Category Archives: Politics

“Some people did something“

Representative Ilhan Omar recently dismissed the September 11, 2001 attacks with the words “Some people did something.”  Democrats from Nancy Pelosi to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have defended these remarks.   While I absolutely agree she has the right to make those … Continue reading

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Charlottesville, Virginia

Groups preaching racial superiority have, unfortunately, been around for generations.  Even worse, such outdated beliefs are still with us.  Groups like the Klan, skinheads, neo-Nazis, and websites like Stormfront spout hateful, vile ideas which must not reflect the values & … Continue reading

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2016 Presidential Election

Unless there’s a huge surprise at the Democratic convention, or some other major event happening, our choices for President this fall, at least in the major parties, will be either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. For a variety of reasons, … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential Candidate: Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined the Republican race for President on June 30, 2015.  He’s been Governor since 2009, a rare Republican in overwhelmingly ‘blue’ New Jersey. Christie won election, and a second term, by being the kind of … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential Candidate: Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, brother of George W Bush & son of George H.W. Bush entered the race on June 15.  Source for this material is ConservativeReview.com. While in the Governor’s Mansion from 1999 to 2007, Bush had a … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential candidate: Donald Trump

Real estate developer Donald Trump entered the Presidential race on June 16. Right now, Trump is leading the Republican field.  He’s playing the role of an outsider, and he’s certainly not your typical Presidential candidate.  So what do we know … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential candidate: John Kasich

Ohio Gov. John Kasich entered the race on July 21.  He’s served in that capacity since 2011, and served in the US House as well, where his focus was on balancing the federal budget.  He also ran for the White … Continue reading

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Republican Presidential candidate: Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett Packard CEO, was in the first debate- the ‘minor leaguer’ debate.  Because of her performance, she’s seen a steady increase in her support.  My source is ConservativeReview.com. A plus for her is that she’s not a … Continue reading

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The 2016 Presidential Race Democratic Candidates

We’re well over a year before our next Presidential election.  Potential candidates are putting cautious toes in the water, testing if they’ve got enough support and enough big money donors to make a run. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton, … Continue reading

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Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Speech

President Obama, not surprisingly, called for more government spending as part of his State of the Union speech.  He called for two years of ‘free’ community college for anyone who met certain basic requirements.  Specifically, the student must keep a … Continue reading

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