Category Archives: Tea Party Extremism

Snap Judgments

Snap judgments are usually wrong, which is why, when some big event happens, or anything unusual happens, politicians should hide. Some reporter is going to stick a camera in his or her face and ask him or her whether Cliven … Continue reading

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The Political Continuum

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.” ~ Niels Bohr “The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.” ~ William Gibson “The future ain’t what it used to be.” ~ Yogi Berra “I have seen the future … Continue reading

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Arriving at the Impossible

Tweety Bird is at it again. That would be Chris Matthews – the cable news guy of boundless and unfocused enthusiasm, or outrage, at any given moment. The man knows politics – he was a speechwriter for Jimmy Carter and … Continue reading

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Trending Now

Pittsburgh in the late fifties and early sixties was just fine, but we all knew real life was happening elsewhere. Teenagers know such things. It wasn’t just that the parents picked up the Sunday New York Times each week and … Continue reading

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