Tag: Larry Conley

The Political Hurricane Show: Struggle for the Senate, What’s really at Stake?

The Political Hurricane Show: Struggle for the Senate, What’s really at Stake?

  This morning, Larry Conley and I hosted a lively discussion on the stakes in the upcoming election.  After about 1 minute of technical problems with the theme music in the beginning of the program, Larry and I went right to business. The show really picks up speed as the podcast continues. Check out this […]

By November 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Thank you again, Mr. President!

Thank you again, Mr. President!

“My fellow Americans, the oath I have sworn before you today, like the one recited by others who serve in this Capitol, was an oath to God and country, not party or faction – and we must faithfully execute that pledge during the duration of our service. But the words I spoke today are not […]

By January 23, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
The Truth is Marching On

The Truth is Marching On

A hypothetical Second Inaugural Address for President Obama in the Spirit of Lincoln and King. Let us learn to live together as brother and sister citizens rather than rushing to perish together as fools. Fellow Citizens This second inauguration requires no lengthy address. The proper course of action is clear for all willing to see. […]

By January 21, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
150 Years and Counting

150 Years and Counting

150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation — courageously declaring “That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against […]

On Deficits, Debt and Duty

On Deficits, Debt and Duty

Republican Congress members and conservative commentators relentlessly shriek about deficits and debt while making sweeping generalizations about “government spending.” During the recently concluded fiasco commonly called the “fiscal cliff,” they sang the same old song up until the very end. In no case, did they stipulate precisely what they wished to cut and advance bills […]

The Fact of Factionalism

The Fact of Factionalism

As defined by Madison in Federalist #10, a faction was a number of citizens, whether a majority or minority, who were united and activated “by some common impulse of passion, or of interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.” Madison and his allies did […]

By December 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
We Were Asking for It!

We Were Asking for It!

“NRA chief executive officer Wayne LaPierre said Congress should appropriate funds to post an armed police officer in every school. In the meantime, he said the NRA would develop a school emergency response program that would include volunteers from the group’s 4.3 million members to help guard children. “Just imagine a George Zimmerman clone in […]

By December 23, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
Neither Grief, nor Solace – Resolve

Neither Grief, nor Solace – Resolve

In the aftermath of the horrific rampage in Newtown, CT, millions will grieve and seek solace. This is understandable, but it is insufficient. We have been comforted too often and we have mourned too much. The spirits of twenty innocent children and six brave adults call upon us all. We must answer this call and […]

By December 19, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
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