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With the transition from Thursday morning to afternoon came the birth of the 113th Congress. In the House the 112th left so much unfinished business that the 113th is faced with an immediate mess.
One speech doesn’t make a political career or a politician, but it can leave them indelibly etched in our minds. The prime example of that is President Barack Obama’s speech to the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. Even his … Continue reading
Today is a day for me to go out on a political limb. I feel certain that Mitt Romney will be President Obama’s Republican opponent in the November election. I feel almost equally certain that President Obama will win a … Continue reading
On February 7th Missouri held its primary but the results really didn’t mean anything because they were totally non-binding on anyone in the delegate selection process. In politics we call events like that beauty contests. It looks pretty to win … Continue reading
My pet name for the 112th Congress is the Do Harm Congress. I’m sure many dismiss it as partisan hyperbole. If you were a physician mowing your lawn and you came across a bleeding body lying on the sidewalk and … Continue reading
With six days left until the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction is due to present its report to Congress it is a fair time to revisit my speculation. My concerns and predictions remain substantially unchanged from my August 13, … Continue reading
OK, we have the last of the 2011 elections behind us and now it is time to focus on 2012. Let’s couple what we learned Tuesday night and in the past to draw out a roadmap to victory.
America has been stuck in a serious economic rut since the summer of 2008. To use President Obama’s metaphor, the George W. Bush administration and his anti-tax, anti- regulation policies and allies drove this country into a ditch. One of … Continue reading