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Progressive Sweeping LXV

About 15 years into this “project” and I’m still amazed at how much political news accumulates in such a short time period. Let’s get it on.

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The Coverup Continues

It’s a bit risky to write a Sunday article – intended to have a subject matter of the week’s just ended biggest story – on an early Wednesday afternoon but I’ll take a chance this time. While this won’t get the most “ink” it was the most audacious.

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Questions Of Motivation

Republican Representative George Santos of New York was expelled from the House of Representatives on Friday of last week. The vote was 311-114-2-8. This was the third attempt at expulsion, (keep in mind that Santos didn’t take his seat until January of this year). I’d like to list the 112 Republicans who voted to keep Santos in office. 8 (split 5-3 Republicans to Democrats) did not vote; I’ll comment one on. Then I’d like to explore the motivation for some of the votes. (Even a political junkie like me isn’t comfortable ascribing motivations to many of the back benchers.) Totally perplexing to me are the two Democrats who voted “Present”.

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Progressive Sweeping LV

After my hiatus this format was inevitable. The only questions are will one day be sufficient and how much will I miss. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping LV