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Peter Principle – Johnny Style

The theory of the Peter Principle is that you are promoted until you reach the level of your incompetency.  In the past Speaker of the House John Boehner has been offered as an example.  In reality Boehner is more of … Continue reading

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Bring Back Earmarks

A lot of my fellow lefties probably had their morning coffee catch in their throat as they read today’s headline.  People at both ends of the American political spectrum have almost a kneejerk aversion to earmarks.  In a perfect world … Continue reading

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Replay?

Sometimes the more things change the more they stay the same.  That actually may be happening in the 114th Congress.  If I were to write about every zany thing happening in this session thus far I would need to significantly … Continue reading

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Thanks Mom

America is a representative democracy and a nation of laws.  With rare exception citizens over the age of 18 are allowed to register to vote to elect their representatives at the local, state and national levels.  If any of us … Continue reading

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The Survival Of The Panderers

Today the 114th Congress is sworn in.  I truly wish I could view this as a positive.  If I were to do so I would be deceiving both my readers and myself.  This is the first “new” article I have … Continue reading

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Forecasting 2015

Well if you are reading this article it means you and at least my work made it into 2015.  Tradition dictates that I gaze into my somewhat foggy crystal ball and predict what I think will be the five biggest … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Ted Cruz

Of all the prediction I am making in this series the one I am the most confident in is that Ted Cruz will not be the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee!  In fact he may be the most despised man in … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Marco Rubio

Today we continue the series with a look at Florida Senator Marco Rubio.  In answering the three questions I will make one bold prediction.  Rubio will run and that will have an impact on the race; he will not win; … Continue reading

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Under The 2014 Christmas Tree

Christmas is the traditional day for Americans to exchange gifts. Its roots and true meaning are in Christianity. I realize some of the people on my list are not Christians, but that doesn’t matter.  One may consider his gift a … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: John Kasich And Scott Walker

The main reasons I lumped John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin together are that neither can win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, both are mid-western governors from the Rat Pack class of 2010, and both will be … Continue reading

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