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Lesser Of GOP Evils

This is getting to be a common theme in some of my and other people’s writing: the Republican Party is paying the price for its past sins.  Nowhere is this more clearly illustrated than in the 2016 GOP presidential race.  … Continue reading

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What Have We Done?

In the aftermath of losing the 2008 elections the Republicans felt they were a Party about to disintegrate.  In a desperate act of self-preservation they stoked the fires of racism and bigotry to give life to the Tea Party movement.  … Continue reading

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Blind “Leadership”

Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris are still dominating the international news and, barring a major development, I expect they will for at least the rest of the week.  I will grant everyone that they were a big deal; my problem … Continue reading

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Opportunity From Chaos

It’s never a good idea to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs and that was especially true for me yesterday afternoon!  My BlackBerry buzzed with and a very few minutes later NPR echoed the breaking news that … Continue reading

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Bad Government Is Hazardous To Your Health

Driven by their extreme right, many things the Republican Party does are seriously detrimental to America.  Their latest obsession is to defund Planned Parenthood in an effort to terminate its existence.  The simple bottom line is that would be bad … 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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Where Does Treason Begin?

The question on my mind is where does partisanship cross over into treason?  I’m not sure I’m going to answer that today, but in the wake of an open letter signed by 47 Republican members of the United States Senate … Continue reading

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By Those Against You

When your parents wanted to convince you not to hang around with the bad kids they often resorted to telling you that people would judge you by the company you keep.  As life goes on you find that there is … 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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See You Monday

Friday evening as Mitch McConnell exited the Senate his parting words to the assembled press were, “See you Monday.”  The big issue before the Senate was the Cromnibus bill and a lot of us read into McConnell’s comments that a … Continue reading

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