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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
There was widespread surprise on the American political scene on February 20th when Tea Party/Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott announced his state would participate in the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare. I was not among the surprised. When analyzing Republicans always … Continue reading
Some politicians I just disagree with philosophically. Some are so out of touch they are dangerous. Virginia’s Republican Governor Bob McDonnell falls into that second category.
What I had predicted for some time started to become apparent Saturday. The Republican Party is starting to unite behind Mitt Romney. They are not enthusiastic about it but they want to beat President Obama more than they want to … Continue reading
The results of Tuesday’s Florida primary were never much in doubt. Mitt Romney would win, followed by Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul in that order. The two questions going in were Romney’s margin of victory and whether Gingrich’s … 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
In 2012 you will hear a lot about the number 270. In American politics it will be the most important number of the year. It is the number of electoral votes needed to win the presidency. As we all get … Continue reading
With the Republicans holding the payroll tax holiday and unemployment extensions hostage, the arrival of the ransom note was only a matter of time. Friday afternoon was that time. The House Republican leadership unveiled their proposal.