President Obama

COMING UP SHORT… (…because the rice-bowl syndrome got in the way) President Trump’s strong-arm efforts notwithstanding the Republican led House could not deliver on his campaign promise to repeal Obama Care and replace it with something supposedly “better.” While former

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THE PRESDIDENT’S FAREWELL ADDRESS (…a valedictorian oration to the faithful) President Obama chose to make his farewell speech from Chicago, his home town, rather than following recent precedents of making it at a joint session of Congress. Which was his

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WRONG HEADED COMMENTS ABOUT THE SECOND AMENDMENT… (…apparently prove that ignorance is bliss when it becomes an issue) Donald Trump’s recent comments about the second amendment…if Hillary is elected the judges she’ll appoint will do away with it…show that he’s

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THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION…A POPULIST LOVE-IN… (…in the city of brotherly love…for the Queen Bee designate of their hive) After a rocky start, and some raucous wrangling plus a minor scandal or two, which left all the delegates uncertain about what

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REFLECTIONS ABOUT THE END OF THE COLD WAR…WITH TODAY… (…the Reagan-Gorbachev era of…glasnost) Browsing through some of our old Centurion archives we came across one of our cartoons from those times back in 1987, which brought us some reflections comparing

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VIVA CUBA LIBRE MR. PRESIDENT…MORE OR LESS… (and while loading up on cigars…don’t forget our missing cruise missile stashed there) Our President is off to Havana for an official state visit to Cuba, the first and only one to do

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FURTHER DIMINISHING THE SENATE’S INSTITUTIONAL STANDING… (…by an outrageous collective lack of integrity) We’ve never been affiliated with either party of the political duopoly controlling of our government’s institutions, always voting as an “independent” tax payer instead. So our views

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A NEW LOW IN AMERICAN POLITICAL WARFARE… (…as partisan payback politics now rules the day…) Leading Republican members of the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, not to mention the majority leader himself…Senator McConnell, have categorically declared they will not even hold hearings

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THE STATE OF THE UNION (a valedictorian expression of hope for the future) The President’s last state of the union address to Congress was mostly a valedictorian expression of hope for the future…and not much else beyond that. At times,

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AN EXECUTIVE MOVE TO BRING GUN VIOLENCE DOWN TO A DULL ROAR… (…is a well-meaning but misdirected aim at the wrong target…) The President’s recent emotional pitch about gun violence in America, and his public announcement that he plans to

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