Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

The Unshockable Electorate

Arguably the biggest American political story of the week just passed is the Donald Trump hush money trial in New York City. Judging by “ink” it certainly was. I will comment on it a bit (some of which may violate my PG rating) but my main thrust is our collective attitude toward it. I plan to end on an unrelated high note.

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The Power Of Belief

As I pen this article, I’m in the process of Reading Tim Alberta’s book, The Kingdom, The Power, And The Glory.   A passage in Chapter 7 where Alberta describes a conversation that he had with a right wing Christian who is a Trump supporter stuck me. It follows: “He is as convinced that Trump won the 2020 election, he told me, as he is that Jesus rose from the dead two thousand years ago.” Please read on but first take a moment and to let that sink in. We are talking about a man whose religious beliefs are central to his entire existence.

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Progressive Sweeping XLVII

Mentioning, albeit briefly, the previously unmentioned. That’s what today is all about.

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Progressive Sweeping XXIV

Today is one of those days where I have a little bit to say about a lot of things. Let’s get going.

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If They Can Keep It

This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.

Today is the Georgia Senate runoff election so almost every political junkie will be talking about the Senate. I’m going to do it too but with a different twist. I want to take my first look at the 2024 Senate races as they stand at the moment. I think that when all the dust settles in the Peach State Raphael Warnock will be returned to the Senate and the Democrats will control the chamber 51-49. In any event the Democrats will have the Senate; the question is if they can keep it. Continue reading If They Can Keep It