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The Endorsement Of Hillary Clinton

I see no finer, more qualified candidate for President of the United States emerging in the 2016 field than Hillary Clinton.  She has a combination of education, maturity, political and life experience superior to any candidate of either Party declared … Continue reading

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Money Rules!

Aside from the potential impact of the Iranian nuclear arms deal framework, the big American political story of last week was the Republican retreat on the various Religious Freedom Restoration Acts.  It proved two things I have long contended: that … Continue reading

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A Potpourri Of Politics

It is the morning of April 1, 2015 on America’s east coast as I write this article.  Instead of focusing on a single story I want to touch on several; one or more of which may well have moved along … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Tom Cotton

I predicted that the freshman Senate class of 2015 would provide me with many inductees for Harry’s Hell.  Thom Tillis of North Carolina made it before he was even sworn in; so technically Tom Cotton of Arkansas is the first … Continue reading

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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Mike Huckabee

When evaluating prospective 2016 Presidential candidates, the three questions always loom the largest.  In the case of Mike Huckabee two answers are easy and very apparent.  He can’t win and will not be the Veep pick.  There is just a … Continue reading

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See You Monday

Friday evening as Mitch McConnell exited the Senate his parting words to the assembled press were, “See you Monday.”  The big issue before the Senate was the Cromnibus bill and a lot of us read into McConnell’s comments that a … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True

A few days ago a friend sent me a link to a speech Senator Chuck Schumer gave to the National Press Club.  The New York Democrat’s subject was an analysis of the mid-term and how Democrats should move forward.  Schumer’s … Continue reading

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A Veto Saved

Early Tuesday evening as I sat in a Board of Directors meeting of a domestic violence organization my BlackBerry went off informing me that the Keystone XL Pipeline bill failed to get the necessary 60 votes in the Senate by … Continue reading

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