Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

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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Eight Is Still Too Many

Well the field is set for the Republicans’ fourth Presidential debate of the 2016 cycle on Tuesday and it is still long on quantity and almost devoid of quality.  Eight candidates are slated to take the stage for the main … Continue reading

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Bad Government Is Hazardous To Your Health

Driven by their extreme right, many things the Republican Party does are seriously detrimental to America.  Their latest obsession is to defund Planned Parenthood in an effort to terminate its existence.  The simple bottom line is that would be bad … Continue reading

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The Trump Dump?

It is dangerous to predict anything associated with the Trump campaign but I’ll go out on a limb today and say that the Republican primary electorate’s infatuation with Donald Trump is showing its first signs of ending. 

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