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Let’s send “Mr. Smith” to Washington

“Remember the first day you got here? Remember what you said about Mr. Lincoln? You said he was sitting up there waiting for someone to come along? You were right! He was waiting for a man who could see his job and sail into it, that’s what he was waiting for. A man who could […]

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Two Great Speeches by Daniel Hannan

I’ve been a fan of Daniel Hannan since his speech to Britain’s Prime Minister went viral months ago. Below are two recent speeches he gave, the first in the European Parliament (where he serves as M.E.P. of South East England), and the second at the International Leaders’ Summit in Brussels. I felt like shouting when […]

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Random thoughts on a political debate

The Texas Republican gubernatorial debate just finished, and I was able to catch the end at http://www.txdebates.org. If you missed it, you can watch the entire video there. I also followed the Twitter conversation (via #txgovdebate), and found it interesting and amusing. One thing worth noting is how much attention the candidates’ styles received. Scripted, […]

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If you can’t be with the one you love….

If you’ve been following NY’s 23rd Congressional District race, you know that a major political upset may be in the making. If you’re not, you should be. Here and here are a couple of articles that tell the story. It’s huge that a third-party candidate is beating the dickens out of the GOP candidate, and is […]

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