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We are in the midst of March Madness and the N.C.A.A. men’s basketball championship tournament has taken over a good part of Americans’ attention. We spend considerable parts of weekends glued to television sets passionately involved in the fortunes of … Continue reading
On January 1st I predicted what the five biggest stories in American politics would be in 2012. It is time to review my work in progress.
It started out simply enough. Thursday night I caught a blurb on television that the dates had been set for the Wisconsin recall elections. As I set out to do some research on Friday I saw that while I was … Continue reading
Working class Americans owe a tremendous debt to Wisconsinites. Had they not stood up to the oppressive forces of the Tea Party/Republicans just over a year ago the steamroller would have gained so much momentum it might have been impossible … Continue reading
In 2012 the Republicans have made voter fraud one of their big issues. The Democratic counterargument has been that voter fraud is all but non-existent in America. The Republicans seem to be on a crusade to personally prove the Democrats … Continue reading
One of the latest names to burst on to the political scene is Foster Friess. He is the chief financial backer of Rick Santorum’s campaign. Although he has recently hit the radar screen he is by no means a newcomer … Continue reading
The more the Republican presidential race unfolds one striking set of observations continue to haunt me. Despite his name never being uttered, the leading candidates seem to be advocating a third George W. Bush term. They are in complete denial … Continue reading
If you are like most Americans when you turned the radio on in your car during the drive home or turned on the television as you settled in after supper on Tuesday you caught the news that Wisconsin progressives had … Continue reading
Today is New Year’s Day a traditional day for predictions and resolutions. I’ll try my hand at political prognosticating again and while I won’t make any resolutions, I will outline some plans for the website in 2012.