Tag Archives: Ohio

Don’t Draw Too Many Conclusions

With few exceptions – the most notable of which is Hobby Lobby – the Supreme Court has of late reduced voting rights and expanded other civil rights.  History is not a guarantee of future performance so plaintiffs, defendants and Court … Continue reading

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It’s Over, I Think

Monday the Supreme Court began its new term.  Normally I would have already written an article or two in anticipation of what was to come.  I have been distracted by the 2014 mid-terms and am not atoning for that sin … Continue reading

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Brave Brits, Cowardly Yanks And Practical Syrians

  Perhaps the most significant aspect of Friday’s biggest international political story fell through the cracks for most people.  As usual it was the fault of the media.  The British Parliament approved the use of military force, (which in itself … Continue reading

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Blame The Victims

The Republicans are at it again; or should I say still?  They are blaming the victims with a subtle touch of implied racism thrown in.

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Circle The Date

Today is a very rare day.  Not only am I breaking with President Obama on an issue; I find several leading Tea Party figures agreeing with me and I’m going to write nice things about them. 

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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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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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I’m Guilty Of Theft

The entire premise for this article and much of its content are flat out stolen from a recent Bill Maher routine on his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher.  With that disclaimer I not only did the morally correct … Continue reading

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Irrational Exuberance – Not So Hidden Agenda

I get bombarded with political e-mails.  Most of them culminate in an appeal for money.  My simple solution is to hit the delete button.  Last weekend many of them had a common theme: we’re winning in the Senate battle of … 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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