Posts Tagged ‘ Biden ’

Mr. Biden’s unity unicorn

February 14, 2021

The word “unity” has gotten quite the attention of late.  Whether it was candidate and now President Biden repeating it to anyone who would listen, or the thousands of times it’s made its way into newsprint and cable news scripts it is now fast tracked for the Plain English Foundation’s “Worst Words of the...

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So much for “unity”

February 7, 2021

A Verizon flashback last weekend had me reading cable news chyrons from January 2020: “Bloomberg tax plan would raise the corporate tax rate from 21% to 28%”, “2020 Dems make closing arguments to voters in Iowa”. Talk about a year feeling like a lifetime ago. The American economy was hitting on all cylinders.  Real...

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Words alone will not unite

January 24, 2021

Contrary to what our national media had been screeching for days was in imminent danger, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. took the oath of office January 20th, 2021 and the traditional inaugural speech was given. The Constitution held as designed, but whether America as founded still has a future is as questionable today as it...

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Beyond “beyond the pale”

January 7, 2021

Never in my life did I ever imagine I would be writing a column such as this. I grew up in the shadow of the Greatest Generation and the heroes of WWII and Korea.  I was lucky enough to be born in the heartland at a time when American history and U.S. government and...

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Election 2020: hubris humbled and feelings misplaced

November 15, 2020

“You arrogant ass, you’ve killed us!” The quote is from the 1990 movie “The Hunt for Red October”. Sean Connery plays Marko Ramius an iconic Soviet submarine commander who rather than see new silent propulsion technology solely in the hands of his communist government decides to defect and surrender the ship to the United...

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Election 2020 – Biden’s Dark Winter or Trump’s Shining Spring?

November 1, 2020

I don’t think it is hyperbole to state that never in the history of this nation has there been a Presidential election quite like this one. On one side an incumbent who half the country and a vast majority of the national press and media complex hold a hatred for so visceral that no...

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