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mittJust one day after jealous 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney recommended that Gary Johnson, the Libertarian presidential nominee, be included in the debates, the idea has been exposed as patently ridiculous.

This morning, on the MSNBC program, “Morning Joe,” Johnson was asked “what about Aleppo?” Incredibly, the candidate who is auditioning to be Commander-in-Chief of the United States of America, responded, “and what is Aleppo?”  His ignorance of the city in the center of the Syrian civil war, the greatest humanitarian crisis since World War II, is a disqualifier for Johnson’s quixotic presidential campaign.

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trump engineAt a speech in Salt Lake City yesterday, 2012 Republican Party presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney laid out his reasons why Donald Trump should never receive the Republican endorsement. According to Romney, Trump is a “phony” and a “fraud,” who would lose to Hillary Clinton in the fall election. 

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trump foxToday, former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney addressed the Donald Trump candidacy by giving remarks on the state of the 2016 presidential at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at University of Utah.

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romney trumpToday, Mitt Romney, in an extraordinary event, spoke to the nation about his concerns about Donald Trump becoming President of the United States.  As a result, twitter (as well as other social media) has exploded with responses, in reaction. Romney defied conventional politics (and perhaps conventional wisdom) by attacking Trump this late in the campaign and by breaking the 11th commandment spoken by Ronald Reagan, not to attack another member of the party.  

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romney-obama-newInsanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein

Unbelievably, the drumbeat is beginning for former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney to run for President a third time. The man who lost twice for President is now being encouraged by many party leaders to give it another try. Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) recently told MSNBC, “I think he’s proven right on a lot of stuff. I happen to be in the camp that thinks he’s actually going to run and I think he will be the next president of the United States.”

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romney-etch-a-sketch1Is Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal a born-again tax-the-rich candidate for U.S. President?

 

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Bobby Jindal wins Turkey of the Year Award

bobby-romney-et-tu2Turkey:  a person of little appeal; dud; loser; a flop 

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   ROMNEY-JINDAL-2012-2  At one of several fundraisers in Louisiana for Mitt Romney, the presidential candidate, being a wild and crazy guy, had a little fun with Gov. Bobby Jindal.

 

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liberalPerhaps more interesting than the things he actually says is the reaction of both the national and state media to the concept of Gov. Bobby Jindal as a politician of national concern.

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Right-wing-mediaMitt Romney took the stage Tuesday night to concede that he had lost his race for president. 

 

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catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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