Tag Archives: 2010 elections

The Sweetest Of The Sixteen Spots

Tuesday Ohio Governor John Kasich officially declared his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.  His entry brings the field of “name” contenders to 16.  As an old basketball coach that was simply too much temptation and I am compelled … Continue reading

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Four Words And Forecasting

One of the Supreme Court decision “big shoes” fell yesterday morning.  (We figuratively are waiting for the other to fall today or Monday).  It was the King v Burwell decision.

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Diminished Concern

  This is the third consecutive day that my posting has dealt with the same basic subject.  That is how important I feel the Clinton campaign’s maneuver of last week is to the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election!   

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Sizzle Or Steak?

I encourage people not only to vote but to participate in government.  For a very, very few that means running for office.  For most it means donating to and/or volunteering for a candidate(s), cause or Party.  Another thing citizens need … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: John Kasich And Scott Walker

The main reasons I lumped John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin together are that neither can win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, both are mid-western governors from the Rat Pack class of 2010, and both will be … Continue reading

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It’s Too Confusing; The Hell With It

It’s somewhat difficult to tell just where the Republican voter suppression effort really started, but it has morphed into something that resembles what the Southern Democrats, (who all became Republicans), did back in the Jim Crow Era.  These tactics and … Continue reading

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You Can’t Afford To Sit Out

“There is no election we can afford to sit out!”  I heard those words uttered to a large, predominantly Democratic audience on Sunday evening.  As is my habit at most public events I had my program in my hand.  I … Continue reading

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The Rat Pack Conference

We are in the midst of March Madness and the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship tournament has taken over a good part of Americans’ attention.  We spend considerable parts of weekends glued to television sets passionately involved in the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Let The Insanity Continue

Last week the circus, a/k/a CPAC, was in Washington; well, National Harbor, Maryland to be specific.  CPAC’s annual gathering is supposed to be the thinking seminar for the conservative base of the Republican Party.  After the results of the 2012 … Continue reading

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Certainly Not A Perfect 10

Innocently enough named The Government Reorganization and Efficiency Act, better known as SB 10, is about to become law in North Carolina.  It would be more appropriately named The Guaranteeing a Return on Investment for Republican Financiers Act, because that … Continue reading

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