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Monthly Archives: April 2012
History does tend to repeat itself. A little analysis of Tuesday night’s primary results will illustrate that.
There is an old saying, “Live by the sword, die by the sword”. It is actually a derivation of the proverb in Mathew 26:52. (Bet my readers never thought they would even hear me quote scripture.) This somewhat applies to … Continue reading
North Carolinians started going to the polls on Thursday with the commencement of early voting in advance of the May 8th primary. Aside from what is now a meaningless Republican Presidential primary, the Democrats have to choose a gubernatorial candidate, … Continue reading
Politically, three things struck me last week. Two of them were news items – one widely covered, the other was covered rather in passing. The third thing was the personal experiences I had interacting with voters.
Wisconsin Republicans may be evil but they are not stupid. They know that with the pending round of recalls the end of their reign of terror is probably near. Therefore they are trying to delay it as much as possible … Continue reading
Sometimes I think the biggest thing the Democrats have going for themselves is the Republican Party. Last weekend the chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus, reinforced that thought in an interview on Bloomberg TV.
Today I am writing about the United States Postal Service, or as most Americans prefer to refer to it, the Post Office. The reaction of most readers is probably, why? There is nothing new happening on that topic. That is … Continue reading
The best friends of a disinformation campaign are repetition and massive dissemination. No industry on earth has more of the resources needed to execute a disinformation campaign than the energy industry and they prove it every day.
One speech doesn’t make a political career or a politician, but it can leave them indelibly etched in our minds. The prime example of that is President Barack Obama’s speech to the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. Even his … Continue reading