Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sequester Follies — February 25, 2013

The posturing and demagoguery of our President surrounding the Great Sequester Debate is infuriating.  More than ever, he gives evidence that he has little interest in governing, and is much more engaged in politicking and campaigning. Virtually every day in … Continue reading

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Snapshot Commentaries — 18 February 2013

Much has gone on in the last week, and there is much to comment upon.  Rather than do an in-depth discussion of any one  item, I’ll try to give something more than a soundbite to several topics.   To start, … Continue reading

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What Difference, At This Point, Does It Make? — 11 February 2013

Back in 2008, during the Democratic presidential primary contest, Hillary Clinton famously posed this question – “when the call comes at 3:00 am, who do you want answering it?” – the implication being that the inexperienced Barack Obama would not … Continue reading

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Guns, Death, and Culture –4 February 2013

It was inevitable that the reaction to the Newtown massacre would ultimately come down to guns.  Never mind that we have tried an assault weapons ban and it didn’t notably reduce gun-related deaths.  Never mind that Chicago, with one of … Continue reading

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