Tag Archives: Ohio

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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The Achieve Nothing Congress

What is the difference between a pessimist and a realist when it comes to the 113th Congress?  The answer is almost nothing; unfortunately for America that is also what this Congress is accomplishing. 

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Rambling For A Holiday Weekend

It’s going to be one of those rare rambling days for me.  There have been a few thoughts on my mind that I need to get out and none of them are fodder for a complete article.  If you were … Continue reading

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Kid Stuff

Childish behavior brings back childhood memories.  Last week Speaker John Boehner began assembling a kangaroo court which will formally be known as the House Select Committee on Benghazi.  He named South Carolina Tea Party/Republican Trey Gowdy as its Chairman; which … Continue reading

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Republican Recycle

The good news is that the Republicans have finally recycled something; the bad news is that they have recycled Benghazi.  Today I want to explore why they did it and the man they have put in charge.  Both moves are … Continue reading

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Too Much Money

The lowest possible annual salary for a United States Senator is $174000.  That is just the base pay; it doesn’t include benefits and allowances.  Yet on Wednesday the United States Senate filibustered a bill which would have raised the minimum … Continue reading

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