Tag Archives: Scott Walker

Why The Kids?

Today’s Republican Party is held up by three pillars: greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance.  That sentence will come as no surprise to my regular readers.  Progressives have long warned that as Republican state budgets proved unsustainable one of … Continue reading

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Peaking Too Soon

With the college basketball season nearing its end I am forced to recall a lesson I learned as a young coach: you want your team to be playing its best basketball just before the post-season.  Those are the games that … Continue reading

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A Lead Trial Balloon

Last week Friday most of the American political world was shocked to hear that Willard Mitt Romney was not going to run for President in 2016; I was not among the shocked.  In politics it is a common practice to … Continue reading

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The Fringe Met In The Middle

It’s the weekend between the NFL Conference Championships and the Super Bowl in the year before a presidential election; you’re a Republican who wants to be considered important.  What are you to do?  Well Saturday was your lucky day because … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: John Kasich And Scott Walker

The main reasons I lumped John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin together are that neither can win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, both are mid-western governors from the Rat Pack class of 2010, and both will be … Continue reading

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The Proof Of A Wave

If anyone doubts that 2014, like 2010, was a wave election; look no further than the gubernatorial races.  Contrary to the Senate, the table was set for a good night for Democrats.  The result is that they lost a net … Continue reading

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You Might Just Get It

There is an old saw that says, “Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.”  Well here is some of what you’ll get if you elect Republicans this fall.

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A Third Conference

I have admitted to stealing the original idea from Chris Matthews back in 2012.  Matthews likened the 2012 Republican Presidential primary contest to the NBA playoffs; two conferences playing down to where their respective bracket winners faced off for the … Continue reading

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(Maybe Not So) Slick Rick

Florida Tea Party/Republican Governor Rick Scott has always had a significant sleaze factor surrounding him.  He is the only person I know of who took the Fifth 75 times during a single deposition.  His sorted past is well documented.  The … Continue reading

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A Political Ruling Cloaked As Individual Freedom

If anyone thinks I’m done with Hobby Lobby they are sadly mistaken; keep watching this space!  Sadly that was not the only bad decision the Supreme Court rendered as it headed for the exits on Monday.  Today I’d like to … Continue reading

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