Shameless name-dropping: Karl Rove and I once did battle of sorts, and I won http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141023/BLOGS/310239974/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:17:54 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141023/BLOGS/310239974/-1/blogs01 Former policy adviser to Reagan says Obama has governed as a moderate conservative http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141023/BLOGS/310239989/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:52:19 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141023/BLOGS/310239989/-1/blogs01 Snowfall forecasts made months in advance are pure guesswork and often wrong http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141022/BLOGS/310229978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:50:01 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141022/BLOGS/310229978/-1/blogs01 Here’s a tailor-made conspiracy theory that Obama-haters seem not to have noticed http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141022/BLOGS/310229993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:24:16 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141022/BLOGS/310229993/-1/blogs01 Surprise! Obama refers to himself in his speeches less than any of his 11 immediate predecessors http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141021/BLOGS/310219978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:15:36 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141021/BLOGS/310219978/-1/blogs01 Too many Americans don’t recognize that wacky conspiracy theories are wacky http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141021/BLOGS/310219979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:15:34 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141021/BLOGS/310219979/-1/blogs01 This year is likely to end up as the warmest on record http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141021/BLOGS/310219993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:38:45 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141021/BLOGS/310219993/-1/blogs01 Ted Cruz says Ebola czar lacks medical expertise, but Cruz himself contradicts medical experts http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141020/BLOGS/310209992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:01:09 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141020/BLOGS/310209992/-1/blogs01 On matters of sex and marriage, Catholics are more liberal than the Vatican and everyone else http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141018/BLOGS/310189998/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:22:36 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141018/BLOGS/310189998/-1/blogs01 Here’s good news and bad news about the frequency of tornadoes these days http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141017/BLOGS/310179993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:38:23 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141017/BLOGS/310179993/-1/blogs01 Wisconsin Tea Partier Ron Johnson doubles-down, as it were, on ISIS and Ebola http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141016/BLOGS/310169977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:40:05 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141016/BLOGS/310169977/-1/blogs01 Chance that Dems will win Senate equal to your chance of rolling 9, 10, 11 or 12 with two dice http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141016/BLOGS/310169978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:20:18 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141016/BLOGS/310169978/-1/blogs01 Yipes! Right-wingers approvingly quoting left-wing union bosses! http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141016/BLOGS/310169991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:55:13 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141016/BLOGS/310169991/-1/blogs01 Many Americans who fear Ebola ignore other perils that more likely will kill them http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141015/BLOGS/310159982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:39:48 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141015/BLOGS/310159982/-1/blogs01 This guy says ISIS (or ISIL, if you will) is losing the war http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141015/BLOGS/310159993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:17:26 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141015/BLOGS/310159993/-1/blogs01 Poll indicates that media coverage of Ebola tends to confuse people http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141015/BLOGS/310159994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:42:23 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141015/BLOGS/310159994/-1/blogs01 Federal judge with Rockford ties regrets ever supporting voter IDs http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141014/BLOGS/310149978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:57:00 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141014/BLOGS/310149978/-1/blogs01 Poll: Tea Partiers and the less-educated are more fearful of Ebola than other Americans http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141014/BLOGS/310149979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:15:53 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141014/BLOGS/310149979/-1/blogs01 It’s time that we call out global-warming deniers as threats to national security http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141013/BLOGS/310139979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:49:25 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141013/BLOGS/310139979/-1/blogs01 Columbus Day ain’t what it used to be http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141013/BLOGS/310139991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:35:35 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141013/BLOGS/310139991/-1/blogs01 Did federal budget cuts slow the search for an Ebola vaccine? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141013/BLOGS/310139992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:06:40 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141013/BLOGS/310139992/-1/blogs01 Bill Clinton remains popular mainly because he loves politics, which most presidents don’t http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141012/BLOGS/310129995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:33:34 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141012/BLOGS/310129995/-1/blogs01 Five federal judges say GOP claims of voter fraud in Wisconsin are partisan and goofy http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141011/BLOGS/310119997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:06:46 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141011/BLOGS/310119997/-1/blogs01 Religious identity has more to do with culture, ethnicity and politics than with scriptural principles http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141010/BLOGS/310109993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:48:34 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141010/BLOGS/310109993/-1/blogs01 A poll of equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans almost always is worthless http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141010/BLOGS/310109994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:59:17 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141010/BLOGS/310109994/-1/blogs01 Bad news for Scott Walker: Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin voter ID law http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141010/BLOGS/310109995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:31:09 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141010/BLOGS/310109995/-1/blogs01 Is this guy the dumbest global-warming denier of them all? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141009/BLOGS/310099978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:13:35 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141009/BLOGS/310099978/-1/blogs01 Yet again, global warming deniers think they’ve got evidence proving their point of view http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141009/BLOGS/310099979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:37:45 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141009/BLOGS/310099979/-1/blogs01 Nobel-winning economist, a former critic of Obama, now hails his presidency http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141009/BLOGS/310099993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:42:08 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141009/BLOGS/310099993/-1/blogs01 Crazy theory: Perhaps the government will use the Ebola crisis as an excuse to take our guns http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089976/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:17:06 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089976/-1/blogs01 One simple fact that most opponents of legalized gay marriage seem not to understand http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:26:40 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089977/-1/blogs01 Researchers see a possible link between global warming and fewer births of boys http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:16:09 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089978/-1/blogs01 This conservative pundit isn’t so sure Republicans will gain control of the Senate http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:16:08 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089979/-1/blogs01 Do Cracker Barrel and Whole Foods represent opposites in American politics? