Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on May 20, 2011 |

Columnist Mark Davis recently wrote, “Nothing tickles me like complaints that American presidential campaigns are too long. People start running early because we start paying attention early.” He goes on to highlight what he terms “compelling story lines” about the different contenders and their current standings, as well as their chances of capturing the nomination. […]

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Do Politicians Think We’re Stupid?

Posted by mcm0704 on August 25, 2010 |

Actually, I think they do. Consider all the mis-steps, lies, shady dealings, and other nefarious activities associated with those in the political arena. How can they keep doing all that and still try to convince the general public that they deserve our trust and respect? The latest bit of shady-dealing news concerns Texas House of […]

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Thank You, Mr. Safire

Posted by mcm0704 on October 2, 2009 |

It’s never too late to honor someone of the stature of William Safire, the columnist who died last Sunday. If I hadn’t been absolutely buried in work, I would have done this sooner, but later is better than never, as the old cliche goes. I have always enjoyed Safire’s columns for their ability to make […]

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