Tag Archives: 2010 mid-term elections

A Largely Ignored Battlefield (By The Left)

One of the reasons for the Republican Party’s success is that they pay attention to races and positions that Democrats tend to ignore.  This takes many forms and I would like to briefly explore one of them today – the … 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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Heed The Sound Of The Bugler

As December fades into January if you are a political junkie you find yourself either looking back upon the year that is ending or forward to the year to come.  Today I have succumbed to the seduction that is 2014. 

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Buy The Book

It’s Super Bowl Sunday which has become a de facto holiday in America.  About one-third of the nation will watch the telecast today; some to watch the game, some to watch the commercials and many just to be at a … Continue reading

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The Golden Rule

I had spent a few days pondering what to publish for today.  A piece on the inauguration would be a natural since the public ceremonies are being held today, but I have long held that I would like to see … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Alan Grayson

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

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My November Fear

Today is a day for me to go out on a political limb.  I feel certain that Mitt Romney will be President Obama’s Republican opponent in the November election.  I feel almost equally certain that President Obama will win a … Continue reading

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1000 Words

There is an old adage that says, “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  It seems to have originated in a December 1921 article by Frank R. Barnard in the trade publication Printer’s Ink, which was advocating the use of … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Roger Ailes

The first inductee into Harry’s Hell was Rupert Murdoch and I labeled him the facilitator of falsehoods.  Today’s inductee is Roger Ailes the President of Fox News.  If Murdoch is the facilitator, Ailes is the author.  He is the architect … Continue reading

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Education – Two Parties, Two Views

Tuesday afternoon I became privy to a memo released from Democratic North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue’s office making the case for her North Carolina educational funding proposal.  That evening I watched the President’s State of the Union address.  One of … Continue reading

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