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The Banishment Of Thom Tillis

It is seldom that a member of a state legislature is banished to Harry’s Hell.  Part of what makes North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis special is that he is the Republican nominee for the United States Senate.  Couple that … Continue reading

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Republican Reality Sucks

Kansas is a deep red state.  Its Senate is 32-8 Republican and its House is 92-33 in favor of the GOP.   Tea Party/Republican Sam Brownback rode the 2010 wave into the Governor’s mansion and was part of what I called … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Kay Hagan

Last night Kay Hagan won the North Carolina Democratic Senatorial Primary by a wide margin.  Technically the preceding sentence is a prediction because I am writing this article the day before the Primary for publishing the morning after.  I am … Continue reading

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Dollars For Disinformation

It is difficult to watch television for any extended period of time without coming across a commercial touting the “benefits” of the Keystone XL pipeline.  Millions of dollars have already been spent on those commercials and they are not about … Continue reading

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Taxing The Sun

The Republicans have successfully cultivated the image of being the anti-tax Party.  Actions speak louder than words and in Oklahoma they have just come up with a way to tax the sun and the air. 

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The Endorsement Of Gary Peters

Having someone who borders on a living legend serving in Congress is both a blessing and a curse for their political party.  The good news is that you know they can win whether it is a good or a bad … Continue reading

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On Whose Dime

Tuesday night I was watching my granddaughter play high school basketball when my BlackBerry informed me that the Budget Conference Committee had reached a deal.  On Wednesday morning I sat down to write an article on the topic.  My biggest … Continue reading

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Rambling Motivation

In the articles I post on this site I strive to write an opening paragraph, set about explaining something and then tie it all together in a closing paragraph.  In the course of any day I often jot down a … Continue reading

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The Lesson Of Colorado

The first three days of this week were jam packed with news.  Syria, Syria/Obama, Syria/Putin, Syria/Kerry, the New York City Mayoral Primaries, and 9/11.  A state senate recall election in Colorado was bound to get somewhat lost in the shuffle.  … Continue reading

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Stealing From The People

I saw this one coming like a 3-0 fastball.  This entire Emergency Financial Manager escapade in Michigan has been a charade from the start.  It is simply a way for the Republicans to satisfy greed by providing a return on … Continue reading

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