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Crystal Ball Musings for 2014

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What will happen in 2014? Will the Tea Party finally gasp its last breath in the midterm elections? Will the GOP find its conscious? Will President Obama be vindicated in health care reform and other policies and positions? What will...More

 

Election 2014: Democrats, Get to Work or Face Chance of Losing Senate

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We supporters of Barack Obama just won a major election and we are all feeling confident. We should, Obama definitely won a mandate when it comes to raising taxes on the rich, along with passing a comprehensive immigration policy. Then...More

 

The Romney Veto That Every American Needs to Know About

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Abraham Lincoln once said, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” Well, in November of 2002 the people of Massachusetts gave a businessman named Mitt Romney political power. And,...More

 

Our Nation under the Hand of American Extremism

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Extremism: The holding of extreme political or religious views or the taking of extreme actions on the basis of those views. (Encarta Dictionary) There are various types of extremist, in every country on the globe. Every society has their kooks,...More

 

2012 Election: Eight Points of Priority for Our Next President

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Come This November, whoever is the Republican nominee facing off with President Barack Obama; there will be a few points of priorities that will need to be addressed by both the Republican nominee and the president. 1. The Economy: This...More

 

Republican Presidential Candidates Spoiling Their Own Chances

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This upcoming election is more difficult for Republicans than it has been in the past and that’s because of their need to move so far to the right. Since the midterm elections in 2010 when the Tea Party gained so...More

 

The 21st Century Fox

On the American cable channel Fox Business an inexplicable whooshing nose accompanies graphics resembling the opening titles of robot wars as a gray middle-aged presenter introduces his boss live on air. “Chairman thanks very much for joining us we appreciate...More

 

1936

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The morning after America rejected the Obama administration in the midterm elections a humble president stated that “we were in such a hurry to get things done that we didn’t change how things got done”. In that quote in capsulated...More

 

A Message to Unlikely Voters

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When Barack Obama was a state legislator in Illinois he occasionally used the tactic of voting "present" on certain bills because the measures, as written, were flawed and the goal was to get them improved before passage. It worked as...More