Monthly Archives: February 2016

Getting Ugly Out There

Things were bound to turn ugly sooner or later, and they did: A Donald Trump rally in southwest Virginia on the eve of Super Tuesday turned nasty, with repeated disruptions by protesters, and a scuffle between a Secret Service agent … Continue reading

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A Bit Problematic

Everyone has a bad day now and then, when nothing seems to work out as intended, and Donald Trump had a bad Sunday, because, for the first time in his campaign to win the Republican nomination, he found it necessary … Continue reading

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Bullies United

Everyone seems to have agreed that the Republican primary debate in Houston before Super Tuesday descended into chaos – it was a barrage of attacks on Donald Trump from Marco Rubio that left Trump flustered and angry and defensive. Trump … Continue reading

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Not Even Debatable

Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of the Republican Party is pretty much complete – after Nevada it was all over – but there was one last debate before the multi-state-primary Super Tuesday extravaganza scheduled for the first day of March. Not … Continue reading

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After Nevada

From 1951 through 1962 our government tested atomic bombs in the high desert just sixty-five miles from Las Vegas – the mushroom clouds could be seen from the downtown hotels and were a bit of a tourist attraction – but … Continue reading

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Dead Stop

Well, they talked about it, and they finally made it official: Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday that there would be no confirmation hearings, no vote, not even a courtesy meeting with President Obama’s nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, all … Continue reading

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Accepting the Inevitable

No one likes the inevitable – something could change, you never know – but it never does. You’re not going to end up an artist in Paris, or pitch a no-hitter in the seventh game of the World Series, in … Continue reading

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