Tag Archives: Citizens United

Money’s Coming

In the post Citizens United political environment of largely unreported money it is difficult to know just how much is being raised and spent.  In this era the financier is more dominant than ever as opposed to the donor.  I … Continue reading

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Lessons Already Learned And To Come

Late Tuesday afternoon my BlackBerry buzzed with the news that Hillary Clinton said she is against the Keystone XL pipeline.  I’m certain that didn’t just come to her in the last 24 hours.  Interestingly it dovetailed with issues I wanted … Continue reading

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What If He Doesn’t Go Away?

Thus far Donald Trump has confounded most political prognosticators including me.  We all expected him to have gone away by now.  Many, me included, still expect him to fade away.  This morning a thought struck me: What if he doesn’t?  … Continue reading

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Third Rail No More?

Some things in life are rare.  My drawing inspiration from one of Paul Krugman’s op-eds in the New York Times is not.  For years my Monday and Thursday morning routine has included reading them and yesterday was no exception.  It … Continue reading

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Hillary Needs Bernie

This is not the story of an adulterous affair between two politicians.  If it were it would get more news coverage and this article would cause my readership to spike.  This is the story of a fact of life in … Continue reading

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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 Russ Feingold

This is probably the easiest article I will write in 2015.  Thursday my wife and I were driving along when my BlackBerry buzzed with an e-mail from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announcing that Russ Feingold was running for the Senate … Continue reading

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How Dangerous Would President Jeb Be?

I have long felt that Jeb Bush is the best candidate for the Republicans to run in 2016 if they are serious about trying to win back the White House.  If you follow the donor money I’m not alone.  Keep … Continue reading

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The Issue Is The Right To Vote

I, and the majority of Americans, feel there needs to be a path to citizenship in any comprehensive immigration reform.  It is that very issue of citizenship that is the true stumbling block that is preventing said reform from becoming … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Chris Christie

The most perilous predictions I will make in this entire series are the ones I make about today’s subject: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.  More than he wants to admit his political future is predicated on his legal future.  Indictment(s) … Continue reading

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