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Dispelling A Political Myth

Right wing mythology is effective, pervasive and persuasive. It is also largely malarkey. Today I’d like to dispel the myth that Republicans are better for the economy. They have not been in my grandfather’s, father’s nor my time.

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Will We Continue To Pay The Price?

If you keep tempting fate eventually it nips you in the butt. That’s what happened late last week and over the weekend with two bank failures. It’s more complicated than simply just that and don’t expect me to explain it all in under 1000 words but continue reading and you will learn.

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Old Plays

We are in the home stretch of the 2022 campaign and the Republicans are running the same playbook they have for decades. They are betting the enough voters are stupid enough for them to eek out some victories. The really scary part is that they could be correct.

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Closing Arguments – Part One

For the next three days I intend to give you my closing arguments on why not to vote for Donald Trump or any of his Republican sycophants. Today and tomorrow’s articles will be based on statistics. Tuesday’s will be a personal plea. If you are already among the “convinced” and/or have already voted perhaps these articles will help you persuade other voters. In any event, please come along and let’s explore. Continue reading Closing Arguments – Part One

My President Is Incredibly Bad At His Job

I wasn’t around during the Buchanan administration which is generally considered to be the worst in American history. The administrations of Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover brought about the Great Depression, but that predated me too. I was around for the George W. Bush administration which among other things gave rise to the Great Recession. Donald Trump may or may not be the worst American president ever, but he is certainly in the discussion. Let’s explore.   Continue reading My President Is Incredibly Bad At His Job