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2016 Republicans: Marsha Blackburn and Bobby Jindal

Today’s article is the second installment in the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination contenders series.  Unfortunately we are still in the pretenders’ phase of the project.  In fact, if history is any indication one of the two we will discuss today … Continue reading

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Did Mitch McConnell Just Become John Boehner?

It’s interesting just where you get your ideas for articles.  I got my inspiration for this one while watching Joni Ernst’s victory speech on Tuesday night.  By the way, I watched in horror!

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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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It’s A Coaltion, Stupid

Last Thursday Eric Cantor officially stepped down as House Majority Leader.  With that move Kevin McCarthy moved up to Majority Leader and Steve Scalise became House Majority Whip.  Speaker John Boehner now headed a new leadership team but before the … Continue reading

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Not Nearly Ready

Florida’s sometimes Tea Party and always Republican Senator Marco Rubio has declared himself fit to serve as President of the United States.  I’m glad he feels that way, however I and the majority of Americans do not agree with him.  … Continue reading

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The Nut Job

My wife and I took our youngest granddaughter to the movies on Saturday.  She is four and it was her choice.  We went to see The Nut Job.  I thought: Oh good, a comedy about Texas Tea Party/ Republican Congressman … Continue reading

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Mostly The Same Old Show

CPAC held its annual convention last week in Washington.  I have often compared the event to the circus and the 2014 version gave me another variation on that analogy: It was basically the same old show with perhaps a rare … Continue reading

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Anything But Cruz Control

Even liberal politicians are conservative when it comes to exposing themselves to controversial votes.  Last week the Senate took up raising the debt ceiling.  The legislation is one of those must pass measures that no politician likes having their name … Continue reading

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Circus, Circus

In Washington DC you can almost hear the cry, “The circus is coming, the circus is coming!”  Well, it’s not exactly the circus but CPAC is coming to town and will hold its annual event from March 6-8.    Word leaked … Continue reading

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Speeches, Shoes and Water

Barring something totally unexpected or another shoe of consequence falling in New Jersey, (there are enough shoes there to outfit a centipede), this week’s biggest political story will be Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address.  The theoretical purpose of … Continue reading

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