Category Archives: Government

Aftermath

So, that’s how it’s going to be, is it?  Well, okay then. The election for #45 has come and gone, and it certainly didn’t go the way I had hoped.  I’ll admit to spending a day or two in shock … Continue reading

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Down It Goes

Regarding the current status of the Presidential race, I have no words (although the phrase “train wreck” comes to mind). If you were unclear as to the relative moral standing of the two candidates, the tape released last week should … Continue reading

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A Few Quick Thoughts

We’re not there, yet, but now’s as good a time as any to get down, in writing, a couple of thoughts that have been rolling around in my head, on the right to vote. It’s a basic thing, it seems–very … Continue reading

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That Was Sudden

Not exactly where I had intended to start, this week, but it’s a significant enough development that I can be flexible. So, Cruz has “suspended his campaign,” leaving (realistically) only Trump as a viable Republican candidate (and believe me, I … Continue reading

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Scared, Yet?

If not, you might not be paying attention. Now, this isn’t an existential dread. No, this is a worry for what may be coming–another type of disaster, if you will; one that I fear is more than a little bit … Continue reading

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As Was Mentioned Earlier

Yes, it’s the silly season.  In addition to the domestic chaos I mentioned last week, the news of late has been full of–well, let’s just say, there’s not enough facepalm in the world. It’s been fascinating, in a train-wreck sort … Continue reading

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The Silly Season is Here

While the competition for the various party nominations has been going on for quite a while, it seems that it’s really only in the last few weeks that they’ve turned “serious”–although that’s probably not the best word. Particularly in the … Continue reading

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