Tag Archives: Ohio

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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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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Failing The Audition

The Republicans won a great victory in November’s election which gave them control of the Senate and increased their majority in the House of Representatives.  2015 should have been their audition to demonstrate to the American electorate that they are … Continue reading

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And This Is Their Intellectual Leader?

Theoretically the American government consists of three co-equal branches: executive, legislative and judicial.  The executive branch is led by the President who is currently the rejuvenated Democrat Barack Obama.  The legislative consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag Day

A lot happened in American politics on Tuesday.  There were four stories that would have been the lead on most newscasts in a normal day and one that would have been buried, but I think could be the most significant … Continue reading

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Fooled?

In yesterday’s posting I wrongly accused the House of not posting the results of a vote on their website in a timely manner.  It turns out I was incorrect, or more accurately had fallen for their deception.  I guess I … Continue reading

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