Category Archives: US Politics

Political Base.

Today I just want to talk a little about the way politics in a two party system work. It came to me that this was a useful conversation because in a political conversation a friend told me that we could … Continue reading

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Medicare for ALL – emphasis on ALL.

Medicare for ALL The power of amalgamation OK. Todays rant is going to start with three assumptions. (I view them as realities, but you may disagree so please just accept the premise for now so I can make the point … Continue reading

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The cost of war.

Every time a politic discussion gets remotely heated…or even gets to a likely impasse, some moron in the back of the proverbial room shouts: Civil War! like they have 50,000 troops standing by to invade the backyard of whomever they … Continue reading

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Fixing the Electoral College

That title alone will start fights with both sides of the aisle. The right of course declaring that nothing is wrong with the Electoral College and the left pointing out that for the fifth time in American history we have … Continue reading

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Christmas of Frustration

When I conceived writing like this again, the concept was to delve into deeper thoughts and to discuss the undercurrents of what I see happening in the world…and maybe put some of my own philosophical ideas to print. I am … Continue reading

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Single Payer Healthcare

Medicare for all. Single payer healthcare, universal healthcare, Medicare for all. It doesn’t matter what you call it. This is a concept that is way past due in the United States of America. I mean how can you argue with … Continue reading

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The nation has never been so divided.

Well, not in the last 20 years anyway. I mean come on. Divisions in the 90s were so deep that a President was brought to trial before the full Congress for lying about receiving oral sex. In the 60’s & … Continue reading

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The President vs the First Amendment

So a few days ago, President Trump went ballistic because he didn’t like questions from CNN’s Jim Acosta about his immigration policies and the use of US troops to police the border. There was some minor confusion on the floor … Continue reading

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