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Pennsylvania 18: First step or more of the same?

March 18, 2018

According to those who go through life with their noses cocked at a permanent 45 degrees upward to avoid having to look upon us “deplorables”he’s the quintessential Republican candidate. Young white male, lean and handsome. Law and order former prosecutor, marine corps veteran, religious man personally against abortion, agrees with President Trump’s tariffs on...

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Trump’s Churchill chance at peace

March 11, 2018

This past Monday, readers around the world opened their papers and clicked on their screens to see the results of the 90th Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences awards presented the night before. And thanks to the incessant politicization by both the host, late night sage of everything left Jimmy Kimmel, and a...

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Parkland: A time to stop, look, and learn

March 4, 2018

In November 1966 a young Stephen Stills headed into Hollywood for a night of live music on the Sunset Strip. In a 1971 interview he relayed that what he saw was: “a bunch of kids got together on a street corner and said we aren’t moving. About three busloads of Los Angeles police showed...

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Simply put: Parkland is on us.

February 25, 2018

The discussion to lower the voting age in the United States from 21 to 18 began during World War II, re-emerged during the Korean War and came to a head with Vietnam. The idea was simple enough: if you were old enough for the government to draft you into fighting a war, you were...

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Parkland horrific, establishment press even worse.

February 18, 2018

Again, the news was horrific.  Again another massacre.  Again innocents went to school in the morning, the morgue at night. Parkland, Florida, a sunny Wednesday afternoon, one man, six minutes, seventeen lives gone. And again, before the families could even be notified, the political spin. The knees jerked, the mouths opened, and as sure...

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When courage was real

February 11, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi made history this past Wednesday when she used her leadership position to hold an eight hour talkfest in support of the “Dreamers”.  (Adults lacking legal status today thanks to their parents illegal acts of yesterday.) Supporters hatched the #GoNancyGo twitter hashtag to support her “courageous” stand, and by nightfall...

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