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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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An American Embarrassment!

America embarrassed itself on the world stage late last week and I’m not even talking about CPAC.  I’m talking about Congress and more specifically the House of Representatives. 

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Rejected!

President Obama is a big basketball fan and he just blocked a bad shot on Tuesday.  Obama issued only the third veto of his presidency, the first of a “major” bill and the first in over five years.  I can’t … Continue reading

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On Deck

It’s one of those ponder, reflect and look ahead days as I write this article.  We are sitting in about the middle of February and this month promises to have at least two big political stories unfold before it ends; … Continue reading

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No Bounce

I am a believer in many of the teachings of Sun Tzu; prominent among them is that most battles are won before they are fought.  If that is true the Democrats won the first battle of the 2016 presidential election … Continue reading

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