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How to Fix the Problem with Elections – Patience!

Just when we thought the 2018 Mid-term Election was over, there is one last open Congressional seat and a major controversy.  There is strong, reliable evidence that Republican operatives in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District perpetrated serious acts of voter fraud to steal that election.  A significant part of the ...

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When Even Secretary Mattis Lies…

The U.S. Senate recently received a briefing concerning the murder of Jamal Kashoggi, a Washington Post journalist.  Kashoggi, a lawful U.S. resident, was originally from Saudi Arabia and often wrote pieces critical of the repressive Saudi regime.  The entire world quickly learned that Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman ordered ...

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Long Overdue – Immigration Reform

The American people have spoken.  Although soundly rejecting the climate of fear, hate and deception surrounding immigration, immigration ranked high among the concerns of voters.  U.S. policy cannot be grounded in exaggerated claims of threats posed by a caravan of desperate people seeking only to apply for asylum or a ...

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Dear Speaker Pelosi

The 2018 Midterm Election is over, and Democrats have won control of the House.  The first thing I would stress to Democrats is that it is long past time for new leadership.  Nancy Pelosi, Stenny Hoyer, and James Clyburne should be commended for careers of public service and based on ...

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The 2018 Blue Trickle

The U.S. 2018 Midterm Election was a pivotal election with much at stake.  Every election has consequences and often results in control over Congress, state legislatures, governors, etc.  This midterm more than any other should have been about the President and the character of our nation.  Republicans have enjoyed overwhelming ...

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Rick Scott – The Veterans are Right, Lose the Hat

Ever since his first run for Florida Governor, Rick Scott has paraded out his favorite campaign prop – an old baseball cap with “NAVY” atop the brim.  He continuously wore it during campaign stops during his election and reelection.  As Governor, the hat remained a familiar prop.  Scott wore it ...

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President Trump did not Belong in Pittsburgh

One of the significant and most challenging duties of the President of the United States is to lead and console in times of tragedy.  It is a solemn and important responsibility, one for which few are fully prepared.  There is no training, no script, no blueprint for success.  It all ...

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Americans Need to Vote

According to U.S. Census Bureau and other statistics, just under 80% of those Americans eligible to vote register to vote.  Whether or not someone plans to vote, at least be registered and thus have the option in the event circumstances change and they wish to vote.  More puzzling to me ...

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Florida Florida Florida

Politics “junkies” will forever remember the great Tim Russert’s “Florida Florida Florida” in the 2000 election.  Russert predicted the results of the election would come down to who won Florida.  As we learned, the ballot in Palm Beach County was manipulated in such a way as to intentionally confuse voters ...

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Brett Kavanaugh – Closing Argument

I had not intended to post another piece on Brett Kavanaugh, but after watching the entire hearing yesterday I feel compelled to write a final piece.  The hearing was certainly dramatic, and it was hard to feel empathy for both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh.  They are both human beings.  ...

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