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Learning From The Past: Why House Congressional Leadership Fighting Is So Detrimental


Party fight is not good for the nation When did governing become a bad word? When I was a reporter just starting my career in Texas I had the chance to cover my first member of Congress at the launch of his political career in Washington, D.C. Dick Armey served ...

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Sanders And Clinton: Who Can Handle Gridlock?

Bernie Sanders

Just how will you wield enough power to get anything done? When compared with Sen. Bernie Sanders’s, Hillary Clinton’s agenda for America is less transformative, more incremental, and more committed to the status quo. The Democratic presidential debate last week made this clear. Sanders is calling for free college education, ...

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GOP Has Gone Completely Off The Rails In Defense of Mass Murder

Gun Control

Just one more disaster this election – will they ever recover from this lunacy? The GOP is heading towards a disaster they may not easily recover from. In the last couple of weeks, they seem to have ratcheted up the crazy to a level beyond their typical insanity. As a ...

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A “Socialist, Marxist” Priest Is Scaring the Crap Out Of The GOP

Pope francis 2015 USA

The Pope brings out the good in non-religious folk and the worst in the GOP. I’ve never been particularly religious, despite having grown up going to church on Sundays, singing in the choir, and doing a short gig as an altar boy; though in the Episcopal Church we were called ...

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Does Anyone Trust Hillary But Hillary?

Bernie Sanders

Bring on Bernie: As the email story unfolds, Hillary Clinton’s carefully crafted everything is winning over nobody. When Bernie Sanders first announced that he was running for president I vacillated between excitement and dread. Excitement for the things he stands for and dread from the delivery. The Democratic party desperately ...

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With Hill Slipping, The Spotlight Goes To… “Socialist” Bernie Sanders!

Bernie Sanders-Hillary-Clinton

Rising popularity despite a relatively miniscule war chest – here’s his game plan. It was only a matter of time, and that time is here. Bernie Sanders (who has long busted Republicans for their hypocrisy) is now tied with Hillary Clinton in Iowa, according to a recent Quinnipiac poll that ...

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Get Dick Cheney Off The Air – Now!

Dick Cheney

Dick Cheney has been making the rounds of the conservative media circuit, mostly to promote his latest literary attempt to revise history, “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America,” co-authored by his daughter Liz Cheney. The Cheneys have also been promoting war in the Middle East, claiming President Obama’s ...

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Trumping Crazy: How Ben Carson Is Beating The Donald At His Own Game

2016 Presidential election

It’s official – the GOP’s need for a “non-coalition” candidate has left us with crazies.   Donald Trump has been top of the 2016 presidential election polls for a while now, but it was only a matter of time before one of the other guys in the race was going to ...

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Dear Pundits, Wake Up – Donald Trump Could Very Well Win The GOP Primary

Donald Trump

Bush’s attacking campaign reveals their fear of Trump winning. When are these pundits on television finally going to get it about Donald Trump? If I hear one more person compare his situation to when Rudy Giuliani led the polls in 2007 then went nowhere, or call it a summer fling ...

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One Writer’s Very Strong Conviction That The Iran Nuclear Deal Is The Best Way To Keep That Nation From Getting Nuclear Bomb

Iran Nuclear deal

He says that the critics arguing for war should be the first to the frontlines. If I were always wrong about predictions or analyses, I would shut my mouth instead of proving to everyone that I’m a fool. Too bad it doesn’t work that way in Washington. The same people ...

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