Monthly Archives: May 2012

Friendly Fire — 29 May 2012

David Axelrod and David Plouffe, President Obama’s political guys, are very smart.  I’ll stipulate that.  But I’ll have to say, I don’t get their campaign strategy. I realize Obama can’t run a Hope and Change 2.0 campaign.  There have been … Continue reading

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Following Greece Down the Road to Perdition — 21 May 2012

As the saying goes, if you owe your bank $10,000, he has you over a barrel; if you owe him $10,000,000, you have him over a barrel. Add several zeroes, and that is apparently the gamble that Alex Tsipras, head … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk to Me, I’m Not Listening — 14 May 2012

In this country, we revere the right to freedom of speech.  It is one of the tenets of our Constitutional liberties that we hold most dear.  But there are surprising quarters where that freedom is not so freely honored. Consider … Continue reading

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The Man’s Just Not That Nice — 7 May 2012

  It has been an interesting feature of President Obama’s poll ratings that even though his job approval ratings in general have been on a slow, steady decline, his personal popularity has continued to poll strongly.   People like the … Continue reading

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