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Barack Obama is being hailed as a combination of Lincoln and FDR. The economic crisis is likened to secession and Depression.   There seems to ...

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When the heads of the Big Three went to Washington to ask Congress for $25 billion to save their companies, one congressman asked, What will you do, p...

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Talk about Old White Guys (OWGs) – when I read Gary’s blog yesterday I had to look up what a Prius was, which I guess is emblematic of a problem for a...

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I was on a panel last week for the Women’s Networking Forum sponsored by Hunton & Williams law firm. The subject was “Lipstick, Pantsuits and Poli...

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Well, now, I’ve taken to reading the Life section of the newspaper to continue to monitor the pulse beat of culture.   Thursday there was an An...

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Two pairs of stories in today’s N&O capture the shifting state of politics nationally and in North Carolina.   First, North Carolina. The f...

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To most people – like Bill Clinton losing his party’s control of Congress in 1994 – one election is usually enough of a wake-up message. But Republica...

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When folks lose elections they go into paroxysms of contrition – usually confessing to the wrong sins.   And when they win, there’s a parallel ...

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Here’s one way to look at the 2008 election: The Old White Guys who were running things got fired.   There’s George Bush, the MBA Presidency an...

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Barack Obama is going to fill his Cabinet with a “Team of Rivals?” Like Lincoln. This is going to be one big mistake.   Let me get this right: ...

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