Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

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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48 Crucial Hours

Not allowing for the time zone differences, the next 48 hours are crucial to the future of Hong Kong and perhaps much, much more.

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Circle The Date

Today is a very rare day.  Not only am I breaking with President Obama on an issue; I find several leading Tea Party figures agreeing with me and I’m going to write nice things about them. 

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Proof Of A Purchased Party

The effort to amend the Constitution to reverse the Citizens United decision died in the United States Senate on Thursday.  It clearly illustrated the difference between the Parties and that money is speech in America; especially when you are talking … Continue reading

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An Evening With Bernie

Most American’s only see U.S. Senators on television.  In a period of 8 days I saw two sitting Senators live.  I actually had a brief personal conversation with one.  Wednesday night I was privileged to be part of a group … Continue reading

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