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Baseball Anyone?

It’s Wednesday morning as I sit down to write this article and several topics are on my mind.  Interestingly, while unrelated, they all come together if you think of them in terms of one of them – baseball. 

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Then There’s Jon Stewart

Circle this date on your calendar.  Today I’m going to defend Fox News.  Well, to a degree anyway.

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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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Walking Around (The Issues) Money

Too many American believe all politicians are liars.  That is simply not the case.  I will concede that most are selective in what they point out; only saying things that tend to reinforce their points.  Unfortunately there is a plentiful … Continue reading

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Life In The Spotlight

This week Donald Trump announced that he would seek the 2016 Republican nomination for President.  He defied the predictions of many including mine.  We may yet all receive “technical absolution” for our “sin”.  According to US election law a candidate … Continue reading

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Good Policy And Good Political Strategy

Hillary Clinton visited Nevada on Tuesday and made some progressive statements on immigration.  She was actually slightly to the left of President Obama which made a lot of Democrats happy.  The Republican operatives immediately charged that it was a political … Continue reading

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Follow The VA Money

The Republicans have long been famous for zombie lies.  Now they are also famous for zombie ideas.  Ideas that truth and logic had thought they had killed off.  There is a new attempt to privatize the VA.  During the 2012 campaign … Continue reading

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The Kitchen Table Economy

It’s the kitchen table economy, stupid.  That paraphrasing of James Carville’s famous edict that elected her husband in 1992 appears to be the theme for Hillary Clinton’s campaign some 24 years later. 

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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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Your Tax Dollars At “Work”

After 43 votes, 40 of them amendments and two procedural, the Senate finally approved S1, The Keystone XL Pipeline Act, by a vote of 62-36-2 on Thursday.  The bill will now go to conference committee to be reconciled with HR … Continue reading

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