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Progressive Sweeping LXXX

I knew one article would be woefully insufficient. Two certainly won’t do the trick but it will improve upon yesterday’s performance.

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What Matters To You?

Thursday night was another of those political nerd “holidays” – the State of the Union address. I’ve missed very few, if any, in my adult lifetime regardless of the president. I realize that they are largely the president giving his wish list with roughly half the crowd spending most of their time clapping, often on their feet, while the others sit waiting for their chance to exit and hit a watering hole. I’m a political nerd. What can I say?

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The (Bad) Boys’ Club

“Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.” That is a quote from a March 1776 letter Abigail Adams wrote to her husband John. I’m not sure that is completely true, but it seems to me that all the world’s current tyrants and wannabe tyrants are male. If you, like the majority of my readers, is an American you can do something about not allowing the membership of the club to grow.

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A Strongman To Watch

Normally the subject of my Sunday article is the biggest political story of the week just passed. Internationally anyway, the biggest story of this week, although not unexpected, broke this Sunday. Recep Erdogan was reelected to a five year term as President of Turkey. I doubt most Americans even noticed but the international implications could be huge.

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Progressive Sweeping XIII

There is a lot in danger of not making it off the cutting room floor so let’s go. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XIII