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Op-ed: Promises, Promises, unkept promises

...conditions were like a vise. Unemployment is now at depression levels. After years of it, the people were receptive to a politician who promised to unilaterally end the pain and make the planet's money people accept his new reality.Seven months or so...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-14/op-ed-promises-promises-unkept-pr
Opinion
Op-ed: Amateurs and wackos

"Used to be I couldn't spell 'politician.' Now I are one." Yes, it's come...made no brains about it: "I'm not a politician," he insisted. "I don't want to be a politician. Because politicians do what is politically...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-09/op-ed-amateurs-and-wackos
Opinion
Op-ed: The rail fantasy

The Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of funding for the county's infrastructure. They...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-20/op-ed-the-rail-fantasy
Opinion
Op-ed: The front-runner in name only

...fights of the other Republican governors running for president have been the stuff of contemporary headlines. He is a gifted politician, but his father and brother preceded him to the presidency, giving his campaign an inevitable dynastic air as the vehicle...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-17/op-ed-the-front-runner-in-name-on
Opinion
Here's a question: Who cares?

...the justification for it is that it can gauge whether the politician is hypocritical about the issue, but score one for Ted Cruz...to the platitudes we usually get.It's one thing for a politician to state that he is for prosperity or for protecting this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-25/heres-a-question-who-cares
Opinion
Time for compromise in Cook Inlet fisheries

...would print their said stories. Fortunately the Alaska Constitution has barred most claims, while at the same time every politician from D.C. to Juneau they have lobbied has turned a not too deaf ear to the multi-million dollar national sport-fish...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-27/time-for-compromise-in-co
Letters
Op-ed: Truly memorializing Memorial Day

...need to remember as we mark the Memorial Day period. They are the casualties we need to remember the next time we hear some politician trying to score sound-bite points with seemingly carefree but careless calls to march off to another war. Many of these...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-23/op-ed-truly-memorializing-memoria
Opinion
Rich Lowry: Jihadi censorship comes to America

...after the attack about her views of Islam and her decision to have as the keynote speaker for her event the anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders (who has to live under 24-hour protection). The implicit assumption was that Geller and her cohorts were...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-06/rich-lowry-jihadi-censorship-come
Opinion
Op-ed: Promises become nothing more than cliches

...used to throw dimes at the desperately poor.Candidate Barack Obama represented himself as a new type of "post partisan" politician. So did George W. Bush; so did Bill Clinton. So did those before, and so are those running this time. What we've ruefully...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-16/op-ed-promises-become-nothing-mor
Opinion

LONDON (AP) - British politician Nigel Farage on Friday defended a hotel that insisted a breast-feeding mother cover up, suggesting women might "sit in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-12-06
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