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My wife is an unusual woman. She sets her course, steers by it, only rarely changes her mind and her wisdom is such that almost always – with the exception being when she slipped and married me – everything works

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Gene Robinson, the respected Washington Post columnist, got the blues the other day, so, to lift his spirits, he kicked Dick Cheney – ripping into ole Cheney for being a torturer, the father of black-ops prisons and generally making him

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There is an echo of the old welfare debate in the health-care debate. But worse – for Democrats.   Until Bill Clinton “ended welfare as we know it,” welfare was a huge political problem for Democrats. Big majorities of the

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In politics as in sports, motivation often separates winners from losers.   In the health care debate now, conservatives and Republicans are far more motivated than Democrats and Obama supporters.   The passion factor has flipped since the election. Then,

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The story of how the state budget got made and passed reads like a plot from a bad Gothic novel.   On page one Governor Perdue is sitting, looking at last year’s budget and dreaming of all the new things

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You’ll need it.   Governor Perdue is bringing you from Washington State to save her administration.  She may as well have painted a big target on your back.   At least you’re from here.   You’ll work for a governor

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We’ve got a whale of a health care war going on – and it’s a pleasure to watch the Congressmen and Senators getting bearded in their own Town Hall Meetings.   In Round One President Obama charged out of his

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No, not the Dick Morris you see on Fox who apparently came unhinged from working for the Clintons. The Dick Morris who rescued Bill Clinton’s presidency after 1994.   Governor Perdue needs somebody who will do what Morris did then:

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When I was nine years old my ten year old cousin Jennifer was an Amazon – she could hit a baseball, throw a football and run faster than any boy. When it came time to choose up sides there wasn’t

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I’m not surprised Public Policy Polling found that only 54 percent on North Carolinians believe Obama was born in the United States, 26 percent said they do not believe he was and 20 percent aren’t sure.   The poll reflects

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