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It’s Florida All Over Again: Why Rubio Will be the VP Nominee

(Update: 6/15/12 Following President Obama’s policy of granting protection from deportation of illegal immigrants who were born or brought here as children, Rubio as a VP choice is once again called into question. The Obama administration’s actions caught the Romney … Continue reading

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The Politics of Distraction

This is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. It’s kind of an appropriate political metaphor. Let’s say your ship is doomed. You want to be rescued. But as Captain, you don’t necessarily want to be perceived as incompetent. So, politically, … Continue reading

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The Republican Descent Into Madness

The Republican party has been in a steady decline since 2008 like a junkie deeply in denial; flailing about looking for ways to keep the high going. The primary campaign is the embarrassing theatrical manifestation of the downward spiral of … Continue reading

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The Biggest Loser

Maybe it’s a symptom of our current societal mores or maybe it’s because creating good TV shows is cost prohibitive but ‘reality’ TV is all the rage these days. We have TV shows that range from the mundane to the inane. Shows … Continue reading

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Why Ron Paul Will Win Iowa

(Updated: 6/15/2012 Ron Paul actually did win Iowa. But not because of turnout. He won because Paul supporters stayed after the caucus and got themselves elected as delegates. 21 of the 24 delegates going to Tampa are casting for Paul) … Continue reading

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The Problem With the ‘Throw All the Bums Out’ Strategy

The Occupy Wall Street protests highlight what everyone suspected and the polls reflected; that there is a lot of public resentment towards our current climate on Capital Hill and its apparent collusion with corporate America. With polls showing record lows … Continue reading

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In This Corner…Buddy Roemer

2012 Contender Series: Buddy Roemer We’ve held off on some candidates due to their lack of political support. Fred Karger and former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, are some examples. But one candidate that I think deserves some recognition is … Continue reading

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