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The Endorsement Of Katie Hobbs

One of the things I did for the 2022 mid-term is pay decent attention to governors’ races for the first time in this column’s history. I’m basically an East Coast/Midwestern guy but today I want to take you far west of the Mississippi River to Arizona. Arizona is a purple state where the battle for American democracy is very much being waged. Part of preserving the America I know and love entails taking the governorship of Arizona this fall. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Katie Hobbs

An Old Man Writes About A River

The biggest American political story of last week received almost no coverage. Being an Easterner I’m not sure I even have the right to write about it. I certainly lack much in expertise and experience. But an old man is going to write about a river anyway. The story is much, much bigger than just that body of water. In fact, water is the key word.

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The Endorsement Of Catherine Cortez Mastro

If after reading the title you are saying, Who? I really can’t blame you. The senior U.S. Senator from Nevada is a workhorse not a show horse. Most people, even political junkies, couldn’t pick her out of a lineup and she is far, far, from a household name. She just labors and votes in the best interest of democracy, Nevada, America and the world.

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Out Of My Region But Not Out Of My Concerns

The water shortage problem in America is to a great degree regional and centered in the west. It is also principally an agricultural/rural issue. I have lived almost my entire life in the suburbs or to a less degree exurbs of the Buffalo, Tampa and Raleigh. The fact that I am not directly impacted by it doesn’t mean I am not concerned about it. It took a turn for the worse this week and that item was overwhelmed by the Afghanistan news.

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