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The Endorsement Of John Fetterman

6 foot 8 inches tall, with a bald head, wearing a hoodie and baggy gym shorts over his tattoos. That is the way John Fetterman most often appears on the campaign trail. Not exactly your typical political candidate. But he may well be the margin of difference in saving democracy this fall.

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Trying Again

Today will be another attempt to catch up on recent events, spiced with a few observations and thoughts. I’ll explain the title at the end. Continue reading Trying Again

Frustation

We live in an instant gratification society. Legislation has been compared to sausage making. Most of us love a grilled brat at a tailgating event but almost none of us either want to think about what goes into it and fewer yet want to visualize the process. If you think that opening was strange it gets stranger.

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Deceptive Rhetoric

Just because something sounds good that doesn’t mean it is good. The modern-day Republican Party has some great rhetoric. On the surface it sounds fantastic and since most Americans have about a 30 second political attention span it is highly effective. The sad part is that it is increasingly proving to be malarkey when compared to their actions. I’ll go through a few examples today. The last paragraph will be a bonus in which I’ll unveil a new acronym.

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Still A BFD

The biggest political story of the week just ended occurred Thursday morning when the Supreme Court announced its decision in California v Texas and Texas v California (yes, I find that confusing too) which for the third time upheld Obamacare; this time by a surprising 7-2 vote. Continue reading Still A BFD