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If The Republicans Win The Senate, What Happens To Immigration Reform?

Most experts predict that the Republicans will take the majority in the Senate. It’s not something I want, but according to many articles, the political winds seem to be blowing against the Democrats. The Democrats still have a chance of … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton and the Great American Debate

These past two months have not been a great time for either the Republican or the Democratic Parties. The Republicans last month unnecessarily shut down the government and threatened to put the country in default, which has justly drawn the … Continue reading

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2 Cartoons on Republicans and the Government Shutdown

These past few weeks, I’ve been reading with increasing astonishment at the actions of conservative Republicans to shut down the government in an attempt to blackmail President Obama and Congress to defund Obamacare. Ken Poland wrote a good blog for … Continue reading

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The Republican Move To The Right

The Obama Presidency has been a very interesting and dramatic time. During the 2008 elections, the economy went through its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The Arab Spring has erupted across the Middle East, as the populace has … Continue reading

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Jasper and the Tea Partier

Over the past three months, someone close to me had to go to the hospital and it was a hectic time. During the interval, I had time to reflect on our relationship and I appreciate the many talks we used … Continue reading

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Obama and the Republicans

Way back in January, I wrote a blog about possible areas that Democrats could work with Republicans on. I had thought that there must be some common ground between the Tea Party Republicans and the Democrats that they could work … Continue reading

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Debating the Tea Party on the Constitution

Over the past two years, the Tea Party has dominated the political discourse in American politics. In spite of my disagreements with them, I have a grudging respect for the way the Tea Party activists have become passionately involved in … Continue reading

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