Tag Archives: Ronald Reagan

Scalia The Segregationist

Last Wednesday Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia proved four things: most problems in America can be traced directly back to the Reagan administration, he was born too late; prejudice is alive and well in America and it is not … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned By Accident

Watching the 2012 Republican debates one of the most striking things was just how rude the participants were to the moderators.  The classic was Newt Gingrich in South Carolina.  Thus far the 2016 wannabes have proven to be just as … Continue reading

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A Comment And A Conversation

My regular readers know that I both take climate change seriously and am trying to enlighten myself on this very complex topic.  Sunday I posted an article entitled To Nuke Or Not To Nuke? in which I pondered the role … Continue reading

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Get Out Of The Kitchen

I admire Harry Truman.  This blog is named after a phrase in one of his most famous speeches.  I think he is one of the two great presidents of my lifetime, (the other certainly is not Ronald Reagan).  The title … Continue reading

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Reality Lives Down To Expectations

I went into last night’s CNBC “Your Money, Your Vote: The Republican Presidential Debate” with low expectations.  I was not disappointed!  The moderators lost control of the event almost from the get go.  CNBC did such a poor job they … Continue reading

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Nothing!

The American political story that received the most ink last week was the House Select Committee on Benghazi interrogating Hillary Clinton for 11 hours.  I don’t think it was the biggest or most important political story.  I thought several others … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is

America likes winners.  That is part of what Donald Trump’s campaign is based on.  He even says he does.  There were three certain winners in last night’s CNN Republican President Debate and two other possible winners; Trump wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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Change Or Lose

It’s time to bring everyone back down to earth and reality.  If the Trump phenomenon continues the Republicans will lose the presidential race in November along with their majority in the Senate.  That is likely to happen in any event … Continue reading

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Same Malarkey; Different Candidiate

I expect the next President to be the Democratic nominee, but if a Republican wins in November of 2016 his name will either be Bush or Kasich.  When insanity comes out of Donald Trump’s mouth, (and little else does), it … Continue reading

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The Zany Bracket

Believe it or not the GOP race for president hasn’t even gotten serious yet.  Does anyone really think there are 17 contenders?  How much support do you think a Jim Gilmore or George Pataki can muster?  I didn’t even remember … Continue reading

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