Category Archives: Mitt Romney

The Repugnance Of Deceit

It seems to me…. “The American people deserve truthfulness, not more political campaigning. The American people deserve a responsible government that seeks to address their needs, not more ideological dogma.” ~ Jose Serrano[1]. There are certain character traits I find … 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 Election: Final Thoughts

It seems to me…. “In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?” ~ Barack Obama. Unable to sleep, I wrote most of this column about 3:00 … Continue reading

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Presidential Candidate Mendacity

It seems to me…. “If you’re sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign.” ~ George W. Bush[1]. The majority of the current crop of presidential contenders from either political party … Continue reading

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After The Election

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. The U.S. Presidential election is over and the majority once again has spoken.  It … Continue reading

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The U.S.’s Energy Future

It seems to me… “Practically every environmental problem we have can be traced to our addiction to fossil fuels, primarily oil.”  ~ Dennis Weaver. While President Obama and Mitt Romney, his Republican Challenger, disagree on many topics, energy policies provide … Continue reading

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The Republican Non-Option

It seems to me… “I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but the policies they will bring in, the people they will bring in, who they might appoint to … Continue reading

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