US politics

Newell Normand
December 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
Appropriate reverence for our former President? Absolutely! Why? Because 41 mattered. For the obvious reasons, President George H. W. Bush was the leader of the United States and the free world. More importantly, 41 lived a storied life and accomplished so much. There were so many opportunities to...
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Scoot
November 21, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Thanksgiving is a time when people come together and give thanks. The tradition dates back to 1621 when the new settlers from England and the Native Americans came together to give thanks for the first harvest in the New World. Historical records are sketchy; but from what was documented we do have...
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Newell Normand
November 08, 2018 - 7:43 pm
The Midterm Elections delivered a big win for Democrats. They took control of the House of Representatives from the Republicans. U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond won re-election, and the Democratic leader joined me to discuss what happens next. “We still have a lot of work to do. First and...
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Scoot
November 08, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Here is a quote relating to the war between the president and the press: “Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.” President Trump didn’t say that – that was a comment from Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson clearly...
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Scoot
November 07, 2018 - 11:47 am
Predictions of a “red wave” and a “blue wave” for the midterm elections were both right! At a time when declaring political victory has never seemed more important – both Republicans and Democrats can say they won. And trust that they will! Overall, the results of the 2018 midterm elections will...
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Newell Normand
November 06, 2018 - 10:00 am
Election day is finally here. Polls are open across the country. Americans are exercising the most fundamental right there is – the right to vote. If you have not voted, it is time to get to the polls and vote. 100+ million votes cast in a defining moment election. Why defining? A majority of...
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Scoot
October 30, 2018 - 11:38 am
Hate is in our faces. The hate that motivated the mail bomb suspect to send pipe bombs with explosive material inside to former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barak Obama, along with a list of a dozen Trump critics, combined with the attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA over the weekend have made...
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Scoot
October 24, 2018 - 1:31 pm
President Trump said this at a recent rally in Texas for “Lyin’” now “Beautiful” Ted Cruz: “A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much. And you know what? We can’t have that. You know, they have a word - it sort of became old-fashioned -...
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Newell Normand
October 12, 2018 - 9:24 am
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton stated that we are stronger together, which includes bipartisan approaches to our most difficult challenges. Contrary to that mantra, Clinton lumped “half of Trump supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. They’re racist, sexist,...
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Scoot
September 19, 2018 - 11:09 am
When a female superstar announces that she is headlining a voter registration rally to encourage people to register to vote in the upcoming mid-term elections, the initial impression might be that it is a liberal celebrity trying to get new voters to defeat Republicans at the polls in November. But...
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