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:58:56 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141008/BLOGS/310089991/-1/blogs01 Despite scare-mongering by Fox News, Americans aren’t freaking out about Ebola http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141007/BLOGS/310079990/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:27:34 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141007/BLOGS/310079990/-1/blogs01 Most prominent pollsters expect greater polling error in midterm elections http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141007/BLOGS/310079991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:02:29 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141007/BLOGS/310079991/-1/blogs01 Mainstream media regularly misreport results of pre-election polls http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141006/BLOGS/310069980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:24:54 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141006/BLOGS/310069980/-1/blogs01 If it’s a Monday morning in autumn, it’s time for schadenfreude http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141006/BLOGS/310069994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:05:56 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141006/BLOGS/310069994/-1/blogs01 Supreme Court gives green light to gay marriage in five states, including Wisconsin http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141006/BLOGS/310069995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:49:59 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141006/BLOGS/310069995/-1/blogs01 The race for party control of the Senate is still close, according to the best polls http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141004/BLOGS/310049995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 04 Oct 2014 14:17:46 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141004/BLOGS/310049995/-1/blogs01 Ebola prompts right-wing politicians and media to push the panic button http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141004/BLOGS/310049996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 04 Oct 2014 13:21:32 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141004/BLOGS/310049996/-1/blogs01 Conservative mag says Lindsey Graham overstates every danger and overreacts to everything http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141003/BLOGS/310039981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:39:09 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141003/BLOGS/310039981/-1/blogs01 Climate change increases the rate of species extinction, especially among polar animals http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141003/BLOGS/310039994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:47:28 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141003/BLOGS/310039994/-1/blogs01 Why aren’t there more women among Republican candidates for public office? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141002/BLOGS/310029978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:15:34 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141002/BLOGS/310029978/-1/blogs01 Rand Paul: White House downplaying Ebola threat because of political correctness http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141002/BLOGS/310029993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:12:55 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141002/BLOGS/310029993/-1/blogs01 If you’re pining for the good old days amid today’s turmoil, you’re fooling yourself http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141001/BLOGS/310019978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:15:43 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141001/BLOGS/310019978/-1/blogs01 In barely half my lifetime, fossil fuels and other factors have killed off half the world’s animals http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141001/BLOGS/310019979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:15:42 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20141001/BLOGS/310019979/-1/blogs01 Values Voters think that alienating women and young people can win the presidency http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140930/BLOGS/309309979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:15:37 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140930/BLOGS/309309979/-1/blogs01 Global warming is a hoax? The California drought indicates otherwise http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140930/BLOGS/309309993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:57:37 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140930/BLOGS/309309993/-1/blogs01 Emerging GOP star Ben Carson says anarchy might lead to cancellation of 2016 elections http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:15:37 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299980/-1/blogs01 Polling analyst Nate Silver says Democrats needn’t push the panic button — not yet, anyway http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:47:54 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299991/-1/blogs01 Fox News pundit Bill O’Reilly slurs America’s top military commanders http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:13:49 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299992/-1/blogs01 The tide has turned in America’s culture wars http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:39:26 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140929/BLOGS/309299993/-1/blogs01 Ted Cruz doesn’t want to follow the Constitution in replacing AG Eric Holder http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140926/BLOGS/309269994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:04:44 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140926/BLOGS/309269994/-1/blogs01 Google, Microsoft and other tech giants cut ties with climate-denialist lobbying group http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140925/BLOGS/309259995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:46:36 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140925/BLOGS/309259995/-1/blogs01 Presidents returning salutes to military aides is not a time-honored tradition http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140924/BLOGS/309249985/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:15:34 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140924/BLOGS/309249985/-1/blogs01 Gallup: Democrats and Republicans equally supportive of U.S. attacks on ISIS http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140924/BLOGS/309249996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:40:21 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140924/BLOGS/309249996/-1/blogs01 Ideologues of the far left and far right try to come to grips with Obama’s attack on ISIS http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140924/BLOGS/309249997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:00:41 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140924/BLOGS/309249997/-1/blogs01 White evangelicals tend to think they face more discrimination than blacks http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140923/BLOGS/309239982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:21:16 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140923/BLOGS/309239982/-1/blogs01 Why are black folks more concerned than whites about global warming? