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Predicting Effect

Often the Sunday story is based on the big political story of the preceding week.  This past week there were simply too many to cover and no single one sticks out as the biggest.  What I want to focus on … Continue reading

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Hate Money

Sunday night The Guardian published a story that illustrated another of the evils of money in American politics.  This wasn’t a case of big money; it was a case of hate money. 

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Life In The Spotlight

This week Donald Trump announced that he would seek the 2016 Republican nomination for President.  He defied the predictions of many including mine.  We may yet all receive “technical absolution” for our “sin”.  According to US election law a candidate … Continue reading

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They’re Biting

Hillary Clinton has the luxury of being a runaway favorite for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nomination.  On the Republican side there is currently a crowded field, (and if you believe the polls), with no clear frontrunner.  Theoretically that gives each … Continue reading

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And This Is The Moderate?

I had lunch with a conservative Republican friend of mine the other day.  Paul and I disagree on many political topics but not surprisingly often find ourselves basically on the same page or certainly within range of an amicable compromise.  … Continue reading

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What’s This All About?

Some political news comes as no surprise.  Unfortunately that includes criminal indictments.  I am expecting them against former Minnesota Representative Michele Bachmann, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, recently resigned Illinois Representative Aaron Schock and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker just no … Continue reading

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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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None Of My Busines…But

At points in my life I have been a Democratic operative.  In that capacity when I was asked a question about a Republican primary my standards reply was that it wasn’t any of my business.  Politically speaking that was true.  … Continue reading

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The Sugar Daddy Specials

While it will be summer rerun season for network television the best comedy series of the season is scheduled to kickoff in Cleveland, Ohio on August 15th.  It is also known as the Republican Presidential Debates.  While most pilots come … Continue reading

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How Dangerous Would President Jeb Be?

I have long felt that Jeb Bush is the best candidate for the Republicans to run in 2016 if they are serious about trying to win back the White House.  If you follow the donor money I’m not alone.  Keep … Continue reading

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