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Pomp and Hudson Valley Apple Pie

Kelly Clarkson at Inauguration Monday, January 21, 2013, 1:30 PM ET Ah, the Inauguration. Yet another excuse for our government to do nothing, while spending a great deal of money doing it. Hands down, the highlight was Kelly Clarkson who was great. If you didn’t hear her rendition of “Of thee I sing,” you can find it on-line. When […]
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Barack Obama v. Israel: No way to treat a good friend.

Tommy Vietor 113012 Friday, November 30, 2012 Imagine that you’re at a wedding reception and you happen to notice that a friend’s fly is down. Stuff like that happens, even to the best of us. What do you do? Well, you tell him privately, maybe while standing between him and the bridesmaid he developed the hots for during […]
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The Obama coalition: Melting pot or colloidal suspension?

obama-hug-600 Wednesday, November 7, 2012 (That’s a great picture, isn’t it? My sincere congratulations to President and Mrs. Obama. This is a really big deal, obviously. I wish their family and our country well, and plan to do whatever I can, however insignificant, to help. Back to work.) Aren’t you impressed that I can remember the […]
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Congratulations to Senator Cardin. As it turns out, he ran unopposed.

Ben Cardin 2012 Election Victory Wednesday, November 7, 2012 “Congratulations, Senator Cardin.” No kidding. I think you’re a classic example of what’s wrong with Congress, but, to be polite, what the heck, “Congratulations.” It’s only business, albeit the business of politics. I have nothing against you personally. Last night, Maryland’s incumbent Senator Ben Cardin soundly defeated his two opponents, Republican […]
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Obama v. Romney: Evidence of the Wrong Attitude

Revenge v Love of Country Video Screen Shot 2012-11-04 Sunday, November 4, 2012 Words are powerful stuff. Sometimes, it’s only a matter of a word or two said in the rush of a last minute campaign speech that draw the sharpest contrasts between candidates. The following is a Romney commercial that draws what is arguably the most meaningful distinction between the two candidates. It […]
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Sununu was right.

Morgan and Sununu Screen Shot 2012-10-27 Saturday, October 27, 2012 Hi. Last Thursday, John Sununu, former Governor of New Hampshire, then White House Chief of Staff for the first President Bush and now advisor to the Romney campaign, was interviewed by CNN’s Piers Morgan. During that interview, he was asked about Republican Colin Powell’s endorsement of President Obama, a Democrat. Colin […]
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President Obama diagnosed with IDD.

President Obama at Univision 1 Screen Shot 2012-09-23 Sunday, September 23, 2012 You’ve heard this before. On a crowded, rush hour subway, a man is standing, sharing hand-space on one of the polls. He’s staring down at a woman sitting in front of him, holding her baby. Finally, he can’t help himself. “Lady, that’s the ugliest baby I’ve ever seen.” Another man, standing […]
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Why is Mitt Romney down in the polls?

Obama Smiling Thursday, September 20, 2012 More to the point, why was he up in the polls before the conventions? And what’s happened since the conventions to make a difference? I’ll be brief. (“Thank goodness.” Really? I heard that.) The reason is that there has been a change in attitude among voters. That change in attitude is, […]
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