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Coming Attractions: War On Science

There are a few people running around saying that Congress will enact more laws with the Republicans holding a majority in both chambers come January.  They will suddenly “get religion”, listen to the American people and compromise with President Obama.  … Continue reading

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A Terrorist In Conservative Clothing

Tuesday night I watched the second Hagan-Tillis debate.  Much like the first it was substantially a disappointment.  It was mostly a replay of the commercials and mailers that have dominated communications in North Carolina the past few weeks.  Late in … Continue reading

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Battleground Lies

The playground taunt, “I know you are but what am I?” comes to mind almost every day lately when I empty my Post Office box and out comes another glossy mailer from the North Carolina Republican Party on the behalf … Continue reading

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An Article Review: Subject Education

One of the first things I do almost every morning is search the online versions of the New York Times and the Washington Post.  On very rare occasions I review a specific article – today is one of those rare … 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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Progressive Popularism

George W. Bush famously scammed America with his Compassionate Conservatism.  It turned out to be misguided governance cloaked as conservatism.  If there was compassion for anyone other than his friends and financiers I see didn’t see it!  What I am … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Paul Davis

If you know what office Paul Davis is running for you may be wondering if I have taken complete leave of my senses.  Is Larry actually endorsing a Democrat for Governor of Kansas?  Everyone knows that a Democrat can’t win … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Mark Udall

Today’s endorsement is easier to make than it might appear at first glance.  When you think of progressive Senators you normally don’t think of the West except for the three West Coast states.  However endorsing Democratic Senator Mark Udall for … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Ed Markey 2014

Today is a historic day at tellthetruthonthem.com. For the first time I am endorsing the same person for the same Congressional seat two years in a row.  The choice for Bay State voters on November 4th is clear and I … Continue reading

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Here’s Why

One of the questions, that on the surface appears to be perplexing, about the Republicans is that if they really hate government so much, why do they want to control it.  In his first inaugural address Ronald Reagan stated, “Government … Continue reading

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