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Donald Trump Won. Barely.

Donald Trump won. Barely. Don’t get me wrong it was a dramatic upset. Historic. But numerically this thing was very close. Trump lost the popular vote, but won the Electoral College. That’s close. Tick tight. The Donald knew The Reason he was there in the first place and that sustained the campaign for a year […]

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Hillary Clinton Lost Because She Had No Why

The story of the historic 2016 presidential election is this – Hillary Clinton lost because she had no Why. This was supposed to be her time, her place in history, and we were just going through the motions. Hillary Clinton being elected president of these States Unites was a foregone conclusion. She was inevitable. And […]

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Cold Fusion – Cross Country Road Trip Edition

I have always wanted to drive across the great land we call America. Don’t know why, just have always thought that I need to see and feel just how big this place is as well as soak all in the differences. Vive le difference! The opportunity came when my sister Betsy’s Navy husband, Marc Orgain, […]

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Cold Fusion – Reconciliation Edition

This column is appearing online at www.newsleader.com as well. Twenty-two and a half years ago, Michele and I placed an ad in the Newsleader looking for child care for our then newborn who in May graduated from JMU. The next day a lady named Margaret Johnson called inquiring about the position. Before I could answer, […]

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Lobbying is an honorable profession

Let’s get one thing straight  – lobbying is an honorable profession. That’s a good thing because just about everyone – including you – has one whether they know it or not.   Every year during the General Assembly session, I participate in former Delegate Kris Amundson’s institute named for the program she developed while a […]

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Iowa Caucus Podcast

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Top 10 Tips for Session

Recently I was asked by a newly elected soon to be member of the General Assembly ten things that a person should do for Session which begins at noon today – January 13th. Maybe this person heard I used to give Top Ten lists on the House floor, then again maybe not. Either way….here we […]

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UPDATED – GOP MAY POTUS POWER RANKINGS

Now that most of the candidates have finally announced that they are, in fact, “in it to win it” – let’s update the rankings on who is the most likely candidate to actually win it. We are less than ten months away from knowing who will be the Republican nominee for President of the States […]

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TEST PODCAST

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GOP POTUS Nomination Power Rankings

Happy Valentine’s Day! Returning to the POTUS Power Rankings now that 2014 mid terms are over. These rankings reflect where I consider each candidate to be relative to the other top contenders in the only category that no one ever wanted to get in high school  – “Most Likely to Succeed.” In the Republican Presidential […]

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