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My biggest political pet peeve is people not voting.  Probably the most frequent reason they cite is, “All politicians are the same.”  Nothing could be further from the truth!

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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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Failing The Audition

The Republicans won a great victory in November’s election which gave them control of the Senate and increased their majority in the House of Representatives.  2015 should have been their audition to demonstrate to the American electorate that they are … Continue reading

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Why The Kids?

Today’s Republican Party is held up by three pillars: greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance.  That sentence will come as no surprise to my regular readers.  Progressives have long warned that as Republican state budgets proved unsustainable one of … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Kevin Yoder

After reading the title of this posting I’m betting the word that came to most readers’ minds was: “Who”.  Kevin Yoder is the Republican Representative from Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District.  Yoder was elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010 … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True

A few days ago a friend sent me a link to a speech Senator Chuck Schumer gave to the National Press Club.  The New York Democrat’s subject was an analysis of the mid-term and how Democrats should move forward.  Schumer’s … Continue reading

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Uncertain About This Season; Next Season Looks Great

Today is Election Day in America.  I am unable to tell you who will control the United States Senate in the 114th Congress and I may well not be that much closer to an answer tonight.  There are just too … Continue reading

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Mid-December 2015?

A commenter to a weekly op-ed I write for a local newspaper actually questioned what I was going to write about when this election was over as if it would be difficult to find material.  Even with a daily column … Continue reading

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The Only Certainty Is Uncertainty

While political pundits have been making predictions about control of the Senate I have steadfastly remained uncommitted.  I conceded the obvious that the Republicans had the advantage.  They are defending fewer seats, (15 vs. 21), and many of the Democratic … Continue reading

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