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February 26, 2012

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SANTORUM A LOOSE CANON EMBARRASSMENT TO REPUBLICANS Rick Santorum’s recent comments called into question the president’s religious convictions as phony, called the president a Hitler, and showed disrespect for Barack Obama is out-of-bounds for a presidential candidate. Santorum pronounced that education should be out of the realm of government, and he called birth control an […]

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February 18, 2012

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DON’T INSURE LIFE CHOICES In a business school course, I was taught that insurance was for large-sized perils. It should protect against large expense items only. Insurance was not designed to take care of the smaller expenses. I noticed recent comments about homeowners insurance. Home water leaks are not an insurable event, nor should they […]

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February 11, 2012

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WHO’S IN CHARGE OF GOP? TEA PARTY PROBLEMS The Tea Party and its conservative pundit cheerleaders are in charge of the Republican primary free-for-all. They’re the reason why Mitt Romney flip-flopped from moderate to conservative, and why he’s trying to distance himself from previous positions on national health care, abortion and climate change. Romney’s loss […]

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February 5, 2012

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REPUBLICANS’ OBAMA CARE PROBLEM Once the presidential nomination process is settled, and that can’t be fast enough, Republicans will get back to doing what they do best: getting on President Barack Obama’s case. Incredibly, though, they’ll have to do it without one of their most potent arguments. The Republican candidate, after all, can’t effectively attack […]