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Partisan Pigeons

July 25, 2017 — Leave a comment

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One of the few things that most of US can agree on is that Washington is broken. Within the beltway our federal government’s three branches operate independently, the power of each checked by the others. Continue Reading…

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I have not been a young man for much longer than I ever was one so my opinions come from experience and have grown strong. But, I remain open minded and am always interested in other’s opinions, especially when they differ from mine, not to argue but hopefully to learn. Continue Reading…

That just happened…

November 9, 2016 — Leave a comment

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President elect Trump. Bang! Many of US are in shock today, either hoping he wouldn’t win or simply thinking he couldn’t. The entire political establishment, from left to right, have just been knocked down by a body blow they didn’t expect. But they won’t stay down. No. There is no limit to what they’ll do to maintain their power and this is what I fear most for Trump. Can he lead in spite of this? If you love our country, pray he can.

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FBI director James Comey held a press conference this morning to announce his agency’s findings on its investigation into Secretary Clinton’s private email server. Regardless of your political persuasion, this is the biggest news story of the election season so far. You’ll hear it discussed ad nauseam for the rest of this election season and then in history books later. Continue Reading…

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I can’t remember a more interesting election season (although I think I probably say that about every 4 years). This time, it’s The Donald of course who has literally turned the GOP campaign into a circus. We could all benefit from a good circus now and then but I’m just too serious about politics to enjoy this one. Continue Reading…

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Do you remember Rodney King? He was a black man who in 1991 while driving drunk with some friends led police on a high speed chase which ended in his savage beating by police officers. Four officers were charged with assault and later their acquittal triggered the infamous LA riots of 1992. Rodney King’s enduring contribution to our culture came during these riots when he famously said “Can we all get along?” Well Rodney (God rest your soul), not during election season.  Continue Reading…

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Is it conceivable that the US Secretary of State’s emails contain no classified information? Do you really have to ask?