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State of the Union and Disrespect

At some point, the liberals and Democrats in this country need to face the fact that Donald Trump won the election and he is the President.  You may not like him and he certainly has some personality issues that would cause people to question him but he is the President. This week he will deliver… Continue reading State of the Union and Disrespect

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Playing Poker In The Senate

Last week Chuck Schumer, the Democrat leader in the U.S. Senate, decided to flex his muscle and block the Continuing Resolution (CR) that the House had just passed to keep the government funded.  This was not a full year CR but yet another short-term fix to a problem that continues to fester in the Congress. … Continue reading Playing Poker In The Senate

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Who Shut The Government Down

Last night the Senate voted against the Continuing Resolution that would have kept the government funded and open.  In reality, a majority voted to keep the government running but the Democrats filibustered the bill and so you needed 60 votes to pass.  And when it was all done the Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, took to… Continue reading Who Shut The Government Down

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Trump’s First Year: Successes and Failures

As we enter into the second year of Donald Trump’s Presidency it would be the right time to reflect back on what he has accomplished and where he has failed. The first thing that comes to mind is actually a failure.  He continues to personally act in a manner that in my opinion is unpresidential. … Continue reading Trump’s First Year: Successes and Failures

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Our Political Divide

I have been writing a lot about the lack of cooperation and civility in the nation’s political system. As a nation, we are becoming more and more divided and the polarization is leading to a potential meltdown of the two-party system.  All of this rancor is not good for politics or the nation.  So, what… Continue reading Our Political Divide

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New Year Wishes

As we move towards a new year I think about what I would like to see happen in 2018.  There are many things that come to mind so I will list them in no particular order. I would like to see President Trump tone down the rhetoric and become more Presidential. Less tweeting and more… Continue reading New Year Wishes