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The Cost Of Denial

When you write about general political issues you find that sometimes your topic is one in which you are very knowledgeable and other times something you may be equally concerned about but not as well versed in.  Today is one … Continue reading

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The Misrepresentation Of Small Business’ Interests

As many readers know my degree is in management.  It was earned decades ago but I kept a promise I made to myself way back then.  As a student I was required to do a large amount of reading and … Continue reading

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Ambushed – America Bushed

The Middle East is a mess.  My opinions are more often than not controversial, but I won’t get much pushback on the prior sentence.  As has been the case almost since the day he took office, the Republicans are blaming … Continue reading

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The Crimean Players

In January of 2014 if 1% of Americans could have found Crimea on a map it would have astounded me.  Fast forward to today and it is part of the watercooler conversation.  The world is confused as to what is … Continue reading

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Ed Puts It In Reverse

Wednesday MSNBC host Ed Schultz reversed his position and came out in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline.  That either proves what examining the facts will do or he was playing devil’s advocate all along.  We may never know.

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Clean And Green?

One of the problems with being a progressive is that the first time you hear a piece of right wing rhetoric it throws you.  It is usually untrue and often defies logic, but you hate to challenge someone when you … Continue reading

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Fatal Futility

George W. Bush did a lot of stupid things when he was President; it came naturally to him.  In my mind number 1 on that list was the military incursion into Iraq.  Over the weekend the world saw proof of … Continue reading

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Of North And South

When talking in terms of the continental United States it is difficult to get much further north than the Northwest corner of North Dakota.  When you talk in terms of Arkansas you are well into the South.  In 2013 both … Continue reading

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Hidden In The Apparent Insanity

I have long felt that the thinnest line is the one between insanity and genius.  Remember genius can be diabolical.  The radical right of the Tea Party/Republican coalition is so obsessed with their dangerous agenda that they will use every … Continue reading

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Apples And Oranges In The Other Guy’s Orchard

The best friends of a disinformation campaign are repetition and massive dissemination.  No industry on earth has more of the resources needed to execute a disinformation campaign than the energy industry and they prove it every day.

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