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Monthly Archives: January 2011
There have been varied analyses of the 2010 mid-term election results. One result I derived from it is that Americans wanted their government to function. During 111th Congress the Senate had become a place where legislation went to die from … Continue reading
Before you think my mathematical ability has sunk to the level of Paul Ryan’s, (R, WI-1), read on. Once is an occurrence, twice is a coincidence, and three times is a pattern. We have a pattern in the Middle East.
For those of you who read my entire series on the likely Republican presidential aspirants you probably came to the conclusion that I found the entire field lacking and flawed. There is someone in their “farm system” that I find … Continue reading
Would you rather fish in the Gulf of Mexico or your bathtub? I used this example often during the ten years I lived in the Tampa Bay area. Spending cuts alone will not solve our economic problems but they are … Continue reading
I like to give everyone the benefit of the doubt initially. When Clarence Thomas burst onto the national scene as George H. W. Bush’s Supreme Court nominee and Anita Hill made her sexual harassment allegations it was a classic he … Continue reading
During last night’s State of the Union address President Obama both challenged us and reassured us in a transformative moment in our nation’s history. Just barely coming out of what has become known as the Great Recession we are at … Continue reading
Remember back to mid-November of 2008. The Republican Party had just been crushed at the polls. The Democrats would control the White House and both Houses by wide margins come January. Looking at the results it appeared the Republicans had … Continue reading
What are the chances of a third party run in 2012? They are better than I would have thought a month ago.
George W. Bush entered the Presidency under a cloud and existed amidst a storm. His incompetency aided by the political immorality of Karl Rove. The 2000 Presidential election will be studied by political junkies for decades. As we all know … Continue reading
No, I haven’t taken leave of my senses. I know that “equation” does not equate, not mathematically anyway but here is a hint: it may in political years. Think 1937 and 1947 yielding two results in 2011.