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Small World

A trio of events that occurred on three different continents this Sunday all caught my attention and I’d like to briefly explore them today.  They illustrated how interconnected our world is in the 21st century.

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Mitt Romney

The last time a major American political party re-nominated a losing candidate in its next convention was in 1956 when the Democrats nominated Adlai E. Stevenson.  The Republican candidate was incumbent Dwight D. Eisenhower who proved to be the prohibitive … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Jeb Bush

We have reached the final four.  I am covering them in alphabetical order since I think any of them could become the Republican nominee if the stars align themselves in a certain way.  On the other hand I don’t see … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: The Final Four

Perhaps it’s a case of not being able to see the forest for the trees, but I’ve always been much better at predicting the Republican presidential nominee than the Democratic one.  It just always seemed abundantly clear to me.  When … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Marco Rubio

Today we continue the series with a look at Florida Senator Marco Rubio.  In answering the three questions I will make one bold prediction.  Rubio will run and that will have an impact on the race; he will not win; … Continue reading

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Mid-December 2015?

A commenter to a weekly op-ed I write for a local newspaper actually questioned what I was going to write about when this election was over as if it would be difficult to find material.  Even with a daily column … Continue reading

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Rand Runs Like A Republican

About a year ago a friend, whose political opinions I respect, suggested that Rand Paul would be the 2016 Republican Presidential candidate.  While we both acknowledged it was too early to predict with any degree of certainty, I felt Chris … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2014

Even as I have reached senior citizen status in the eyes of many, when Opening Day of baseball season arrives I’m still a little boy at heart.  At 4:10pm today my favorite team, the Tampa Bay Rays, host the Toronto … Continue reading

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A Personal Primary

How would you like to have your own personal 2016 Presidential primary?  Apparently if you donated something north of $90 million in 2012 it will happen.  Just ask casino magnet Sheldon Adelson who is holding what Republican operatives are calling … Continue reading

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