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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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And It Wasn’t An April Fools Joke

On Tuesday April 1st Wisconsin Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his newest budget plan.  Since a two year deal was reached a few months ago it was unnecessary. If you examine the content it is ridiculous.  The … Continue reading

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The Republican Solution To The Unemployment Problem

The Republican economic policy has always been somewhat confusing to me.  It seems to want to depress the largest element of the American economy, consumer demand.  How that is going to make more Americans financially secure puzzled me.  Then it … Continue reading

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In Case Of Obvious Problem Reduce Enforcement Staff?

We have all seen the signs on the fire alarms that say, “In case of fire break glass”.  That makes sense.  What it is prompting you to do is sound the alarm in the event of a fire.  What the … Continue reading

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Ed Puts It In Reverse

Wednesday MSNBC host Ed Schultz reversed his position and came out in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline.  That either proves what examining the facts will do or he was playing devil’s advocate all along.  We may never know.

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North Wisjersey

I moved to North Carolina in 2009.  Beginning in 2011, I started to feel uncomfortable with the General Assembly in Raleigh.  It had fallen into Republican control for the first time since reconstruction.  I looked at the antics of Scott … Continue reading

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Clean And Green?

One of the problems with being a progressive is that the first time you hear a piece of right wing rhetoric it throws you.  It is usually untrue and often defies logic, but you hate to challenge someone when you … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Table Address

Last night President Obama delivered his sixth State of The Union Address during which he challenged and warned the Congress while mainly speaking directly to the American people.  The speech lasted about an hour, the first forty-five minutes of which … Continue reading

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The Terrorism Of Tolerence

Notice: The following is a work of political fiction, but it has non-fiction implications. The moonlight lit the team’s path across the Elk River as the raft neared the shore.  Upon hitting the bank four men with dark skin and … Continue reading

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Regulation Saves Citizens Money

If I were a campaign manager for a generic Republican candidate one of the first things I would include in their stump speech is a rant against government regulation.  In his first Inaugural address on January 20, 1981 Ronald Reagan … Continue reading

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