Category Archives: Paul Ryan

The Non-Nominee for Non-President

It was morning in America again. For the first time in maybe ten months, Donald Trump didn’t call in to any of the national Sunday morning talk shows. He gets to call in – everyone else has to show up … Continue reading

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What Everyone Sees

It’s fairly simple. The Republicans would like to win back the White House, to prove that George W. Bush was a fluke and they really can run things wonderfully and everything will be better than when Bush did that Iraq … Continue reading

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Ryan to the Rescue

A curious news story got buried this week, one that seemed to signal a shift in American politics, but that’s understandable. In Gaza, the Israelis are rolling on, intent on wiping out Hamas and smashing everything in sight, and most … Continue reading

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Dead Man Talking

One political party in this country has decided that Charles Darwin is the Great Satan, or we have one political party that finds those who are sure of that quite useful – those people always show up to vote even … Continue reading

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Mutually Assured Misunderstanding

Economics is called the dismal science for obvious reasons – it’s complicated and often dull and dry, except when one big-gun economist is telling another big-gun economist he’s full of crap and the other fires back with the same – … Continue reading

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Their Closing Arguments

Here in the land of make-believe things aren’t what they seem. Hollywood Boulevard isn’t glamorous – it’s kind of seedy. The tourists look bewildered. The old bank building on the corner at Highland – a sort of Gothic meets Deco … Continue reading

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