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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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A Yank’s View Across The Pond

I thought it might be interesting for my readers in the UK in particular to get an American’s view of what happened in last Thursday’s elections. This exercise may also be a bit of a lesson for my domestic readers.  … Continue reading

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A Mom In The Oval Office

Today is Mothers’ Day in America.  The genesis of the holiday was an effort to unite the mothers of the country during the Civil War.  Currently, while we are short of outright war, our political landscape is bitterly divided.  There … Continue reading

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Family Feud

I generally agree with President Obama, Democratic Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as well as Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders.  Currently the President and the Senators are on opposite sides of an issue which from … Continue reading

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Hillary And Who? And Oh, That Guy

Hillary Clinton appears as though she is going to pursue the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination without any serious competition.  In this day and age of unannounced serious candidates there is a plethora of candidates on the Republican side but only … Continue reading

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It’s Fine

If all the reports are correct, (and I have every reason to believe they are), the big political news today will be Hillary Clinton announcing that she is going to seek the presidency in 2016.  The big concern on the … Continue reading

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