Tag Archives: Michigan

The Banishment Of Justin Amash

Most of the recent additions to Harry’s Hell have been people who suddenly committed some dastardly act that added to a lengthy track record earning them admission to this political Hades.  Michigan Tea Party/Republican Representative Justin Amash has just been … Continue reading

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A Statistical Call To Action

Yesterday morning was like most others and one of the first things I did was check my BlackBerry for overnight e-mails.  Again, like most mornings there were many, most of which could either be deleted, ignored or simply filed away.  … Continue reading

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Have It Your Way – Or Not

Earlier this month I wrote an article about inversion thanks to the writing of Paul Krugman.  In it I admitted that despite my education I was ignorant of that definition of the word prior to reading Dr. Krugman’s work.  It … Continue reading

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Suppress Or Represent

Recently Ashley Spillane, President of Rock The Vote, wrote an article entitled, These states are trying to stop young people from voting, which was picked up by several newspapers including the Washington Post.  It focuses on some of the tactics … Continue reading

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Here’s Why

One of the questions, that on the surface appears to be perplexing, about the Republicans is that if they really hate government so much, why do they want to control it.  In his first inaugural address Ronald Reagan stated, “Government … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Gary Peters

Having someone who borders on a living legend serving in Congress is both a blessing and a curse for their political party.  The good news is that you know they can win whether it is a good or a bad … Continue reading

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And It Wasn’t An April Fools Joke

On Tuesday April 1st Wisconsin Republican House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released his newest budget plan.  Since a two year deal was reached a few months ago it was unnecessary. If you examine the content it is ridiculous.  The … Continue reading

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The Amazing O

Yes, the headline is an attention getter.  No, I haven’t abandoned political commentary in favor of erotica.  Often as I take notes while researching my columns I refer to President Obama as “O”.  As the situation in the Ukraine evolves … Continue reading

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Recycle To Nowhere

Wednesday Michigan Republican David Camp, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, unveiled a tax reform package that he has been working on for three years.  Looking at both conservative and liberal publications’ reviews of the plan it … Continue reading

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A Largely Ignored Battlefield (By The Left)

One of the reasons for the Republican Party’s success is that they pay attention to races and positions that Democrats tend to ignore.  This takes many forms and I would like to briefly explore one of them today – the … Continue reading

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