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The Cowardly Bully

The biggest American political news of last week is something that literally didn’t happen; Donald Trump, the current Republican front-runner didn’t show up for Thursday night’s GOP debate in Des Moines, Iowa. 

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A Comment And A Conversation

My regular readers know that I both take climate change seriously and am trying to enlighten myself on this very complex topic.  Sunday I posted an article entitled To Nuke Or Not To Nuke? in which I pondered the role … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Alan Grayson For Senate

This is neither the first time I have recognized Alan Grayson nor is it the first time I have endorsed him.  He was the inaugural Progressive of the Year in 2010.  Grayson is seeking to fill the Senate seat Marco … Continue reading

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Un-American Prejudice

This week will be another jam packed with political news.  A GOP presidential debate, the Republican House Caucus’ selection of a Speaker nominee, the Federal Highway Trust Fund running out of money and the election of a new Speaker are … Continue reading

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Selling Americans Spats

The title of today’s article may be an exaggeration but it illustrates an important point.  Spats were a men’s article of clothing that went out of fashion well before I was born and I’m not a youngster.  Today’s point is … Continue reading

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One Thing Thus Far Clear

My domestic readers understand this dilemma much more than my international readers.  Guns are part of the American culture.  Only a tiny minority of the most extreme want to eliminate them.  Even liberals often own guns.  We use them for … Continue reading

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Symbolism Awaiting Substance

Monday the Cuban flag was raised at the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C.  At the same time the United States opened its embassy in Havana although America chose not to fly its flag over the building until Secretary of State … Continue reading

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Something To Watch

Normally on Sunday I base my column on the big political story of the week that just ended.  Today’s topic has huge potential, may not amount to a hill of beans and flew almost entirely under the radar last week.  … Continue reading

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Too Many For No Good Reason!

Today is Memorial Day, when America honors its war dead.  Often when I write a song is in my mind.  As I contemplated this article it was, Where Have All The Flowers Gone?  Both the song and the issue have … Continue reading

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Time Heals All Ignorence?

Alabama provided the drama in domestic politics Sunday night and early Monday morning, before the clock struck 10am it was over and the conclusion was predictable.

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