Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Why?

There is a Democratic debate scheduled to air on PBS at 9pm tonight.  The question is why. 

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In Anticipation Of Margins And Second Place

Like most political observers I went into the New Hampshire primary expecting Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump to win their respective primaries.  The question marks were the margin by which Sanders won, who finished second on the Republican side and … Continue reading

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The Next Bubble?

I came across a term the other day and wanted to take this opportunity to discuss it with my readers.  The term is “Student Loan Bubble”.  Where I came across it, its relevance to America and the 2016 election are … Continue reading

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From Fight To Deja Vu And Finally Kumbaya

I went into last night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire with the lowest of expectations.  Earlier in the day I left a message on a fellow progressive’s phone wishing her luck on staying awake during the broadcast.  Well it certainly … Continue reading

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What We Know Of What Happened

The final results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses are not in as I start to write this, but we know much more about how 2016 will go than we did 24 hours ago and that is what matters.  Let’s explore … Continue reading

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It Starts Tonight

Tonight it starts for real!  The first votes of the 2016 campaign are cast in the Iowa Caucuses.  That doesn’t mean the spinning, posturing and outright lying will stop; it only means the clock is running and the scoreboard will … Continue reading

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Strange Fascination

It is Saturday afternoon as I write this.  The East Coast is suffering the effects of Jonas as the meteorologists have named the storm.  Unlike cities further north and west, here in the Raleigh area a six inch ruler would … Continue reading

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The Michigan Manslaughter Defense

2016 is following right in the footsteps of 2015 with no shortage of material to write about.  Seven days are totally inadequate in which to cover all the outrages!  Despite storms and all the antics of the GOP primary what … Continue reading

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A Little of Both

Today is a day to circle on your calendar.  I am going to disagree with Paul Krugman.  Well, in reality just a bit.  Like the race that is his topic and effectively mine, the disagreement is not black and white; … Continue reading

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Bernie Black

Last night NBC News hosted a Democratic Presidential Debate in South Carolina.  Despite former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s presence on stage during which he reinforced his irrelevance, it was between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.  While many perceived the evening … Continue reading

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