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The Education Gorilla

Political and other stories are filled with 800 pound gorilla references.  The story usually speaks of the 800 pound gorilla in the room that nobody is willing to talk about.  Education often filled that role in politics.  Thus far in … Continue reading

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Two Promises

Buried in last week’s hoopla around three pretenders (Carly Fiorina, Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump) the biggest news was President Obama’s pronouncement on combating climate change.  Neither Fiorina nor Trump will ever be President and Kelly will continue her charade … Continue reading

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Walking Around (The Issues) Money

Too many American believe all politicians are liars.  That is simply not the case.  I will concede that most are selective in what they point out; only saying things that tend to reinforce their points.  Unfortunately there is a plentiful … Continue reading

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Lack Of Leadership = Lack Of Performance

In life deadlines need to be met or consequences are suffered.  That is a lesson most of us learn in school or at home.  A few learn it the hard way – on the job.  If the lesson was learned … Continue reading

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Refugees And Disaster Victims

One of the things op-ed people are supposed to do is provide answers to questions.  They also normally write about subjects where they are more knowledgeable than most of their readers and certainly the average person in the general public.  … Continue reading

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Family Feud

I generally agree with President Obama, Democratic Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as well as Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders.  Currently the President and the Senators are on opposite sides of an issue which from … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is No John Lennon

John Lennon was a musical genius who urged people to make the world to be a better place.  His 1971 hit Imagine was the biggest of his solo career.  It challenged the listener to imagine a wonderful world at peace … Continue reading

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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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A Beginning

Last week Walmart – America’s largest private employer – announced it would be giving some 500,000 of its employees a raise in April and most of them could expect another a year from now.  The raises will be far short … Continue reading

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Throw The Charlatans Out

Today is going to be basically a rant day.  It will be political, redundant and unfortunately unproductive, at least in the near term.  Last Saturday night and into Sunday morning the Raleigh area experienced some high winds; not a tornado … Continue reading

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