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(2 comments) SHARE Friday, April 12, 2013 Have We Elected a "Dud" as President---Twice?
President Obama is pretty good in the courage department but isn't living up to his reputation as either a brilliant negotiator or much of a "great chess player." In fact, he's been a dud in those categories.
(8 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Second Amendment not absolute
The Second Amendment to the U. S. Constitution has to be subject to some limitations, just as are the First Amendment rights of freedom of expression.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, December 9, 2012 Norquist pledges likely to trigger GOP death knell
Grover Norquist insistence that Republicans remain loyal to him and his "no-taxes" pledge will conflict with their oaths of office to "preserve and protect the Constitution of the United States." Either those GOP officeholders will have to back away from the "Nordquist dogma" or risk the ire of some 80 percent of the voters back home.
(9 comments) SHARE Wednesday, December 5, 2012 GOP coalition unsustainable
The Republican Party future is in doubt, not because of the lack of money but rather because the various factions that make up the party have no common ground. The Nov. 6 election that left Mitt Romney speechless and Newt Gingrich "dumbfounded" left a party that has no glue to keep those factions from attacking each other.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, October 31, 2008 Obama will have a mandate only if he meets expectations
As it becomes more and more clear that Barack Obama is likely to be the nation's 44th president, he will take to the office a mandate. That mandate, along with all the Democratic members of Congress, will last only as long as Obama meets some high expectations.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 21, 2008 G.O.P. collapse signals change in political fault lines
The forthcoming election will be the demise of the Republican Party as a significant player in politics. That demise will forever alter the fault lines of American politics. Get ready for a new way of thinking.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, October 17, 2008 Government right to intervene in economic matters
The U. S. government is the largest economic entity in the world and its leaders have an obligation to act in the best interest of the citizens of the country--not on behalf of corporations or any other special interest, only "We the people."
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 16, 2008 Republican Party flirting with third-party status
When the Republican Party loses next month's election by a landslide (or near landslide), it is likely to devolve into oblivion. Such things have happened in the past. Here's how I see it playing out.
SHARE Wednesday, October 1, 2008 VP debate's likely awkwardness can be conquered by Biden
Joe Biden has to be careful to not generate sympathy for Sarah Palin in Thursday's debate. His approach needs to be well thought out and executed. He should keep the focus on John McCain's weaknesses, not Palin's. Her weaknesses will be exposed by her own hand.
SHARE Tuesday, September 30, 2008 McCain faces dilemma––lose big or lose bigger
Despite his confusing positions on the economy and healthcare, and his shoot-from-the-hip, Bush-like, foreign policy tendencies, John McCain's most vulnerable by his choice for a VP running mate.
SHARE Thursday, September 25, 2008 Bush seems intent on defrauding America
George W. Bush (the lesser) has submitted a $700 billion bailout that is nothing but a new way for corporate America to defraud taxpayers. Unfortunately for us, they are laughing all the way to the bank--with our money.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 25, 2008 Neocon ideas, free-trade theory discredited
After the collapse of the financial markets the last two weeks, owing to lack of regulation and oversight, it's time to question the Neocons and their free-trade concepts. Truth be told, there never has been a successful free-trade economic system in the history of the world.
(4 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 20, 2008 McCain's health an issue; answers demanded
Described as a "Dead Man Walking" and his chances of completing a single term of office as "pretty slim" by one doctor, John McCain needs to come clean with his health records. The public needs to know whether they will be facing Sarah Palin as president, which is as frightening and it is appalling.