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A Terrorist In Conservative Clothing

Tuesday night I watched the second Hagan-Tillis debate.  Much like the first it was substantially a disappointment.  It was mostly a replay of the commercials and mailers that have dominated communications in North Carolina the past few weeks.  Late in … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Sarah Crawford

Today’s endorsement is going to break some ground and is the most personal I have ever written for this site.  Of the 13 prior endorsed candidates for 2014, I only know one personally and that is limited to a couple … Continue reading

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Battleground Lies

The playground taunt, “I know you are but what am I?” comes to mind almost every day lately when I empty my Post Office box and out comes another glossy mailer from the North Carolina Republican Party on the behalf … Continue reading

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Time Off For Bad Behavior

Like thieves in the night, Congress left town Thursday night with its work largely incomplete and few if any of America’s problems addressed, let alone solved.  Before leaving they cancelled their few remaining days in session between now and the … Continue reading

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Are We Somewhat At Fault?

Not a lot of good has come out of the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri.  Mainly it has been a story of death, destruction, lost business and taxpayer dollars spent accomplishing little.  I was born in a big city.  My … Continue reading

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The Ryan Recycle

Last week Wisconsin Republican Representative and failed Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan announced his anti-poverty plan.  While it wasn’t exactly the Ryan Plan 4.1, (I hope I’ve kept accurate track of the various and almost identical versions), it was just … Continue reading

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Kicking The Can Down The Highway

Congress is slated to take the month of August off which leaves just a few days to take care of any pressing business.  The Highway Trust Fund, which completely or substantially funds most major road projects in this country, is … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Bruce Braley

It would be easy to justify endorsing Bruce Braley for the United States Senate in Iowa simply because his Republican opponent is dangerous and out of touch.  Then you look at his record, particularly his four terms in the House … Continue reading

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Rambling For A Holiday Weekend

It’s going to be one of those rare rambling days for me.  There have been a few thoughts on my mind that I need to get out and none of them are fodder for a complete article.  If you were … Continue reading

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More Than Just A Phone

Describing me as a geek certainly has some accuracy to it; a techno-geek I’m not.  Wednesday Amazon unveiled its new Fire Phone.  I happened to be spending the afternoon with one of my most tech savvy friends and he was … Continue reading

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