Tag Archives: women’s rights

Here’s Why

One of the questions, that on the surface appears to be perplexing, about the Republicans is that if they really hate government so much, why do they want to control it.  In his first inaugural address Ronald Reagan stated, “Government … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Jeff Merkley

For my foreign readers, America is an Eastern Time Zone oriented country.  That is the time zone where Washington, D.C. and New York City are located along with a host of other major population centers.  The continental United States, (a/k/a, … Continue reading

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Deflect And Destroy

What would you do if you were a politician and you and your group had a record of doing exactly the opposite of what was in your constituents’ best interest or totally ignored those interests?  If you were today’s Republican … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Tea Leaves

Unlike most political forecasters I still feel that the Democrats will retain control of the Senate when the results of the November elections are in.  If I am proven to be correct you may well go back to the night … Continue reading

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The Endorsement Of Kay Hagan

Last night Kay Hagan won the North Carolina Democratic Senatorial Primary by a wide margin.  Technically the preceding sentence is a prediction because I am writing this article the day before the Primary for publishing the morning after.  I am … Continue reading

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Kiss Your Congressman – Lose Your Job

To hear the Republicans tell it the war on women is a fantasy concocted by the Democrats.  In fact a few have gone so far as to say it is the Democrats who have launched a war on women.  This … Continue reading

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The Nut Job

My wife and I took our youngest granddaughter to the movies on Saturday.  She is four and it was her choice.  We went to see The Nut Job.  I thought: Oh good, a comedy about Texas Tea Party/ Republican Congressman … Continue reading

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Opening Day 2014

Even as I have reached senior citizen status in the eyes of many, when Opening Day of baseball season arrives I’m still a little boy at heart.  At 4:10pm today my favorite team, the Tampa Bay Rays, host the Toronto … Continue reading

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Until June

Tuesday the Supreme Court heard simultaneous oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius during a 90 minute session.  Anyone who tells you they know how the Court will ultimately rule is lying, but it … Continue reading

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An Expanded View Of Civil Rights

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to hear Pulitzer Prize winning author Taylor Branch speak.  Few of us are considered an expert in one thing, let alone two.  Mr. Branch is considered an expert on the Civil Rights … Continue reading

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