Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

90% Expected

Last night the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island held their primaries in both the Democratic and Republican parties.  Like most I expected Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to take all five states in their respective parties; … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Chuck Grassley

For those who doubt the Republican Party has ceased to be the center-right Party and has become the extreme right Party I offer Iowa Senior Senator Chuck Grassley as exhibit A.  For years Grassley has enjoyed the reputation of being … Continue reading

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Halftime Report

This site is not a news source and has never held itself out to be.  Last night and going into this morning (past the publishing deadline) there were six primary contests, the firm results of only three are available as … Continue reading

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What We Know Of What Happened

The final results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses are not in as I start to write this, but we know much more about how 2016 will go than we did 24 hours ago and that is what matters.  Let’s explore … Continue reading

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What Have We Done?

In the aftermath of losing the 2008 elections the Republicans felt they were a Party about to disintegrate.  In a desperate act of self-preservation they stoked the fires of racism and bigotry to give life to the Tea Party movement.  … Continue reading

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Who Remains?

It seems like the 2016 presidential campaign has been going on forever.  In reality the first vote won’t be cast until we turn one more page on the calendar.  To put the race into basketball terms, the players are finished … Continue reading

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Finally Something

Almost 37 months ago 20 babies were murdered in what should have been the safety of their elementary school.  Finally this week a small step was taken to make the loss of those precious little lives something that was not … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Joe Sestak

Some decisions dealing with this column are difficult – that is especially true of endorsements.  Often a candidate is clearly the best in the field but something(s) in their background make me hesitate.  They don’t quite rise to “endorsement level”.  … Continue reading

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Questions For Lunch

A little over a week ago I had lunch with a Republican friend of mine who asked me just how serious I thought Donald Trump was about winning the presidency.  My reaction was a smile and my reply was that … Continue reading

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Looking Back And Ahead

Extremely early Wednesday morning I hit the schedule button on my website to post my article reviewing Tuesday night’s GOP debate which had concluded just over an hour earlier.  I almost immediate hit the sack for a few hours’ sleep … Continue reading

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