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Isolationist Idiocy

Today I’d like to give thanks to the Republican Party.  No, I haven’t lost my mind.  Read on.

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Congratulations, You’re Fired

In 28 states it is perfectly legal to marry the person you love and be fired for it.  Do you find that shocking?  You are not alone and that is a huge part of the problem.

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Baseball Anyone?

It’s Wednesday morning as I sit down to write this article and several topics are on my mind.  Interestingly, while unrelated, they all come together if you think of them in terms of one of them – baseball. 

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Imitators Or Idiots?

Sunday Donald Trump revealed his immigration policy.  Monday I caught the “bullet points” version of it and dismissed it as the rantings of the ignorant.  Trump is becoming an increasingly large joke and seriously analyzing any of his policy statements … Continue reading

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The Timing Is The Signal

Reading political tealeaves is much like analyzing statistical data.  Separating the signal from the noise, (yes I stole that from Nate Silver’s book title), is imperative if you are going to learn anything.  That played out Thursday night as the … Continue reading

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Then There’s Jon Stewart

Circle this date on your calendar.  Today I’m going to defend Fox News.  Well, to a degree anyway.

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Walking Around (The Issues) Money

Too many American believe all politicians are liars.  That is simply not the case.  I will concede that most are selective in what they point out; only saying things that tend to reinforce their points.  Unfortunately there is a plentiful … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know; But I’ll Tell You

Rick Santorum’s campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is on life support.  Therefore a case can be made to simply ignore him and anything he says.  The problem is that Santorum isn’t articulating anything that different from many other … Continue reading

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Call The Bluff Reince

The Republican Party has a Donald Trump problem and its National Chairman Reince Priebus may have a way to minimize it but it involves taking a very small risk.  Actually, if my thinking and that of a lot of other … 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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