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That Was Just Wednesday

‘Twas the morning after the who knows what edition of Super Tuesday primaries and even awaking late the day held the promise of a lot of news that probably wouldn’t prove to be much news. 

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You Have To Find It To Follow It

There is an old adage in politics (and several other disciplines) that advises people trying to figure things out to follow the money.  It acknowledges the impact of money on results in everything from research to elections.  The biggest single … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In Magic?

Yes, I stole the title of today’s article from the 1965 Lovin’ Spoonful’s hit of the same name.  That is also where the resemblance ceases.  John Sebastian wrote the song about young love; I’m talking about willfully ignoring past performance.  … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan, Just Another Loser

I’m not completely ready to rescind my prediction that Donald Trump will be the Republicans’ 2016 nominee, but I’m getting closer every day.  The not so behind the scenes maneuvering is fascinating if you’re a political junkie and repulsive to … Continue reading

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1237?

For months now every political pundit and observer has been talking about the 1237 delegates it takes to win the Republican nomination.  Perhaps we spoke too fast.  If you, like me, are confused I’m afraid we haven’t seen the finale … Continue reading

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On Wisconsin And Beyond

This article has nothing to do with the University of Wisconsin or the Badgers’ athletic teams although I will admit their fight song On, Wisconsin inspired today’s title.  However, this posting does have a lot to do with Tuesday’s Wisconsin … Continue reading

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What Will We Learn And What Has He Learned?

The title of today’s posting comes from the two questions I have going into today’s Wisconsin primaries.  My guess to the first one is not much and to the second probably, at best, not enough.  The he is Donald Trump.  … Continue reading

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The World Has Noticed; Has America?

I’ve been as inaccurate with my Donald Trump predictions as any other political observer, analyst or pundit.  One thing I have not done is predict that any previous event was his demise.  I still expect the demise to come despite … Continue reading

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The Smirk

Earlier this week I had a conversation with a friend who I hadn’t spoken to in some time.  During it I discovered we both felt identically when comparing the 2016 Republican presidential frontrunners.  We both felt Ted Cruz was even … Continue reading

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Grab A Beer; You Need It

Today is Dyngus Day in Poland, the birthplace of three of my grandparents, where it is a national holiday.  Festive celebrations will abound in my native Buffalo, New York for the same reason.  In the spirit of things instead of … Continue reading

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