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The Endorsement Of Jason Kander

Missouri represents one of the best chances the Democrats have of picking up a Senate seat this November and they have an outstanding candidate in Jason Kander!  Kander is the current Missouri Secretary of State, the youngest statewide elected official … Continue reading

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Illustrating The Difference

In keeping with my hypostasis that 2016 will be a turnout election, one of the things I find most frustrating are the people who say they didn’t bother to vote because all politicians are the same, (and they are not … Continue reading

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The Banishment Of John Menard, Jr.

I’ll admit that a week ago I didn’t even know who John Menard, Jr. was.  He came to my attention in one of the scandals surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the John Doe II Investigation.  Michael Isikoff’s investigative reporting for … 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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Almost A Century Later

On August 18, 1920 a 24 year old member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Harry Burn, surprisingly voted to ratify the 19th Amendment which made The Volunteer State the thirty-sixth state to do so and American women received the … Continue reading

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Unionish

The most interesting vote to take place in America in 2014 may well occur this week.  It won’t happen on a Tuesday and neither Republicans nor Democrats will be on the ballot.  Wednesday through Friday the National Labor Relations Board … Continue reading

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Only A Fool Was Surprised

Late yesterday afternoon a news flash came across my BlackBerry informing me that the city of Detroit had filed for bankruptcy protection.  Sad as the event was, I found it all too predictable.  This was just part of the master … Continue reading

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Take Nothing For Granted

Only the laws of nature cannot be changed.  Any right we have been granted by man may be taken away.  It is imperative that we are ever diligent to defend those hard earned rights.  Americans too easily become complacent and … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day

Today is April Fools’ Day and I can’t think of a more appropriate time to look at the Scott Walker led Republicans in Wisconsin.  To further add to our joy it appears the “disease’ they are afflicted with is contagious … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Marcy Kaptur

When this year started I told my readers that I would be endorsing candidates for the House of Representatives.   At that time I stated that the House endorsements might come out a little slowly due to the uncertainty redistricting brought … Continue reading

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