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The Banishment Of Tom Coburn

Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn figuratively snatched defeat from the jaws of victory this week.  His actions had made him deserving of enshrinement in Harry’s Hell for some time.  His failing health and personal, (not political), friendship with President Obama … Continue reading

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Uncertain About This Season; Next Season Looks Great

Today is Election Day in America.  I am unable to tell you who will control the United States Senate in the 114th Congress and I may well not be that much closer to an answer tonight.  There are just too … Continue reading

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It’s Over, I Think

Monday the Supreme Court began its new term.  Normally I would have already written an article or two in anticipation of what was to come.  I have been distracted by the 2014 mid-terms and am not atoning for that sin … Continue reading

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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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Circle The Date

Today is a very rare day.  Not only am I breaking with President Obama on an issue; I find several leading Tea Party figures agreeing with me and I’m going to write nice things about them. 

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We Choose The Judge

For about 48 hours in 2016 the national conversation will be about how important the Presidential contest is because the President gets to nominate Supreme Court Justices.  This is actually one of the most important powers of the presidency because … Continue reading

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Proof Of A Purchased Party

The effort to amend the Constitution to reverse the Citizens United decision died in the United States Senate on Thursday.  It clearly illustrated the difference between the Parties and that money is speech in America; especially when you are talking … Continue reading

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I’m Guilty Of Theft

The entire premise for this article and much of its content are flat out stolen from a recent Bill Maher routine on his HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher.  With that disclaimer I not only did the morally correct … Continue reading

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I Feel The Earth Move

In 1971 Carole King’s Tapestry album came out.  Both the album and two singles from it spent considerable time atop Billboard’s list; a rare feat.  Perhaps rarer is that over 40 years later the twin hits provide an omen for … Continue reading

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Deflect And Destroy

What would you do if you were a politician and you and your group had a record of doing exactly the opposite of what was in your constituents’ best interest or totally ignored those interests?  If you were today’s Republican … Continue reading

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