Category Archives: Campaign

A Lack Of Ethics

It seems to me…. “Mos Eisley spaceport.  You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.  We must be cautious.”  ~ Alec Guinness[1] (Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars IV[2]). Democrats and Republicans overwhelmingly agree (91 percent) … Continue reading

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The Future Of The Republican Party

It seems to me…. “It is the duty of the Chief-Magistrate, in order to enable himself to do all the good which his station requires, to endeavor, by all means, to unite in himself the confidence of the whole people.” … Continue reading

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2020 Election Strategies

It seems to me…. “A lot of times, with campaigns or parties, things are cyclical. We need a long-term strategy on how we continue to engage that goes beyond chair to chair. Always, you are balancing resources with your strategy … Continue reading

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Universal Basic Income

It seems to me…. “A certain small income, sufficient for necessities, should be secured for all, whether they work or not.” ~ Bertrand Russell[1]. In the U.S. and some other nations; e.g., Finland, Netherlands, Kenya, and Canada (and in Alaska); … Continue reading

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Candidate Selection

It seems to me…. “Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates. Something must also be done to elect them.” ~ John George Nicolay[1]. Primaries are no longer … Continue reading

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2018 Midterm Election Results

It seems to me…. “Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody.” ~ Franklin Pierce Adams[1]. Democrats should find little solace in the 2018 midterm election results. It certainly was … Continue reading

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The Last Real Republicans

It seems to me…. “Too often, it seems, conservatives have scorned experts as incompetent, biased, or otherwise worth ignoring because they came up with answers that didn’t fit their politically desired answer. Often, they proclaim experts have a liberal bias. … Continue reading

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