Tag Archives: Steve King

Prosecutorial Discretion

Earlier this week the Supreme Court agreed to hear United States v Texas.  The case centers on President Obama’s 2014 Executive Order in which he basically exercised his prosecutorial discretion and decided not to pursue action against a class of … Continue reading

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Call The Bluff Reince

The Republican Party has a Donald Trump problem and its National Chairman Reince Priebus may have a way to minimize it but it involves taking a very small risk.  Actually, if my thinking and that of a lot of other … 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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Fooled?

In yesterday’s posting I wrongly accused the House of not posting the results of a vote on their website in a timely manner.  It turns out I was incorrect, or more accurately had fallen for their deception.  I guess I … Continue reading

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Small World

A trio of events that occurred on three different continents this Sunday all caught my attention and I’d like to briefly explore them today.  They illustrated how interconnected our world is in the 21st century.

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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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Rand Runs Like A Republican

About a year ago a friend, whose political opinions I respect, suggested that Rand Paul would be the 2016 Republican Presidential candidate.  While we both acknowledged it was too early to predict with any degree of certainty, I felt Chris … Continue reading

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The Nut Job

My wife and I took our youngest granddaughter to the movies on Saturday.  She is four and it was her choice.  We went to see The Nut Job.  I thought: Oh good, a comedy about Texas Tea Party/ Republican Congressman … Continue reading

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Minority Report

We keep hearing that some 30 to 80 members of the House Republican caucus are actually causing the entire shutdown/borrowing ceiling crisis.  The Republicans are the minority Party in the federal government at this point.  They do not control the … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of Steve King

Tea Party/Republican Representative Steve King, (IA-4), has been on my radar screen for a long time.  Until today he avoided induction into Harry’s Hell simply because he lacked significance.  He might have attained it if he had the courage to … Continue reading

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