Category Archives: Presidential

The Most Dangerous American

It seems to me…. “The real problem with the Republican Party is that for decades it has shifted constantly to the right politically.  Consequently, the Republican Party is picking up a very different demographic than it used to, a less … Continue reading

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A Handicapper’s Bias

  It seems to me…. “I have to think that I think it’s always been a horse race between this administration’s temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies.  And they’re coming home to roost.  It was always … Continue reading

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A Political Tale

It seems to me…. “Donald Trump ran for autocrat, he didn’t run for President.  The first thing an autocrat does is take over the media, or alienate the media, which is what Trump is doing, he is doing it actively.”  … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Irony Of Defeat

It seems to me…. “Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being … Continue reading

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2016 – The Year That Was

It seems to me…. “For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now.” ~ George H. W. Bush[1]. 2016 was comprised of many little things: while some events over the past year … Continue reading

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