Tag Archive: Hurricane Sandy

Will Chris Christie Pull a Schwarzenegger?

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When Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected as the Governor of California back in 2003, a lot of Republicans were excited. They had every right to be. One of their candidates winning a state-wide election in the deep-blue state of California was something many in the party never believed they’d see again in their lifetime. Sure, they…

Alas, E Pluribus Pluribus

Not being conversant in Latin, I may have bungled the title, but I figure that if e pluribus unum means one out of many, what we have turned into is an America that the Founding Fathers would never recognize. When you look at the election map, we more closely resemble the Balkans than the America…

Afterthoughts About Election Day 2012

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It’s been almost a week since the Election.  Even though I knew my vote didn’t count – each candidate I voted for lost and just about every issue on which I either voted yes or no went the other way – here in Washington, I voted nonetheless. Of course, I’m very unhappy about the results of…

Victory or Defeat?

I’m seated here at my computer on Thursday, November 1, 2012, five days before the most important presidential election of my lifetime and very likely, the nation’s. According to most polls, it’s a dead heat. Frankly, I don’t believe the polls. I believe that in spite of crooked voting machines, dead voters and third party…

Obama Singlehandedly Saves America from the Storm

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THE SCENE: A rural farmhouse. It is daytime, and a light drizzle is falling. There is a knock at the door. The farmer opens the door.) PRESIDENT OBAMA: I’m President Obama, and I’m here to help you. I have personally taken charge of all emergency activities as Hurricane Sandy approaches. It is important for me…