Tag Archives: Ohio

Lack Of Leadership = Lack Of Performance

In life deadlines need to be met or consequences are suffered.  That is a lesson most of us learn in school or at home.  A few learn it the hard way – on the job.  If the lesson was learned … Continue reading

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Ten Is Not Enough

I thought the circus would start in earnest on August 6th when the Republican’s held their first debate of the 2016 Presidential season in Cleveland, Ohio.  I was wrong.  It has already started. 

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They’re Biting

Hillary Clinton has the luxury of being a runaway favorite for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nomination.  On the Republican side there is currently a crowded field, (and if you believe the polls), with no clear frontrunner.  Theoretically that gives each … Continue reading

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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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A Lesson From The Emerald Isle

Only about a decade ago Republicans were able to increase the turnout of their base by getting anti-gay rights issues on the ballot.  Many political analysts say such a measure was what increased GOP turnout in Ohio in 2004 and … Continue reading

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Denial To Exacerbation

A long time ago I learned that the first step in solving a problem is realizing it exists.  If you just stop and think about it for a second that makes a lot of sense.  Well, the Republicans in the … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Russ Feingold

This is probably the easiest article I will write in 2015.  Thursday my wife and I were driving along when my BlackBerry buzzed with an e-mail from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announcing that Russ Feingold was running for the Senate … Continue reading

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A Yank’s View Across The Pond

I thought it might be interesting for my readers in the UK in particular to get an American’s view of what happened in last Thursday’s elections. This exercise may also be a bit of a lesson for my domestic readers.  … Continue reading

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Family Feud

I generally agree with President Obama, Democratic Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as well as Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders.  Currently the President and the Senators are on opposite sides of an issue which from … Continue reading

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It Is Worse

The 112th and 113th Congresses were dysfunctional mainly because of the influence of the Tea Party and Speaker John Boehner’s lack of adequate leadership ability.  In the 114th the problem has worsened.  The Senate is now a Republican majority body … Continue reading

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