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Take updated presidential poll; tell us what you think of Bachmann and others

Right after the 2010 mid-term election blow-out by the the Republicans, I started the presidential primary poll to the right, to begin to get a sense of how the early horserace was shaping up.  Lots has changed since then and today … Continue reading

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Weighing Newt’s great presidential adventure

So Newt Gingrich has announced that he will be a candidate for president of the United States in 2012. In my view that is very good news for a Republican field that is anemic–candidates that have no hope, have no … Continue reading

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Donald Trump leads new poll. What do you think of him? Vote here now.

The day after the Republican spanking of Congressional Democrats in November 2010, I started a poll on the right rail of this Blog on potential Republicans for president.  Folks have been adding their votes from time to time, with the … Continue reading

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Arab Spring: Where will the air of freedom be breathed next?

The most nervous people in the Middle East today are the despotic leaders of Arab countries and those in their inner circle. Citizenry that we heretofore have never from are now joining protests in the streets of some of the … Continue reading

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When the murder of the innocents becomes too common

In my new position at the International Fellowship of Christians and Jewish I am now seeing daily what in the past I’ve only glanced at from time to time–the difficulties, dangers, and continuing hardships of the Jewish people around the … Continue reading

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Funny gas price cartoons: if you don’t laugh. . .

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Social grace, in Washington

In a comical episode of military brass interacting with official Washington, four-star General Peter Chiarelli,  the #2 general in the U.S. Army, showed decency and good humor when White House official Valerie Jarrett mistook him for a waiter (because of … Continue reading

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What is clean energy and how can I get some?

The problem of producing enough energy has always forced leaders and civilizations into a position of making sweeping moral choices and to pit nation against nation and people against people. There is always a price to pay for energy. Throughout most … Continue reading

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Tunisia, Egypt: Who’s next?

The unrest in Egypt is far from over, but opinion-makers are already predicting what happens next. The spirit of revolt in the Arab world, which began with the Tunisian riots, may yet bring about the end of the Mubarak regime … Continue reading

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99 percent of Southern Sudanese vote to leave Sudan

With the eyes of the world on Egypt and the Arab world, the citizens of Southern Sudan have voted overwhelming to secede from the north.  After two decade of warfare that has claimed some two million lives, 99 percent of … Continue reading

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