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Here’s Why

One of the questions, that on the surface appears to be perplexing, about the Republicans is that if they really hate government so much, why do they want to control it.  In his first inaugural address Ronald Reagan stated, “Government … Continue reading

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The Banishment of Richard Burr

Like most additions to Harry’s Hell, Richard Burr’s banishment has been a long time in coming.  A recent event was the proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back.  When you are the ranking member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, … Continue reading

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The Final Chapter Will Be Short

How often do you see a celebrity being interviewed who appears to be an overnight success, only to discover that they toiled for years to reach that point?  A cry from the youth of my older readers was the huckster … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Kay Hagan

Last night Kay Hagan won the North Carolina Democratic Senatorial Primary by a wide margin.  Technically the preceding sentence is a prediction because I am writing this article the day before the Primary for publishing the morning after.  I am … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Jeanne Shaheen

A 1970 hit made famous by a Canadian singer about a spot in Hawaii may be an omen for New Hampshire voters in 2014. 

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The Amazing O

Yes, the headline is an attention getter.  No, I haven’t abandoned political commentary in favor of erotica.  Often as I take notes while researching my columns I refer to President Obama as “O”.  As the situation in the Ukraine evolves … Continue reading

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Anything But Cruz Control

Even liberal politicians are conservative when it comes to exposing themselves to controversial votes.  Last week the Senate took up raising the debt ceiling.  The legislation is one of those must pass measures that no politician likes having their name … Continue reading

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Circus, Circus

In Washington DC you can almost hear the cry, “The circus is coming, the circus is coming!”  Well, it’s not exactly the circus but CPAC is coming to town and will hold its annual event from March 6-8.    Word leaked … Continue reading

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A Largely Ignored Battlefield (By The Left)

One of the reasons for the Republican Party’s success is that they pay attention to races and positions that Democrats tend to ignore.  This takes many forms and I would like to briefly explore one of them today – the … Continue reading

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Risk Averse Repubplicans

Americans’ most common complaint about Congress is that they don’t seem to be getting anything done. By the way, the numbers verify that.  You hear this complaint from both ends of the political spectrum and, of even more concern, from … Continue reading

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