Tag Archive: elections

Don’t Fight for Me

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For years politicians have been trying all kinds of ways to get your vote.  There is a particular method of solicitation that has always bothered me.  I am sure you have seen more than an ad or two where the carefully staged candidate says to the camera “Send me to Washington where I will fight…

We Can Stop the Crazy Train Before It Gets to Greece

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Let’s face it.  We’re a deeply divided country.   You can make a case, I guess, that it’s not the American people who disagree on just about everything; it’s the politicians.  And there’s no question that the two parties “disagree profoundly on a vision of government,” as an editorial in the Wall Street Journal puts it….

Conservatism Is Dead- And Other Jokes

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In the year after Barack Obama was elected president, Sam Tannenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, came out with a book of his own.  It was called The Death of Conservatism. Tell me when you stop laughing.  What’s he going to call his next book – The San Francisco Giants Will Never…