Archive for May, 2008

May 28, 2008

Unless you are a political junkie you probably have already grown weary of this year’s drawn out presidential race, which is on course to be the longest and most expensive on record. It has been raging for well over a year and we still have five months to go before the final verdict.

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May 21, 2008

There is a famous quote, attributed to the famous British Prime Minister Disraeli, which has been around for years. It basically goes like this, “You don’t ever want to see sausage or laws being made. You may like the results, but not the process.” No truer maxim was ever spoken. However, for the second straight […]

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May 14, 2008

Congressional seats are almost equivalent to federal judgeships. As you know, federal jurists are appointed for life. Congressmen run every two years but in reality they basically have lifetime tenure. Members of Congress stay practically as long as they want. The system heavily favors incumbents. With the inherent advantages congressional incumbents enjoy they are seldom […]

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May 08, 2008

The 2008 Legislative Session is in its waning days, yet very little has been accomplished. The budgets are still awaiting action. The partisan acrimony persists. It is basically a carbon copy of last year’s wasted session. The Senate’s partisan battle has stymied any legislative progress or achievement for at least two years of this four […]

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