From the daily archives: Thursday, June 9, 2016

“I’m with her.” Finally. President Barack Obama is going to help Hillary happen, and that’s bad news for Donald Trump and dysfunctional Republicans.

On Thursday the twice-elected president who won in 2008 and 2012 with more than 50 percent of the popular vote helped his famous and undefeated coalition of youth, seniors, Asians, Latinos and African-Americans line up behind Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Now that Mrs. Clinton is the presumptive nominee of a major American political party, and the first woman in history to accomplish that feat, Democrats know it’s time to stand united, not divided as Republicans and media would […]

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The Republican Party has long made Law and Order its selling point to the masses. But wait!

As the party is best seen today , it is a maelstrom of disorder with wimpish twits like senators Lindsey Graham, a velvety hawk, and Rob Portman, a “common sense conservative”, now whimpering they quite likely will support Donald Trump as their nominee. Thus, they will cravenly surrender their honor for “party unity” by lining up with the ruinous mad billionaire.

Law? Although some Republicans have often acted in defiance of the Constitution, none is so egregious as the looming shutdown on July […]

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Ohio junior U.S. Senator Rob Portman is about to get a little schooling from the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).  AFT will run a 30-second ad in the Columbus market that challenges Sen. Portman on his stance on Social Security privatization.

Mr. Portman has tried to waffle on his plan, but his critics are holding him accountable for what he’s already supported including privatization, reducing benefits and extending the eligible age to tap into earned benefits.

The AFT ad paints Rob Portman as “a leading spokesman to privatize Social Security”  who wants “to risk our retirement savings in the stock market.”  “Wall […]

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Big Orange Machine and GOP presumptive nominee for president Donald John Trump did well in six primaries held Tuesday. By winning California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota, by wide margins in some races,the soon to be 70 years old will steamroll into Cleveland in less than 50 days to be crowned the GOP’s new leader.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and Co-Chair Sharon Day like the Big Apple billionaire and issued a statement on Tuesday’s election results that included a thought twister.

“Tonight, Donald Trump officially secured the requisite number of pledged delegates to be […]

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