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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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The World Has Noticed; Has America?

I’ve been as inaccurate with my Donald Trump predictions as any other political observer, analyst or pundit.  One thing I have not done is predict that any previous event was his demise.  I still expect the demise to come despite … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Ides Of March

March 15th is known as The Ides of March.  The date is infamous for the assassination of Julius Caesar.  Talk about ending a political career.  As I write this, some of the dust is still settling from Tuesday’s primaries, but … Continue reading

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“Minor” Elections With Major Implications

  My usual practice is to write about what I felt was the biggest political story of the week in my Sunday article.  With us being in the midst of the primary and debate season that isn’t always the possible.  … Continue reading

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Did Trump Lose Badly Enough?

There were no winners in last night’s GOP debate in Detroit; at least none that were in the building.  A case can be made that the Democrats won by default, but certainly nobody associated with the Republican Party or host … Continue reading

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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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