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To Command Without Having Served

This Memorial Day found President Obama laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery. As for the man or woman who’ll be doing this honor in 2017, there’s a question of a connection (or lack … Continue reading

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Three More Presidential Candidates — Plus Another 300 Or So

All Hail President Emperor Caesar – and the other 300-plus White House hopefuls. It’ll be a busy week in presidential politics, what with three Republican hopefuls making their candidacies official in the next few days. That would include: 1) Dr. Ben … Continue reading

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The Bernie Zone

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders makes it official: he’s in for 2016. Pop Quiz: Who of the following has the best chance of becoming the next Democratic presidential nominee: 1) Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. 2) Colonel Harland Sanders. 3) The actor … Continue reading

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The Headache Factor

The New York Times celebrated St Patrick’s Day not with a wearin’ of the green, but instead a wary look at the long shots in the Republican presidential field. Chief among “The Grey Lady’s” concerns: what it dubs “the Ben … Continue reading

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The GOP’s Fight Club

Sometimes, late-night television writers have to scrounge for material. Other times, comedy falls right in their laps. For example: news reports that a 68-year-old Mitt Romney plans to climb into the ring with former boxing champ Evander Holyfield. It’s part … Continue reading

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The Democrats’ W.C. Fields Day

Apparently, they rather would be in Philadelphia. Let the jokes commence about The City of Brotherly Love, now that it gets to be the host site for Hillary Clinton’s coronation the 2016 Democratic National Convention — word of which has been officially … Continue reading

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Thinkin’ Lincoln

A quick hat-tip to Abraham Lincoln, born on this day in 1809. Here’s a look at how America’s 16th president continues to impact the nation’s daily life. And here’s a look at how the Great Emancipator lost his birthday holiday … Continue reading

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