Tag Archives: New Hampshire Primary

Why?

There is a Democratic debate scheduled to air on PBS at 9pm tonight.  The question is why. 

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In Anticipation Of Margins And Second Place

Like most political observers I went into the New Hampshire primary expecting Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump to win their respective primaries.  The question marks were the margin by which Sanders won, who finished second on the Republican side and … Continue reading

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Saturday Night At The Movies – Republican Style

In 1961 I watched the first broadcast of NBC’s Saturday Night At The Movies.  Last night I watched ABC’s and the GOP’s version.  In fact it reminded me of the 1977 movie Slap Shot. 

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From Fight To Deja Vu And Finally Kumbaya

I went into last night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire with the lowest of expectations.  Earlier in the day I left a message on a fellow progressive’s phone wishing her luck on staying awake during the broadcast.  Well it certainly … Continue reading

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What We Know Of What Happened

The final results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses are not in as I start to write this, but we know much more about how 2016 will go than we did 24 hours ago and that is what matters.  Let’s explore … Continue reading

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The Cowardly Bully

The biggest American political news of last week is something that literally didn’t happen; Donald Trump, the current Republican front-runner didn’t show up for Thursday night’s GOP debate in Des Moines, Iowa. 

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Bernie Black

Last night NBC News hosted a Democratic Presidential Debate in South Carolina.  Despite former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley’s presence on stage during which he reinforced his irrelevance, it was between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.  While many perceived the evening … Continue reading

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Who Remains?

It seems like the 2016 presidential campaign has been going on forever.  In reality the first vote won’t be cast until we turn one more page on the calendar.  To put the race into basketball terms, the players are finished … Continue reading

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Keep An Eye On The Buckeye

Of all the candidates left in the Republican contest for the 2016 Presidential nod Ohio Governor John Kasich has the most interesting set of decisions to make.  I’m certain most if not all of the contestants actually think they have … Continue reading

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Intercepted Prayers

When time is running out on a losing team football team and they have the ball they often throw a desperation pass into the end zone hoping one of their receivers will come down with it scoring a miracle touchdown.  … Continue reading

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