Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

I Don’t Know; But I’ll Tell You

Rick Santorum’s campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is on life support.  Therefore a case can be made to simply ignore him and anything he says.  The problem is that Santorum isn’t articulating anything that different from many other … Continue reading

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Unconstitutional Waste

It is that season again – Supreme Court big decision announcement time. Monday the Court kicked it off with a “non-decision, decision”. 

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White Knight By Default?

I saw an editorial cartoon yesterday morning the caption of which said: “Three out of four Republicans are running for President.”  Thankfully that is an exaggeration but, granted poetic license, not that much of one. 

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Kicking The Roads To The Ashcan

American governmental units, particularly the Congress, are often legitimately criticized for kicking the can down the road.  Rather than take the often politically risky but prudent move of address a problem head on; after much debate, handwringing and sanctimonious rhetoric … Continue reading

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Denial To Exacerbation

A long time ago I learned that the first step in solving a problem is realizing it exists.  If you just stop and think about it for a second that makes a lot of sense.  Well, the Republicans in the … Continue reading

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Stealing From The Children

As some of my regular readers may remember I write a weekly op-ed for my county’s local paper the Franklin Times.  On rare occasion there is an overlap of topic with something I cover here.  Understandably I try to localize … Continue reading

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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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Fooled?

In yesterday’s posting I wrongly accused the House of not posting the results of a vote on their website in a timely manner.  It turns out I was incorrect, or more accurately had fallen for their deception.  I guess I … Continue reading

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No Bounce

I am a believer in many of the teachings of Sun Tzu; prominent among them is that most battles are won before they are fought.  If that is true the Democrats won the first battle of the 2016 presidential election … Continue reading

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Your Tax Dollars At “Work”

After 43 votes, 40 of them amendments and two procedural, the Senate finally approved S1, The Keystone XL Pipeline Act, by a vote of 62-36-2 on Thursday.  The bill will now go to conference committee to be reconciled with HR … Continue reading

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