Posts Tagged ‘ politics ’

Wrong Way Joe and His Flight Plan to Chaos

April 3, 2021

On July 18, 1938 a nine-year old Curtiss Robin landed at Baldonnel Aerodrome, County Dublin, Ireland.  The pilot emerged from his plane and is reported as saying “Just got in from New York, Where am I?” His birth name was Clyde Groce Corrigan.  Later changed to Douglas and after his arrival in Ireland known...

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Project Lincoln’s demise long overdue

February 21, 2021

After watching President Biden unilaterally yank jobs out from under thousands of American families, open again our southern border to thousands more to flood a job market still reeling from the worst pandemic in a century, and shun Israel while finding time for Russia and China I was in desperate need of some good...

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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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Vengeance comes to the Capitol

January 17, 2021

Take a deep breath, count to ten, never make a decision out of anger, calmer heads must prevail.  There’s a reason those phrases are so well known.  They’re true.  And if we listen to them, we avoid making mistakes today, we’ll regret later. On Wednesday, the United States House of Representatives was filled with...

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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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