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The General Is Here

I expected to be up late Tuesday night waiting for results and reactions to the Indiana primaries.  Before the clock struck 8pm in the Eastern Time Zone I began writing this post; I felt there was little need to wait.

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Bet On X

Like most things I write, (or any other political op-ed writer writes for that matter), much of this article is “purloined”.  The title is flat out stolen from Chris Matthews and he admits stealing the concept from someone else.  For … Continue reading

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You Have To Find It To Follow It

There is an old adage in politics (and several other disciplines) that advises people trying to figure things out to follow the money.  It acknowledges the impact of money on results in everything from research to elections.  The biggest single … Continue reading

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Two Pairs; No Princes

Things must be getting boring in American politics because people are starting to talk about the Republican Veepstakes.  That is the exercise we go through every four years debating who the nominee will pick as a running mate.  In my … Continue reading

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Just Another Night; Or Was It?

  Last night we got the results of both the New York Democratic and Republican presidential primaries.  Neither the winners nor the order of finish were a surprise to me.  That doesn’t mean the night was without impact.  

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Showing Up

The political play of the week for last week goes jointly to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. What they did was simple, basic and I bet neither of them thought of it as anything spectacular.  It was basic politics 101 … Continue reading

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Spoiled Brat

I heard George Pataki do a television interview a few days ago.  Pataki is not exactly a household name in America.  He was Governor of New York from 1995 to 2006.  I happened to live there for part of that … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan, Just Another Loser

I’m not completely ready to rescind my prediction that Donald Trump will be the Republicans’ 2016 nominee, but I’m getting closer every day.  The not so behind the scenes maneuvering is fascinating if you’re a political junkie and repulsive to … Continue reading

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On Wisconsin And Beyond

This article has nothing to do with the University of Wisconsin or the Badgers’ athletic teams although I will admit their fight song On, Wisconsin inspired today’s title.  However, this posting does have a lot to do with Tuesday’s Wisconsin … Continue reading

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What Will We Learn And What Has He Learned?

The title of today’s posting comes from the two questions I have going into today’s Wisconsin primaries.  My guess to the first one is not much and to the second probably, at best, not enough.  The he is Donald Trump.  … Continue reading

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