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The Forum: Two inaugurations summon two very different emotions

Published Jan. 20, 2017

Last week, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation. A few days ago, I watched his last press conference. The era of #44 is officially over. The inauguration of Donald J. Trump is in effect. Everything is different now.

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Why would a man with Obamacare celebrate the end of the ACA?

Published Jan. 17, 2017

Cognitive dissonance is what happens when you have conflicting information streams mingling in your brain. It's also a part of the reason why people with ACA coverage are excited for the repeal of Obamacare and other conflicting political opinions.

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The return of the political whistle swallowers

Published Jan. 11, 2017

Sports may be the birthplace of the phrase "swallowing their whistles," but it's far from the only place where it happens. After an eight year hiatus, critics of presidential politics are beginning to make their triumphant return to the arena.

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The Forum: How Hillary lost Wisconsin

Published Nov. 30, 2016

Welcome to America 2.0, the pre-civil rights redux. The World According to Trump. The worst upset in modern presidential history? Actually, quite the opposite. This election was the simplest of clich├ęs.

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A conspiracy theorist's case for Hillary Clinton

Published Oct. 10, 2016

When it comes to conspiracy theorists, I'm not going to try to change your mind with so-called "facts" but rather with reasons why your beliefs actually make Hillary Clinton the better choice - or at least a plausible choice - for your vote.

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An Empty Mailbox

Friday October 9th, 2009 - Kenosha, WI    Another day with an empty mailbox and I’m glad I don’t own a gun because today’s the day I might have used it. This is a cruel test of my patience and I’m about to flunk it badly if I don’t get my check soon. I...

The Symbols and Substance of Barack's bow

Rich Lowry and the hundreds of others who becry Obama's breach of the unstated rules of Presidential conduct fail to realize that these very rules, originally initiated for outdated purposes, have to be challenged and broken in order to bring about progressive change, inside and outside of Americ...

"Sweet Freedom's Song"

"Sweet Freedom's Song" Revolutionary Drill Unit from the Inaugural Parade (Educational fair use) Before the inauguration at noon, the number of people joining the assembly built and their mood sprang from the shared sights and sounds. The crowd reveled in the se...

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