the neck of John McCain that calls into serious doubt his ability to make decisions. There are three major reasons for my saying this:

Troopergate: The is signi...
February 8, 2004 by Larry Kuperman
There is a dangerous myth, growing in acceptance. The myth that Israel, by virtue of it's very existence, is denying the Palestinian people their rightful homeland. I would move that this is untrue, that the "Palestinian people" is a misnomer. As I have pointed out before, words have power and shape our ideas and perceptions. It would be very different morally to argue that their are Jordanians living outside the borders of Jordan who want land that is not theirs and will use any means necessary...