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The Most Dangerous Threat

The radical right wing of the Republican Party, more commonly known as the Tea Party, is the most dangerous threat to America today.  That is a pretty bold statement and believe it or not I toned it down.   

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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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Unconstitutional Waste

It is that season again – Supreme Court big decision announcement time. Monday the Court kicked it off with a “non-decision, decision”. 

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And This Is The Moderate?

I had lunch with a conservative Republican friend of mine the other day.  Paul and I disagree on many political topics but not surprisingly often find ourselves basically on the same page or certainly within range of an amicable compromise.  … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Tammy Duckworth For Senate

While endorsements on this site are not akin to wagers on victory but strictly an endorsement of what is clearly the best candidate, I think today’s subject has a very good chance of winning.  Her candidacy is both good for … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz Is No John Lennon

John Lennon was a musical genius who urged people to make the world to be a better place.  His 1971 hit Imagine was the biggest of his solo career.  It challenged the listener to imagine a wonderful world at peace … Continue reading

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It Is Worse

The 112th and 113th Congresses were dysfunctional mainly because of the influence of the Tea Party and Speaker John Boehner’s lack of adequate leadership ability.  In the 114th the problem has worsened.  The Senate is now a Republican majority body … Continue reading

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Yeah, It’s Personal!

For the second time this year I’m going to write an article that is both political and personal.  It is also the second time this year I am going to quote a Republican to compliment them.  Rare as the occurrence … Continue reading

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Peter Principle – Johnny Style

The theory of the Peter Principle is that you are promoted until you reach the level of your incompetency.  In the past Speaker of the House John Boehner has been offered as an example.  In reality Boehner is more of … Continue reading

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Scoreboard!

If you didn’t watch the State of the Union address until the end you missed the most exciting part.  At the 57 minute mark of a one hour speech the President delivered an ad lib that became an instant classic! 

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