Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

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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That Was Just Wednesday

‘Twas the morning after the who knows what edition of Super Tuesday primaries and even awaking late the day held the promise of a lot of news that probably wouldn’t prove to be much news. 

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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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Do You Believe In Magic?

Yes, I stole the title of today’s article from the 1965 Lovin’ Spoonful’s hit of the same name.  That is also where the resemblance ceases.  John Sebastian wrote the song about young love; I’m talking about willfully ignoring past performance.  … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan, Just Another Loser

I’m not completely ready to rescind my prediction that Donald Trump will be the Republicans’ 2016 nominee, but I’m getting closer every day.  The not so behind the scenes maneuvering is fascinating if you’re a political junkie and repulsive to … Continue reading

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1237?

For months now every political pundit and observer has been talking about the 1237 delegates it takes to win the Republican nomination.  Perhaps we spoke too fast.  If you, like me, are confused I’m afraid we haven’t seen the finale … Continue reading

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The World Has Noticed; Has America?

I’ve been as inaccurate with my Donald Trump predictions as any other political observer, analyst or pundit.  One thing I have not done is predict that any previous event was his demise.  I still expect the demise to come despite … Continue reading

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Alluring And Dangerous

My love of politics can be traced back to 1960, long before I ever thought of coaching, but perhaps the similarities between the two is why I found them both attractive.  One of the worst mistakes you can make in … Continue reading

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Clown Car To Three Stooges

Saturday was a night of watching primary returns.  I will give very brief mention to the Nevada Democratic Caucus; the story was the South Carolina Republican Primary.

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It’s About The Future, Stupid

I’ve watched over 30 State of the Union Addresses in my lifetime.  I don’t think I have missed one in 20 years.  Less than an hour before last night’s address I had a brief telephone conversation with one of my … Continue reading

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