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From Fight To Deja Vu And Finally Kumbaya

I went into last night’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire with the lowest of expectations.  Earlier in the day I left a message on a fellow progressive’s phone wishing her luck on staying awake during the broadcast.  Well it certainly … Continue reading

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“Porky” Cruz

Ted Cruz has the reputation of being very smart.  I for one am waiting to see some manifestation of that brilliance.  All I’m seeing is arrogance in the defense of his erroneous statements.  One of his recent quips reminded me … Continue reading

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Is This The Beginning Of An Oregon End?

Again I take on the dangerous task of writing about unfolding events.  Literally nobody knows what may change in the interceding hours between writing and publishing.  Let’s travel together to Oregon.

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Facilitating Domestic Terrorism

I don’t write about every incident that comes to my attention.  The biggest reason is that I simply lack the resources.  I also reject many stories because something just doesn’t feel right.  Those mainly fall into the rumors or sounds … Continue reading

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Call It What It Is

Who will be the first 2016 Republican presidential wannabe to call the group illegally occupying a federal building near Burns, Oregon terrorists?  My guess is nobody.  I may be one of the few willing to call them domestic terrorists. 

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Forecasting 2016

Well if you are reading this article it means you and at least my work made it into 2016.  Tradition dictates that I gaze into my somewhat foggy crystal ball and predict what I think will be the five biggest … Continue reading

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2015: A Year In Review

Today is New Year’s Eve and time to review the year we are saying goodbye to at midnight.  Like most yearend articles I am writing this a few days ahead of time but the jury is in baring something unforeseen … Continue reading

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Minions?

I am posting this article on Boxing Day but its genesis is another major American unofficial holiday – Black Friday.  I spent a good part of that day in my favorite role in life – Grandpa.  As part of the … Continue reading

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Money Changes Everything

The threat of terrorism is real and very serious.  Like every other risk and danger it needs to be put into perspective.  The other day I heard an economist advance a theory about the economic sustainability of the ISIS threat.  … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Security Risk

I want to stop writing about Donald Trump.  I really do.  I just can’t help myself; he is such a wonderful source of material.  Too bad he is not an equally good source of truth and good policy!

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