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One For The Future

From an American perspective the biggest political news of last week came Friday when President Obama announced he was denying TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL Pipeline.  This has to rank as one of the great American political developments … Continue reading

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Which Knee?

I’m certain my critics label me a knee jerk liberal.  They think I automatically side with President Obama.  While I normally side with him there are rare occasions when I not only break with him but openly criticize his position. … Continue reading

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Same Malarkey; Different Candidiate

I expect the next President to be the Democratic nominee, but if a Republican wins in November of 2016 his name will either be Bush or Kasich.  When insanity comes out of Donald Trump’s mouth, (and little else does), it … Continue reading

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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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