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The Endorsement Of Jeanne Shaheen

A 1970 hit made famous by a Canadian singer about a spot in Hawaii may be an omen for New Hampshire voters in 2014. 

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Where is Your Money?

Sometimes the relatively obscure newspaper articles portend the biggest news stories.  For those who doubt me, just study the history of Watergate.  My passion for perusal of the Washington Post is well known.  Thursday morning I ran across just such … Continue reading

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What If?

What if?  As a youngster I’d sometimes come to my father with What If scenarios.  He would often deal with my hypothetical situations by saying, “If Hitler had won the war we would all be speaking German.”  Seeing as to … 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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Why Bubba?

For years the Republicans have derisively referred to former President Bill Clinton as Bubba.  In that framework they were trying to say that the folksiness he often displays was just an affectation.  The GOP is convinced, (along with many of … Continue reading

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No Bench And Not Much Of A Starting Lineup

If I were to follow custom I would do a series on the prospective candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination in January of 2015.  In order to accommodate some things happening in my family I may move that up … Continue reading

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How Christian Is Arizona?

Constitutionally America is a secular nation.  Despite frequent and incorrect interpretations of our Constitution to the contrary by our right wing, that is spelled out in the First Amendment.  Most Americans are at least somewhat religious and the vast majority … Continue reading

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Businesses Are Better Off Than People

One of the famous moments of the 2012 campaign occurred on August 11, 2012 when Mitt Romney told a heckler at the Iowa State Fair, “Corporations are people, my friend.”  In some ways Willard may have been understating the reality … Continue reading

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Happy New Year From The 113th

Today is Boxing Day.  In many of the former British Commonwealth nations it is a huge shopping day rivaling Black Friday in America.  Domestically it is usually the biggest return day of the year for retailers.  That shirt Mom got … Continue reading

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Great Title

If there is ever a day where you must skip my column today would be a good day for that to happen.  Because of the unbelievable media attention I felt compelled to weigh in on the Duck Dynasty controversy.  Why … Continue reading

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