Monthly Archives: August 2016

Barney Frank as the Model for how to Survive a Political Scandal

Back in 1989, Representative Barney Frank, my hometown Congressman in the 4th District of Massachusetts – which had previously been the Congressional home of legendary Congressman Father Robert Drinan – was the subject of a scandal that should really have … Continue reading

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The conflicts of interest involving the Clinton Foundation (or Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs, Part 11)

Longtime readers of the blog know that we have a series here that we like to call “Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs.” It’s time for part 11 of that series. If you’ve been following the news lately you know … Continue reading

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At this point the problem is not with the Donald; it is with Us

I’ve always had a bifurcated relationship with Facebook, and one area where I’ve changed my mind from time to time has to do with whether to post political material on Facebook. In a lot of ways, Facebook does not seem … Continue reading

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The Bush-RNC Email Scandal, or Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs, Part 10 Continued

A few days ago I was discussing the “controversy” around Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State, and how hypocritical the Republican reaction has been. I pointed out that: Colin Powell also used … Continue reading

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Don’t be Mad at Us because He Said What He Said

Yesterday at an event in Wilmington North Carolina, Donald Trump was perpetuating the bald faced lie that Hillary Clinton wants to “repeal” the 2nd amendment – something which would be extraordinarily difficult to do – and something which Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Hillary’s Email Server, or Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs, Part 10

There’s a famous saying that goes “Just because I’m paranoid doesn’t mean that they’re not out to get me.”[1] When it comes to Hillary Clinton, this could serve as her personal motto. Yesterday we looked at the issue of the … Continue reading

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The Benghazi Investigations, or Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs, Part 9

Longtime readers of the blog know that I have a series that I like to call “Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs.” Today we’re going to look at the question of Benghazi. This would be the 9th installment in that … Continue reading

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