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Back in the summer of 2011 America was dealing with one of the many fiscal crises that the Tea Party/Republicans have manufactured in the 112th and 113th Congress. The solution/punt formation included the creation of a Supercommittee that if … Continue reading
I plead guilty; I actually watched CSPAN’s coverage of the Chuck Hagel cloture vote on Thursday. I wish more Americans did because it was a farce worthy of William Shakespeare. Republicans filibustered Hagel’s confirmation but went into long and convoluted … Continue reading
Over last weekend when the news of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s concussion broke I told my wife watch the right wing gin up the rumor mill that this is contrived so she doesn’t have to appear before the Congressional … Continue reading
I don’t know if it was his original idea but until corrected I will give attribution for it to Chris Matthews because I first heard him talk in these terms. Months ago he likened the campaign for the Republican Presidential … Continue reading
About sixty minutes into last night’s debate, after we saw Herman Cain’s campaign and what was left of Rick Perry’s campaign go down in flames The Kinks 1965 hit, Who’ll Be the Next in Line, started to run through my … Continue reading
Every once in a while you hear a statistic that just strikes you; it was that way for me earlier this week when I heard that according to the Census Bureau 46.2 million Americans are living in poverty.
It is a sad but true fact that Americans tend to vote against individuals or issues and not for them. That is why we see so many negative ads at election time. Everyone says they hate them but the politicians … Continue reading
Monday morning Americans woke up to the news that it was basically all over in Libya. For all intents and purposes Moammar Gaddafi had been overthrown and the Libyan revolution was a success. The first chapter in the Libyan portion … Continue reading
Monday night the CNN/New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate had a historic moment near its end that has gone largely unnoticed. Before I unveil it let’s explore the evening’s events.