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The Endorsement Of Alan Grayson For Senate

This is neither the first time I have recognized Alan Grayson nor is it the first time I have endorsed him.  He was the inaugural Progressive of the Year in 2010.  Grayson is seeking to fill the Senate seat Marco … Continue reading

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Bad Government Is Hazardous To Your Health

Driven by their extreme right, many things the Republican Party does are seriously detrimental to America.  Their latest obsession is to defund Planned Parenthood in an effort to terminate its existence.  The simple bottom line is that would be bad … Continue reading

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The Velocity Of Change

I like to think that most Americans are inherently good.  I also like to think they are at least somewhat intelligent.  That is what makes it so perplexing that a sizable percentage of Americans can embrace the hatred that is … Continue reading

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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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