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    Gridlock in Washington * A Long Running Play is Revived

    I thought when President Obama was re-elected last November, the gate would open for Health Reform to move on to what-comes-next. I knew the Republicans would bring up repeal motions in the House to amuse themselves and...

    • Posted 1533 days ago
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    Over the Cliff and through the Woods to Grandmother’s House We Go

    The verdict is in. The election is over. The post-mortems flow forth. You can take your choice on why the election ended up the way it did….. Republicans did not appeal to much more than older married white...

    • Posted 1734 days ago
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  • A Republican Stimulus Package

    The Florida Primary continues along a predictable course. Romney’s up; he’s down. Gingrich is ‘on’; he’s having an ‘off’ day. Santorum gets off a zinger, but he’s stuck in the polls. Paul pleases his loyalists, but adds...

    • Posted 2032 days ago
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  • Back from the Dead and Ready to Party

    After last night’s floor show in South Carolina, Newt Gingrich seems to be back from the dead and ready to party. I sensed electricity in the air (particularly at the neck electrodes) as he walked over just...

    • Posted 2039 days ago
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  • Lumps of Coal All Around

    The Congressional gridlock setting in to Washington this week just in time for Christmas is painful to behold. The Republicans in the House have passed a plum pudding of a bill, extending the payroll tax extension. They...

    • Posted 2076 days ago
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