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There is a great grumble across the land concerning a brokered GOP convention this summer. The thinking goes that even if Donald Trump doesn’t receive enough votes to wrap up the nomination on the first ballot, he should be the
… finish reading Winner Take All
The Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia and I would probably not have been on the same side in many of the recent decisions that have been handed down. He was known for his conservativism, while I’m probably more accurately described
… finish reading Scalia
A lot has happened since I wrote about Iowa over a week ago. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos defied the prognosticators and won Super Bowl 50. Cam Newton didn’t handle it well. The new Barbie doll got extensive press,
… finish reading New Hampshire
It was out of character, but I watched television for four hours last night as the results of the Iowa Caucus, the first in the nation (and proud of it), came in. Until then, I’d been hiding under a rock
… finish reading Iowa in the Rear View Mirror
If we thought last fall’s attention to political candidates and various debates was exhausting, then we’ve underestimated what’s ahead.
The most recent GOP debate minus Donald Trump; the analysis of the most recent debate minus Donald Trump; and the preparations
… finish reading Hoopla
On this eve of Christmas Eve, I read a story about a couple of small business owners in Minnesota who are standing up against the current spike in xenophobia. Their names are Elana and Danny Schwartzman, and they own the
… finish reading Hate Has No Business Here
I watched the NBC Nightly News this evening and was reminded why I rarely do so. There’s very little news and a lot of fluff.
The lead story was billed as a “war” between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz over
… finish reading Non-News
We are finally inside a year before the next presidential election. Up to now, I have ignored much of the sturm und drang that’s happened with various debates, Congressional hearings, and television rantings; because I don’t think the election process
… finish reading Political Processing
John Boehner resigned as Speaker of the House yesterday. Both Earl and I are glad, but I suspect it’s for different reasons. (For the record, my husband and I are on opposite ends of the political bell curve.)
… finish reading Boehner