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As an aspiring geezer, I’m inspired when white-hairs beat the young guns at their own new-media game.   So today we celebrate Lyle Denniston, the 81-year-old, twice-retired blogger at SCOTUSBlog. He got the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care

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When you boil out all the hollering and gnashing of teeth the Presidential campaign’s pretty simple. Romney says, Obama’s sunk the economy. He doesn’t deserve re-election. Then Obama says, Look at Romney’s record as Governor of Massachusetts. No matter how

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One of the problems no one’s ever been able to solve as far as politics goes is how to stop one group of folks from using the government to get their hands on another group of folks’ money.   For

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President Obama finally got a Republican vote for his health care bill: Chief Justice Roberts’.   Of course, Republicans are trying now to turn it into a “tax,” with Roberts’ help.   But it’s a huge win for Obama. And

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Well, all the smarty-pants pundits got the Supreme Court decision wrong. So I’ll wait until somebody smart and level-headed explains it.   Meanwhile, politics must go on.   Obama had been looking at a big defeat and stories about a

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When you get political power, you feel important. When you feel important, you throw your weight around. When you throw your weight around, you look like a bully.   Like Senators Tom Apodaca and Buck Newton. Whatever the outcome of

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Over in the General Assembly the legislators want to pass a law that says folks can tote pistols in bars because, they say, whether a customer can take his pistol into the ‘Twist and Shout’ ought to be up to

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Walter Dalton’s strategy at the first gubernatorial debate tells you two things: He thinks Pat McCrory can’t take a punch. And he has to dramatically change the contour of the race to win.   Attacking might work. A big reason

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The Good Lord gave everyone their own way of seeing things but he also gave them the ability to stand in another person’s shoes (or at least to get close enough to where another person’s standing to see what he’s

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Senator Tom Apodaca, the last of the old-fashioned Bull Moose in the State Senate, has tree’d Prior Gibson.   Just before the General Assembly voted on the budget a letter landed on legislators’ desks from the Secretary of Transportation saying

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