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Month: March 2016

March 26, 2016
Kasich Gives GOP Credit for Clinton Economy He Predicted Would Fail

Running third in the race in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Ohio Governor John Kasich nevertheless insists he's in it to win it. His refusal to yield is based on two equally bogus selling points. Compared to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, the union-busting, abortion-ending Kasich portrays himself as a relative moderate. […]

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March 22, 2016
Close but No Cigar for the U.S. and Cuba

This week, Barack Obama became the first the U.S. president visit Cuba in 88 years. To be sure, his trip will mark a new milestone in the rapidly changing relationship between the two old Cold War foes. In the 15 months since the nations restored diplomatic ties, embassies have opened in Washington and Havana. Commercial […]

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March 18, 2016
Ted Cruz is Getting the Iran-Contra Band Back Together

Not to be outdone by Donald Trump's Muslim-bashing, on Tuesday Texas Senator Ted Cruz unveiled his foreign policy team. Topping his "unlikely team of foreign policy rivals" are Frank Gaffney and retired General Jerry Boykin, extremists who respectively questioned President Obama's birthplace and declared of his own Muslim enemies, "I knew my God was bigger […]

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March 15, 2016
Auto Rescue Foes Romney and Kasich Join Forces in Ohio

Just days after recording robocalls for Marco Rubio in Florida, failed 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney joined Governor John Kasich on the campaign trail in Ohio on Monday. Bizarrely, Romney wasn't there to endorse Kasich, but instead merely to oppose Donald Trump. But in trying to keep alive his faint hopes of rescuing the […]

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March 11, 2016
Ohio State Football Coach Urban Meyer Endorses John Kasich for President

In the interests of full disclosure, I must report that I am a huge Ohio State fan. I've been living and dying with Buckeye football since OSU beat USC and O.J. Simpson (yes, that O.J. Simpson) in the 1969 Rose Bowl. But I couldn't' help but greet today's news that Coach Urban Meyer officially endorsed […]

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March 10, 2016
Cornyn Threatens Judges and Judicial Nominees

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) used to sit on the Texas Supreme Court. But the second-ranking Republican in the Senate seems much more comfortable in his current role as Majority Whip. And he once again showed on Tuesday, Cornyn has no problem cracking the whip at federal judges and judicial nominees provided, of course, they were […]

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March 7, 2016
Romney's Warning: Trump is Too Much Like Me
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March 4, 2016
Paul Ryan's GOP Prays for People's Prejudices
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March 2, 2016
Trump, the KKK and the GOP's Slippery Slope on Racial Politics

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Jon Perr
Jon Perr is a technology marketing consultant and product strategist who writes about American politics and public policy.

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