Tag Archives: Vermont

Of Bernie And Donald

I guess many of the talking heads have run out of things to say.  Of late I’m starting to hear the comparisons of the Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump campaigns.  Looking at the politics there is almost no comparison. 

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What A Week And More To Come

  Last week was a political news week where a lot happened and much of it is still pending. Instead of focusing on one story I decided to briefly comment on several.  Some of these events are so fast moving … Continue reading

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Hillary Needs Bernie

This is not the story of an adulterous affair between two politicians.  If it were it would get more news coverage and this article would cause my readership to spike.  This is the story of a fact of life in … Continue reading

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Something To Watch

Normally on Sunday I base my column on the big political story of the week that just ended.  Today’s topic has huge potential, may not amount to a hill of beans and flew almost entirely under the radar last week.  … Continue reading

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Christmas In July

  Today is Independence Day in America.  The traditional time to open presents is Christmas which is still almost a full six months off.  If you have paid attention to recent events in the 2016 Republican race Democrats are getting … Continue reading

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Me And Joe Told You So

Nearly a decade ago then Senator and Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Joe Biden advanced the theory of a three state solution in Iraq.  For several years now I have been advancing a similar although bit more expansive … Continue reading

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Hillary Hits A Double

“Prosperity can’t just be for CEOs and hedge fund managers. Democracy can’t just be for billionaires and corporations.  Prosperity and democracy are part of your basic bargain. You brought this country back and now it’s time—your time to secure the … Continue reading

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Fields And Winning

Much is said of the 2016 Republican Presidential field, but little of its Democratic counterpart; I’d like to briefly address that today.  In the process I also want to discuss the impact it may well have on the final outcome … Continue reading

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Bernie For The Win?

Tuesday morning I watched a national reporter in the unenviable position of trying to hype Bernie Sanders’ candidacy for the 2016 Democratic Presidential nomination.  He displayed an appropriate level of enthusiasm, (he, like me, is a Bernie fan), listed several … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Russ Feingold

This is probably the easiest article I will write in 2015.  Thursday my wife and I were driving along when my BlackBerry buzzed with an e-mail from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announcing that Russ Feingold was running for the Senate … Continue reading

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