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Turn out the lights America. The party is long gone

Turn out the lights America.  The party is long gone

More than a few political pundits nowadays are bemoaning the obvious fact that America’s President Barack Obama just can’t seem to to anything right nowadays. Which makes some of us…

9/11: Remembering the day that changed America

9/11: Remembering the day that changed America

September 11, 2001: A clear, crisp fall day in Washington, DC, and New York. I was shooting a routine photo assignment in the District when my Blackberry went off. “Explosion:…

Barrack Obama: Just another George W. Bush? Perhaps even worse?

Barrack Obama:  Just another George W. Bush? Perhaps even worse?

Ironically, the current occupant of the White House won his first term in 2008 as a die-hard opponent of George W. Bush and promised to overturn the abuses and lies…

Maybe the question should be ‘who will protect the world from America?’

Maybe the question should be ‘who will protect the world from America?’

Legendary British Prime Minister Winston Churchill once observed that “Democracy is the worst form of government imaginable…Except for every other form.” Churchill, of course, was talking about democracy in America. …

Obama’s credibility is at stake? What credibility?

Obama’s credibility is at stake?  What credibility?

The conclusions this morning in an analysis piece written by Julie Pace of the Associated Press suggests President Barack Obama faces a credibility problem because he backed off his plans…

What you say may haunt you

What you say may haunt you

Senator Mitch McConnell‘s campaign manager is in hot water for telling someone he once worked with on the Ron Paul Presidential campaign that he is ‘sorta holding my nose’ while…

If Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager is ‘holding his nose,’ how can he help the Senator?

If Mitch McConnell’s campaign manager is ‘holding his nose,’ how can he help the Senator?

  Mitch McConnell‘s campaign manager for what is shaping up to be a serious fight at both the primary and general election level is not helping his candidate. In a…

When all candidates and elected officials are losers, how can America win?

When all candidates and elected officials are losers, how can America win?

A lot of discussion here on Capitol Hill Blue lately about partisanship, degrees of unethical or criminal behavior and whether or not one political party is better than another. Some…

When partisanship rules, America loses

When partisanship rules, America loses

Rodney Alexander, a six-term Republican Congressman from Louisiana, announced Tuesday that he’s tired of the partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill and is getting the hell out. Said Alexander in a…

Do we need change? Of course we do, but change to what?

Do we need change? Of course we do, but change to what?

A group of us who gather for breakfast most mornings at a local restaurant here in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, often talk about the myriad of problems facing…