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Fooled?

In yesterday’s posting I wrongly accused the House of not posting the results of a vote on their website in a timely manner.  It turns out I was incorrect, or more accurately had fallen for their deception.  I guess I … Continue reading

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Why The Kids?

Today’s Republican Party is held up by three pillars: greed, racism/bigotry and the promotion of ignorance.  That sentence will come as no surprise to my regular readers.  Progressives have long warned that as Republican state budgets proved unsustainable one of … Continue reading

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Peaking Too Soon

With the college basketball season nearing its end I am forced to recall a lesson I learned as a young coach: you want your team to be playing its best basketball just before the post-season.  Those are the games that … Continue reading

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A Lead Trial Balloon

Last week Friday most of the American political world was shocked to hear that Willard Mitt Romney was not going to run for President in 2016; I was not among the shocked.  In politics it is a common practice to … Continue reading

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A Conservative Case For Incresing The Minimum Wage

At the risk of an oxymoron, sometimes I try to think like the modern day Americans who call themselves conservatives, but really aren’t.  True conservatism is a legitimate political and economic philosophy; albeit one I often disagree with.  Most of … 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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The Banishment Of Kevin Yoder

After reading the title of this posting I’m betting the word that came to most readers’ minds was: “Who”.  Kevin Yoder is the Republican Representative from Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District.  Yoder was elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010 … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Paul Ryan

Woody Allen said, “80% of life is showing up.”  The percentage varies depending on which source you accept, but the concept is what is important.  To put it in baseball terms, you can’t get a hit without first steeping in … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: John Kasich And Scott Walker

The main reasons I lumped John Kasich of Ohio and Scott Walker of Wisconsin together are that neither can win the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, both are mid-western governors from the Rat Pack class of 2010, and both will be … Continue reading

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2016 Republicans: Mike Pence

If you have been following this series you already know the three questions.  Today I’m taking a look at Indiana Governor Mike Pence.  I really don’t think he will run and I sincerely doubt he could win the nomination if … Continue reading

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