Tag Archives: Ohio

Scammer-In-Chief

Political legend has it that a Republican cannot win the presidency without winning Ohio.  That is with good reason because no Republican has ever won without winning the Buckeye State.  Here and many other places the theory has been advanced … Continue reading

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The Coal Comment

Are you frustrated by so many candidates being so scripted?  Did you ever wonder why they are?  We recently saw an example of why in West Virginia.

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It’s Nerdy Time – First Edition

I love nerdy time!  This is the first nerdy posting of the 2016 general election season.  Today I want to concentrate on the Electoral College.

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The General Is Here

I expected to be up late Tuesday night waiting for results and reactions to the Indiana primaries.  Before the clock struck 8pm in the Eastern Time Zone I began writing this post; I felt there was little need to wait.

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The Exorcism

The big story of last week was the removal of Ted Cruz from any semblance of contention for the Republican nomination and the reaction of his fellow Republicans.  The Senate of which Cruz is a member is one of the … Continue reading

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Bet On X

Like most things I write, (or any other political op-ed writer writes for that matter), much of this article is “purloined”.  The title is flat out stolen from Chris Matthews and he admits stealing the concept from someone else.  For … Continue reading

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You Have To Find It To Follow It

There is an old adage in politics (and several other disciplines) that advises people trying to figure things out to follow the money.  It acknowledges the impact of money on results in everything from research to elections.  The biggest single … Continue reading

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Two Pairs; No Princes

Things must be getting boring in American politics because people are starting to talk about the Republican Veepstakes.  That is the exercise we go through every four years debating who the nominee will pick as a running mate.  In my … Continue reading

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Just Another Night; Or Was It?

  Last night we got the results of both the New York Democratic and Republican presidential primaries.  Neither the winners nor the order of finish were a surprise to me.  That doesn’t mean the night was without impact.  

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Showing Up

The political play of the week for last week goes jointly to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. What they did was simple, basic and I bet neither of them thought of it as anything spectacular.  It was basic politics 101 … Continue reading

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