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- Goodbye Mr.Flake. Hello Mrs. Flakey October 26, 2017
- I’ve Run Out Of Adjectives… October 7, 2017
- Watch Out: Trump is on his way to “Wag The Dog.” September 24, 2017
- This isn’t the America my Dad fought for. July 28, 2017
- If it has feathers and quacks it’s a duck June 22, 2017
- Don’t waste your breath on Trump. Save it for McConnell. June 14, 2017
- Senator McCain. It’s your time to act. May 17, 2017
- “Lists. It’s personal.” February 26, 2017
- A New Journalism for Troubled Times January 30, 2017
- Does Donald Trump Have NPD? Ask Mayo Clinic January 26, 2017
Category Archives: Politics
Maybe it’s just what fate had in store for politicians from Arizona.
In 1974 a U.S. Senator from Arizona, once his party’s nominee for president, helped usher a crook out of the White House.… Read the rest
You’re all fired up and ready to contact your congressman or legislator. So, what do you do? Make phone calls? Send email? Even take the time to send a letter?
Chances are you’ve been directed to do one of those.… Read the rest
Trump’s Rise to Power – Was It 1930?
His campaign brilliantly organized thousands of meetings, flying in his private jet criss-crossing the country speaking to millions with wall-to-wall TV and Cable News coverage.… Read the rest
(One joy of writing like this is the ability to copy what happens during every NFL game: “Upon further review…” and edit. That’s what I’e done here.)
Over a year ago I wrote that the presidential election would eventually come down to answering a simple question: “Do you dislike Hillary Clinton more than you fear Donald Trump?”
Well, we’re here now and, at the risk of violating a longstanding personal rule (Rule #1 Overconfidence can defeat you) come January, Hillary Clinton is going to become our 35th president and our first woman president.… Read the rest
“Trump” isn’t the problem anymore…
Donald Trump, in my opinion, is no longer the problem.
He remains narcissistic, of course, and may have a personality disorder as so many Beltway folks believe.… Read the rest
Early in the campaign year I said that, in my opinion, the choice would eventually come down to a simple one that each of us must make:
“Do I dislike Hillary Clinton more than I’m afraid of Donald Trump?”
Today’s ( June 8, 2016) Editorial page of the Arizona Republic nearly made me cry. One after another, editorial writers whose opinions I trust defended the media’s culpability in the creation of Donald Trump.… Read the rest
You’ve seen them before; Comedy Central stories with the “Arizona” dateline. Sometimes I think the network should be paying us for so regularly supplying prepackaged material for their staff writers. I mean, where else could they have found “Creationist” Rep.… Read the rest
Okay. Enough whining and rationalization.
Republicans, both nationally and locally, began their march toward the 2014 “wave” 6 years ago when U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said their number one goal was making “Obama a one term president.”
Everything else they’ve done flowed from that pronouncement and was designed to make President Obama and Democrats look bad, no matter their successes.… Read the rest