A Political Depressant

In 2008 we had the political equivalent to a beauty contest between Rosie O’Donnell and Roseanne Barr…we had to determine which unqualified contestant would win the White House.  It was toward the end of that epic battle of mediocrities that the ultimate victor announced to the press corpse that he…

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Handicapping the 2016 Election

The odds of getting a good, near great or great President appear to be less than 1 in 5.  Those are not great odds when you are looking at electing the world’s most powerful leader.  Now that we have the two presumptive candidates there is no reason to be confident…

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Presidential Free Fall Part 2

Until Theodore Roosevelt was levitated to Office upon the assassination of William McKinley the Presidency was, except for the period of the Lincoln administration, essentially ceremonial.  Listing the accomplishments of the Presidents between Jefferson and Roosevelt would be as challenging as listing the accomplishments of Hilliary Clinton which could be…

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