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Reactions to Last Night’s Election Results

I’ve been sick today, and so I’ve been too tired to write a post about last night’s election results.  I feel a little better at the present moment, so I’ll write my post now, but it will be a fairly … Continue reading

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Blinded by Might 1

I started the 1999 book, Blinded by Might: Why the Religious Right Can’t Save America, by Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson.  Cal Thomas is a conservative syndicated columnist, author, and TV personality.  And Dobson for a long time pastored Calvary … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Third Presidential Debate

I just watched the third and final Presidential debate for 2012.  I thought that President Barack Obama did well on a number of fronts.  First, Obama argued that things have gotten better during his term, as he discussed his rebuilding … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Second Presidential Debate

I just watched the second Presidential debate.  There were times when I thought that Barack Obama was a wimp, especially when Mitt Romney said that he wasn’t finished, and Obama meekly sat down.  But, in my opinion, Obama closed strong, … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Vice-Presidential Debate

I just watched the Vice-Presidential debate.  Here are some of my reactions. 1.  Joe Biden did well especially in the beginning and the middle of the debate, when he was passionate.  Some may think that Biden projected an attitude of … Continue reading

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Agreeing with Democratic Substance, but Not Talking Points

I thought that ABC This Week was especially good this morning.  See here for the transcript. Ann Coulter, in my opinion, made a good point when she said that Mitt Romney in his remarks to that fundraiser was not saying … Continue reading

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Welcoming a Debate on Policy: Romney Selects Paul Ryan as His Running Mate

As many of you may know by now, Mitt Romney has chosen Representative Paul Ryan to be his running mate.  Ryan is a conservative whose controversial budget proposal (particularly that on Medicare) has won him praise from many on the … Continue reading

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Ed Rendell on Charlie Rose’s Show

I was flipping through the channels last night before I went to bed, and I came across Charlie Rose’s interview of former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (a Democrat). At the moment, I cannot find last night’s episode of Charlie Rose … Continue reading

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Links for Monday, January 30, 2012

I have some good links to share: 1.  This article by John Richardson on Newt Gingrich in Esquire is probably the best that I have read so far.  It goes into his human side and also his record as Speaker … Continue reading

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Complacency and Newt

I fear that liberals and Democrats are becoming complacent about the 2012 Presidential election.  A number of times, I have heard or read liberals and Democrats express hope that Newt Gingrich will get the Republican nomination because he will be … Continue reading

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