Tag Archives: Great Recession

Whose Third Term?

You’re going to hear some talk from the Republicans that electing Hillary Clinton would be like giving Barack Obama a third term.  If only the world could be that lucky!  Actually I’d like my readers to consider that a Donald … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Jeff Sessions

This is endorsement season and those coming to Donald Trump are particularly telling.  While some like those of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke were higher profile I could not let the … Continue reading

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It’s About The Future, Stupid

I’ve watched over 30 State of the Union Addresses in my lifetime.  I don’t think I have missed one in 20 years.  Less than an hour before last night’s address I had a brief telephone conversation with one of my … Continue reading

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Cruz In Control?

Even with the Republicans down to their “great eight” in the main event there are still plenty of scary prospects on the stage who want to be the next President of the United States.  Certainly among those who inspire fear … Continue reading

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Get Out Of The Kitchen

I admire Harry Truman.  This blog is named after a phrase in one of his most famous speeches.  I think he is one of the two great presidents of my lifetime, (the other certainly is not Ronald Reagan).  The title … Continue reading

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I Won’t Be Your Friend Anymore

Last Wednesday night the Republicans held their third debate on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder.  The facility held about 1200 spectators.  The students had to protest in order to get their allocation of tickets up to … Continue reading

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Illustrating The Difference

In keeping with my hypostasis that 2016 will be a turnout election, one of the things I find most frustrating are the people who say they didn’t bother to vote because all politicians are the same, (and they are not … Continue reading

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So You Think You Could Be President

It was my recent flashback to President Obama’s “castration” of Donald Trump at the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, where he compared the job of the American presidency to being the star of The Apprentice, that inspired me to write … Continue reading

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If Only In Their Minds

The big domestic political event of last week was the GOP debate on Wednesday.  As is my custom I watched it and then posted an article analyzing it for Thursday.  In it I dealt mainly with the winner-loser aspect of … Continue reading

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The Velocity Of Change

I like to think that most Americans are inherently good.  I also like to think they are at least somewhat intelligent.  That is what makes it so perplexing that a sizable percentage of Americans can embrace the hatred that is … Continue reading

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