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Stop this Madness

Trump exposed the GOP. Jason Chaffetz, chair of the House Oversight Committee, asked for “memoranda, notes, summaries, and recordings” pertaining to discussions between Trump and Comey.  It’s a start. The GOP’s indignation over the president’s conduct has been imperceptible.  The … Continue reading

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Vetting: It’s About Corruption

The nominees for Trump’s cabinet are scheduled for Senate hearings.  However, some have not been fully vetted.  Nevertheless, Sen. McConnell set the schedule to confirm Trump’s cabinet before vetting is completed. I listened to Sen. McConnell on the radio today.  … Continue reading

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Post Sanders

While the Democratic nomination is not over, the prospects of Senator Sanders being the party’s nominee are slim.  Though I like a lot of what Sanders seeks for this nation, as a point of full disclosure, I voted for Secretary … Continue reading

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No Trump

While I have had no enthusiasm for this election cycle, my dismay has started to evolve into horror.  A lot of that shift has to do with Donald Trump’s candidacy. That GOP Governors Christie and LePage have endorsed Trump as … Continue reading

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Can I Turn Off this Campaign Until October 2016?

I haven’t been able to write much lately.  Too much stuff has been happening with my ministries.  On the other hand, there has been a lot of stuff happening in the world too. The events in the world are really … Continue reading

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Another Ad Nauseum Reflection on Election Day

The dust has settled and the GOP will take control of both houses of Congress and several governorships, including here in Massachusetts.  Yet, state ballot initiatives, such as increased minimum wage, which tilt left won.  Despite the sweeping GOP win, … Continue reading

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McCutcheon and the GOP Budget

Paul Ryan’s budget passed the House of Representatives today with 12 Republicans joining all the Democrats in voting against it.  It will go nowhere in the Senate and has no chance of being signed by the president. It’s a piece … Continue reading

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Opposition – More than Unethical

Yes.  We’re now into week three of the ridiculous and completely unnecessary shutdown of the federal government.  We’re also dancing on the edge of an unnecessary financial default. This crisis, totally manufactured by the GOP, should never have started.  You’d … Continue reading

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Squandering Leadership

We’re coming to the end of week two of the federal government shutdown.  Yet, life goes on.  The dire warnings never seemed to materialize.  I’ll even bet that should we exceed the federal debt limit, life will continue. I think … Continue reading

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Losing Sight of the Gospel

I kept checking the web for updates on Sunday with morbid fascination on the budget impasse in Congress.  As hard as it is for me to believe that Congress could not pass even a continuing resolution to fund the federal … Continue reading

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