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Marie’s 90th

August has been an interesting month to say the least, but instead of discussing politics this week, I’m celebrating the 90th birthday of my mother, Marie. She was definitely ahead of her time – she was a journalist, teacher, and … Continue reading

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The president’s erratic behavior

And just when I thought that I was getting inured to the stuff coming out of the new Administration! An hour-plus press conference — which was so amazing and so full of stupid petty lies that one has to wonder, “Why … Continue reading

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Autumn is here!

I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for Autumn. The weather is supposed to be gorgeous in D.C. this weekend. Get out and enjoy it! I’ll be back next week with policy thoughts, or perhaps comments on Monday’s debate that … Continue reading

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Politics in the U.S. is depressing

Coming back from Ireland to the current political situation in the U.S. is so depressing. We have candidates who are a laughing stock around the world. Yes, Washington hasn’t worked well for many years. Yes, I get the criticisms against … Continue reading

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The DNC was good, but let’s talk about Trump & Putin

Wow. I thought I was going to watch a Democratic Convention but it felt as if it was Ronald Reagan’s convention. As many of you know, I frequently criticize Joe Scarborough but his comment that he was waiting last night … Continue reading

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We survived the GOP convention

This week we survived the Republican Convention. Looking back, it was a collage of bizarre images – an openly gay CEO on the stage for the first time, a platform that condemns gay marriage, a Trump daughter who supports equal … Continue reading

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Happy 4th (and birthday to Alexandra)!

I’m taking this week off to celebrate the 4th, along with my daughter Alexandra’s birthday. Have a great weekend!  

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