Monthly Archives: March 2016

Senators dodging action on Garland hardly “principled”

Have you heard the latest?  Senate President Mitch McConnell says the 24 Republican Senators who are up for reelection this fall will not vote on anything from now until January 3, 2017, when those elected this November take office.  Nor … Continue reading

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Brussels attack plays into Trump

Secure the checkpoints. Close the borders. Keep all Muslims out. Is anyone  surprised to hear such calls from Donald Trump?  The unspeakable horrors of the terrorist bombings today in Brussels strikes fear in all our hearts. We’re coming up on the … Continue reading

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Marijuana legalization in Mass. – high or low?

I’ve often thought that, for an adult, getting mildly exhilarated without the caloric intake of wine or other alcoholic beverage would be a good thing.  And doesn’t the government already intrude either directly or indirectly in too many of our personal … Continue reading

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Hillary is her own worst enemy

Lincoln/Douglas it was not. Last night’s Hillary Clinton/Bernie Sanders face-off in Florida was substantive but problematic. The debate was feisty, often angry, occasionally misleading but, like the one in Flint, Michigan the week before,  on a much higher level than … Continue reading

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Can you say President Trump?

I hope Les Moonves is happy.  The head of CBS said that Donald Trump is great for business.“Donald’s place in this election is a good thing,”  Moonves said at a conference Monday in San Francisco. Trump’s circus-like antics have been … Continue reading

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