Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Public Enemy Number One: Mitch McConnell

Know Thy Enemy: Mitch McConnell I mentioned an analogy in the previous article of Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, and possibly Paul Ryan as the outlaw Miller Gang from the movie High Noon. The more I thought about it, … Continue reading

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Nevada’s 2nd District: The Next Test

Was there national fallout from the Wisconsin recalls? Did Scott Walker light the fuse of a cascading backlash to Republicans? It will be interesting to see if that’s the case when the election for Nevada’s 2nd District happens in September’s special … Continue reading

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Party Like It’s 1995

We’ve seen this movie before. This time, the role formerly played by Newt Gingrich is covered by John Boehner. Bill Clinton has become Barack Obama. The script is a little bit different, though. The spending cuts proposed are three times the … Continue reading

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Is It Just Me?

It’s very difficult in retrospect to track any kind of gradual evolution, either in nature or in human events. One can have a sense of things changing and landscapes altering subtly over time, but there is seldom some kind of … Continue reading

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Better the Devil You Know…

One of our contributors from Florida in the comment section has posited that he is experiencing regret regarding his early vote for Kendrick Meek. I have to concur. I’m not sure what would happen if Meek dropped out now anyway. … Continue reading

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Players and Patriots

The Daily Beast has a fascinating new article about the Death of the Sex Scandal. (Read it at: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/features/view/feature/Sex-Scandals-Have-Lost-Their-Bite The Atlantic The writers suggest Americans have become more cosmopolitan, or jaded, or just plain bored with sex scandals, which are no … Continue reading

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