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The Endorsement Of Gary Peters

Having someone who borders on a living legend serving in Congress is both a blessing and a curse for their political party.  The good news is that you know they can win whether it is a good or a bad … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Pat McCrory

Have you ever wanted something so badly that you would compromise your principles to obtain it?  De jure North Carolina Republican Governor Pat McCrory did.  In 2008 he narrowly lost the gubernatorial race to Bev Perdue, so for the 2012 … Continue reading

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Internal Revenue Stupidity

There is a theory out there that House Speaker John Boehner is very, very bad at his job.  It exists because there is a lot of evidence to support it.  One of the things I expected in the 113th Congress … Continue reading

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Rated R – The Enterprises and Associations Of Art Pope

The poster boy for the reverse Robin Hood role is North Carolina billionaire Art Pope.  Pope’s inherited business empire operates under the umbrella of Variety Wholesalers.  Variety is privately held and therefore it is difficult to get exact numbers, but … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Bev Perdue

I have respect for politicians who are willing to take a courageous stand.  That probably stems back to reading John F. Kennedy’s, Profiles in Courage, in the early ‘60’s as a young boy.  (Yes, I guess I was always nerdy.)  … Continue reading

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Do They Even Have A Clue?

Is it possible that prominent Republicans are so out of touch that they don’t even understand what the vast majority of Americans are facing on a daily basis?  Is it possible that their base is so brainwashed that they don’t … Continue reading

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Whistling Women

While the entire Herman Cain sexual harassment situation is rather disgusting there is one underpublicized aspect of it I find particularly distasteful.  It also is the facet that has the greatest impact and for the most part it transcends gender.  … Continue reading

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Based On The Available Information

Monday morning America awoke to the news that Herman Cain had been accused of sexual harassment twice in the 1990’s while serving as C.E.O. of the National Restaurant Association.   The last time I check a thesaurus, accused and guilty are … Continue reading

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The Banishments Of Charles And David Koch

When it comes to politics and business it is fair to judge the Koch brothers, Charles and David, together as opposed to individually.  They act in concert so why not judge them that way?  Individually they are currently tied for … Continue reading

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Lessons From Yogi

Another week and another time to resort to Yogi-isms, we will start and end today’s “lesson” with pearls of wisdom from the Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra.  Barring a surprise, the big political event of the week will be … Continue reading

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