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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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The Endorsement Of Tammy Duckworth For Senate

While endorsements on this site are not akin to wagers on victory but strictly an endorsement of what is clearly the best candidate, I think today’s subject has a very good chance of winning.  Her candidacy is both good for … Continue reading

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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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