Daily Archives: October 27, 2016

Night Music: Ben Webster – “Stardust” (1964)

Ben Webster recorded “Stardust” in 1964 on the album See You at the Fair. This version below is not that version, as I played them side by side to be sure.  In fact, I checked a few other versions, and can’t … Continue reading

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Early poll suggests Warren would thump Schilling in 2018

Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has been vocal recently about the possibility of running against Massachusetts US Senator Elizabeth Warren in 2018 on the Republican side. A new poll by Suffolk University/Boston Globe suggests he might want to reconsider as … Continue reading

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This Day in American History: October 27, 1964 – Ronald Reagan delivers his “A Time for Choosing” speech

In support of Barry Goldwater, Ronald Reagan delivered what is considered one of the most effective political speeches ever made on behalf of another candidate. The speech, called “A Time for Choosing,” was instrumental in launching Reagan’s political career.

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Quote of the Day

“This is not the time to cast a jocular or feel-good vote for a man whom you may have briefly found entertaining. Donald Trump should not, cannot, and must not be elected President of the United States.” -Libertarian VP candidate … Continue reading

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Closing argument for HRC

You could do a lot worse than having Morgan Freeman narrate your campaign ad in the leadup to Election Day. So much criticism of Clinton’s approach throughout has been that she ignored the part of Politics 101 that says you have … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: Beneath cheers at Donald Trump’s rallies, dark fears take hold The Hill: Clinton faces new challenges on Obamacare Wall Street Journal: Twitter to cut workforce as revenue growth slows Washington Post: Megyn Kelly and Kelly Ripa: Is … Continue reading

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Political white lies, just the way we like them

A new poll indicates that almost half of likely voters in Florida think Sen. Marco Rubio has his eye on bigger fish beyond his re-election bid. Shocking though it may be, they think he’s stringing them along so he can … Continue reading

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