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"A Democrat That Can Win Is What We Need": Translating Values Into Governance And Delivering The Goods

In my estimation, there’s only one presidential candidate in 2016 fully capable of doing the job, and she’s anything but a natural.

As Hillary Clinton has also been the target of maybe the longest-running smear campaign in American history — including roughly a dozen partisan Congressional investigations and a six-year leak-o-matic “independent counsel” probe led by the fastidious Kenneth Starr — it’s no wonder some voters mistrust her. 788 more words


Trump's walkout from the Fox News debate isn't just a tantrum—it's calculated chaos

Well, Trump, we’re stumped.

Pulling out of the Fox News debate days before the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses certainly fits with Donald Trump’s erratic campaign: Do something unexpected, say something wild, collect the media coverage and remind voters who’s out there doing the things that are being done. 543 more words

Today in Texas History - January 19

From the Annals of the Halls of Power –  In 1999, Rick Perry took office as Texas’ first Republican lieutenant governor since Reconstruction.  Perry’s long career in public office began in 1984 when he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives as a Democrat from District 64, which included Haskell County where his father had served as a County Commissioner.   163 more words

Today In Texas History

So long, Karl Rove

Welcome to the first business day of 2016. The financial markets are cranking up, poised to tank (unless they don’t).

You may have also heard this is a presidential election year. 257 more words


Republican Voters Would Crawl Over Broken Glass to Defeat Hillary

Here we are at the end of 2015, and it’s still all Trump, all the time.

Trump’s juggernaut campaign remains a total mystery to the Washington Insiders, especially the Republicans.  827 more words

Our Economic Mess

Time for a Divorce?

I posted the below on my Facebook page the other day; I’m transferring it here because if this blog is less read than Facebook, it’s also less ephemeral. 301 more words


Karl Rove on the GOP’s Donald Trump Problem -- NYMag

Can the Donald win the nomination? “I think it’s possible,” says the man formerly known as Bush’s brain.

Source: Karl Rove on the GOP’s Donald Trump Problem — NYMag