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Progressive Sweeping XI

I guess I should commence with an apology. Despite the title – which has become a crutch for me – these articles are primarily catch up articles. Many of the topics dealt with below deserve a full article if not more and others will simply fall on the cutting room floor. Without further ado, let’s begin.

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Off Topic

Spin has been a part of politics for as long as I can remember. Today we have gone way beyond it and I fear it imperils our democracy.

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Loyalty Via The Truth

Tuesday South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham displayed his true loyalty, told the truth and further messed up the Republicans’ mid-term chances.

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If, Then And One

It may be a bit like counting the chickens before they hatch, but at this point I still assume the Democrats will retain control of the Senate. A lot can change between now and Election Day but there is one thing I am certain of: if the Republicans should happen to gain control of the upper chamber (and I won’t rule that out completely) it won’t be by a 51-49 margin; or not for long anyway.

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Progressive Sweeping IX

Today’s is the ninth edition in this “series”. At commencement my only wonder is if it will be sufficient for what’s already waiting in the wings. Let’s get about answering that question. Continue reading Progressive Sweeping IX