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Tag Archives: Republican

• Conservatives And Liberals Drink Different Beer. Duh.

Conservatives And Liberals Drink Different Beer. Duh.

The new science of ideology extends to consumer choices, showing how unconscious our political viewpoints are. It was probably inevitable, but it’s striking nonetheless. In a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, Vishal Singh of New York University’s Stern School of Business and his colleagues apply an ever-growing body of research on the psychological […]

• Rep. Paul Ryan Drinks $350/Bottle Wine, Orders 2nd Bottle

Rep. Paul Ryan Drinks $350/Bottle Wine, Orders 2nd Bottle

Paul Ryan is known for proposals to cut spending on programs for regular people to the bone.  He was feasting and drinking expensive wine with a couple of other people at a DC eatery. Paul Ryan | Red Wine | Bistro Bis | Mediaite – liberal version When [Professor Feinberg] saw the label on the […]

• Washington state: Liquor privatization bill passes Senate panel

Washington state: Liquor privatization bill passes Senate panel

A measure that could begin the process of getting Washington state out of the liquor business was approved by a state Senate panel on Wednesday. The Ways and Means Committee passed Senate Bill 5942, which directs the state to seek private sector proposals for operating the liquor distribution system. The Liquor Control Board would then […]

• Booze is back! Alcohol lobby thrilled John Boehner will be new Speaker

Booze is back! Alcohol lobby thrilled John Boehner will be new Speaker

Bush set a dry tone for Republicans in Washington. But Tuesday’s election and the rise of a certain orange-hued Ohioan put the party back in Republican Party. Prepare for John Boehner, uncorked. Plus, our gallery of drinkers from FDR to Nixon. There’s a new Speaker coming to the House of Representatives, and unlike grandma Nancy […]

• Do Dems or Repubs buy more wine? Election prediction based on wine sales

Do Dems or Repubs buy more wine? Election prediction based on wine sales

It’s the job of pollsters to predict how voters will cast their ballots. As each election approaches, millions of dollars are spent on this endeavor, which includes a wealth of complicated methodology. Usually it works, but sometimes the results are embarrassingly inaccurate. Loren Shanle has a simpler approach. He sells Republican and Democratic wine at […]

• No essence of politics goes into this Alaska Cocktail

No essence of politics goes into this Alaska Cocktail

“As summer wanes and the first cool weather appears, I’ve already switched to an autumn cocktail. My new favorite: an early-20th-century classic named the Alaska cocktail. Now, just because I’ll be writing about the Alaska cocktail does not mean I will start off with a Sarah Palin joke. For instance, I will not say that, […]