Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Family Feud

I generally agree with President Obama, Democratic Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as well as Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders.  Currently the President and the Senators are on opposite sides of an issue which from … Continue reading

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Hillary And Who? And Oh, That Guy

Hillary Clinton appears as though she is going to pursue the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination without any serious competition.  In this day and age of unannounced serious candidates there is a plethora of candidates on the Republican side but only … Continue reading

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It’s Fine

If all the reports are correct, (and I have every reason to believe they are), the big political news today will be Hillary Clinton announcing that she is going to seek the presidency in 2016.  The big concern on the … 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 True Cost Of A Political Mistake

I am of the school of thought that when the dust settles Hillary Clinton will be the Democrats’ 2016 presidential nominee and Jeb Bush will be her Republican opponent.  Even if I have one or both of the names wrong … Continue reading

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Under The 2014 Christmas Tree

Christmas is the traditional day for Americans to exchange gifts. Its roots and true meaning are in Christianity. I realize some of the people on my list are not Christians, but that doesn’t matter.  One may consider his gift a … Continue reading

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An Almost Mirror Image

Saturday Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu very predictably lost the runoff election and with it her Senate seat in the upcoming 114th Congress.  The race wasn’t really close with Representative Bill Cassidy besting her by a 56-44 margin.  As of January … Continue reading

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2016 Democrats: The Cans

At this point there are only three people who could end up being the Democrat’s standard bearer in 2016, but one of them controls the contest.  They are Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren.  There are only two things … Continue reading

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2016 Democrats: The Cannots

As much as I resist it the calendar does to a degree dictate what I write about.  With the mid-term less than a month in our rearview mirror and our seemingly perpetual campaign it is now time to start making … Continue reading

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The Only Certainty Is Uncertainty

While political pundits have been making predictions about control of the Senate I have steadfastly remained uncommitted.  I conceded the obvious that the Republicans had the advantage.  They are defending fewer seats, (15 vs. 21), and many of the Democratic … Continue reading

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