Do Republicans want to win the White House?

July 23, 2014
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The way we see it, it’s hard to tell. Their comments continue to be centered on criticizing President Obama. But he won’t be running in 2016. Nevertheless, they seem to predominantly go after Mr. Obama. They seem to have not coalesced behind one Republican candidate. But it’s still early. However they don’t seem to be […]

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Fox News continues on the fringes of journalism

July 22, 2014
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The lack of credibility and balance still haunts Fox News. This morning it played out during an interview with Sen.  James Inhofe,  Republican of Oklahoma.  The topic was the President’s foreign policy. 

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Ho Hum … Another Middle East conflict (part 2)

July 20, 2014
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This is a continuation of a post three days ago about trying to change our mindset so we don’t take war, or any violence for that matter, for granted but rather try to do something about it. If you missed that post, here’s a link to it: http://respectinpolitics.org/2014/07/17/ho-hum-another-middle-east-conflict/ You may be wondering how I come […]

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Newspaper headline over the line

July 18, 2014
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A controversy has raged in New York city over whether to retire the city’s carriage horses. Proponents believe it is cruel to force the horses to take customers for rides on congested, polluted streets and house them in small stalls.

Posted in: Civility, Media

Ho hum … Another Middle East conflict

July 17, 2014
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So Israel begins a ground war in Gaza to protect itself from Hamas rockets. This after Hamas rejected a temporary truce to provide humanitarian aid to the Palestinians. Hamas triggered this latest fruitless

Posted in: Middle East, War

If there was no TV, politicans might be lost

July 16, 2014
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Radio old-time

Remember the good old days of radio. You probably don’t if you were born in the 40′s or later. But there was a time when there was no video, just audio coming often from

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Holder adds nothing to the Obama race issue

July 16, 2014
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Attorney Gen. Holder Announces Toyota To Pay 1 Billion Dollar Settlement

Attorney General Eric Holder tried to look into the minds of some in the GOP earlier in the week. Or, on the other hand, maybe he wanted to raise the spectre of Republican racism for political purposes as the Congressional elections are less than four months away. At any rate, the fallout lingers. Holder (pictured) […]

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There has to be a way to promote peace through soccer

July 15, 2014
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PEACE war

The international excitement over soccer’s World Cup leads some to believe that its many positive messages might somehow help in the search for what many think is unattainable, world peace. Are they right? We think there has to be a way to incorporate the sportsmanship shown in the tournament and at other international matches into […]

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LeBron respects his ‘constituents’; Do politicians respect theirs?

July 14, 2014
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LeBron James explained his decision to return to Cleveland as the result of introspection.  He wrote in “Sports Illustrated” that he realized his priorities needed to change.

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‘We know he doesn’t respect the rule of law’

July 14, 2014
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Tantaros

That was the quote this afternoon from a Fox News host. The speaker was Andrea Tantaros on the “Happening Now” program. It comes as no surprise given the network’s bias against the

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Deception in soccer: A plus or a minus

June 30, 2014
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What does this have to do with respect in politics? Do many politicians disrespect their constituents by taking positions that put them in sync with their party leaders when personally, they may have different views? Sadly, yes.

What happened to February through June posts?

June 30, 2014
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Let’s see. There are two main possibilities: 1) They were accidentally erased. 2) They were never written. WHich are you betting on? Answer: Number 2. It seems other issues reared their head and your faithful servant didn’t serve. We’ll do better now though the posts won’t be as regular as they were before. We think […]

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