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140923/BLOGS/309239994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:44:09 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140923/BLOGS/309239994/-1/blogs01 Here’s what passes for good journalism among global-warming deniers http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140922/BLOGS/309229979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:14:32 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140922/BLOGS/309229979/-1/blogs01 More than a billion people turn out for Climate March in New York City http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140922/BLOGS/309229993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:13:46 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140922/BLOGS/309229993/-1/blogs01 John Boehner seems never to have learned anything about the Great Depression http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140922/BLOGS/309229994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:02:58 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140922/BLOGS/309229994/-1/blogs01 What kind of patriot are you if you want your state to secede? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140919/BLOGS/309199982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:15:27 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140919/BLOGS/309199982/-1/blogs01 Was Ronald Reagan more of a narcissist than Barack Obama? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140919/BLOGS/309199996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:33:19 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140919/BLOGS/309199996/-1/blogs01 Fox News, et al, falsely blame Obama for racial profiling in firearms background checks http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140918/BLOGS/309189981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:31:27 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140918/BLOGS/309189981/-1/blogs01 Right-wing pundit hates it that so many people are following NFL scandals http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140918/BLOGS/309189982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:44:17 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140918/BLOGS/309189982/-1/blogs01 In a cravenly political turnaround, Republicans suddenly want boots on the ground http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140917/BLOGS/309179990/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:59:01 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140917/BLOGS/309179990/-1/blogs01 Study: Action to fight climate change makes economic sense http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140916/BLOGS/309169970/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:48:41 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140916/BLOGS/309169970/-1/blogs01 Evidence of Obama’s narcissism cited by Fox News pundit is something Bush also said http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140916/BLOGS/309169977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:17:44 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140916/BLOGS/309169977/-1/blogs01 Most reputable polling analysts see a decline in GOP chances of a Senate takeover http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140916/BLOGS/309169978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:20:31 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140916/BLOGS/309169978/-1/blogs01 It’s been a fairly cool summer this year, hasn’t it? Well, not really http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140915/BLOGS/309159977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:26:52 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140915/BLOGS/309159977/-1/blogs01 Fox News is hypocritical on how Obama and British PM Cameron deal with ISIS http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140915/BLOGS/309159978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:29:14 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140915/BLOGS/309159978/-1/blogs01 It’s hypocritical to oppose Obama on virtually everything and then call him divisive http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140915/BLOGS/309159992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:47:59 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140915/BLOGS/309159992/-1/blogs01 Let’s not ignore this other connection between football and domestic violence http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140914/BLOGS/309149990/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:20:27 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140914/BLOGS/309149990/-1/blogs01 You might want to consider this before encouraging your son to play football http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140913/BLOGS/309139997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:52:28 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140913/BLOGS/309139997/-1/blogs01 When was the last time Congress declared war under terms of the Constitution? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140912/BLOGS/309129980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:32:16 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140912/BLOGS/309129980/-1/blogs01 Judge rightly strikes down ridiculous law against political campaign falsehoods http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140912/BLOGS/309129994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:58:42 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140912/BLOGS/309129994/-1/blogs01 What do you think of the innocent verdict in the Oscar Pistorius case? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140911/BLOGS/309119978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:07:09 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140911/BLOGS/309119978/-1/blogs01 Whatever happened to the post-Sept. 11 spirit? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140911/BLOGS/309119991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:17:05 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140911/BLOGS/309119991/-1/blogs01 Hawkish Republicans can’t help but squirm when Obama becomes hawkish, too http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140911/BLOGS/309119992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:56:38 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140911/BLOGS/309119992/-1/blogs01 Can subliminal exposure to smiles or frowns influence political attitudes http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140910/BLOGS/309109984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:43:03 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140910/BLOGS/309109984/-1/blogs01 It’s an inescapable fact that even conservative governments redistribute wealth http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140910/BLOGS/309109995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:59:02 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140910/BLOGS/309109995/-1/blogs01 GOP lawmaker: We can fault Obama no matter how the fight against ISIS turns out http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:01:26 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099979/-1/blogs01 Let’s all hunker down, folks, but please don’t call the problem global warming http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:46:13 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099993/-1/blogs01 My two favorite polling analysts are trading snarky barbs http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Sep 2014 12:15:16 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099994/-1/blogs01 How does Justice Antonin Scalia live with himself? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:27:05 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140909/BLOGS/309099995/-1/blogs01 Remember that Obamacare “train wreck”? Well, it never really happened http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140908/BLOGS/309089983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:15:29 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140908/BLOGS/309089983/-1/blogs01 If the Baltimore Ravens win even one game this year, I’ll be disappointed http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140908/BLOGS/309089994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Sep 2014 14:34:04 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140908/BLOGS/309089994/-1/blogs01 It’s the height of foolishness to accuse Obama — or anyone else — of playing politics http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140907/BLOGS/309079999/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:40:58 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140907/BLOGS/309079999/-1/blogs01 More evidence about Benghazi emerges, undermining GOP dreams of an Obama scandal http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140905/BLOGS/309059983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:44:44 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140905/BLOGS/309059983/-1/blogs01 I somehow sense that Obama will soon lower the proverbial boom on ISIS http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140905/BLOGS/309059994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Sep 2014 14:46:48 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140905/BLOGS/309059994/-1/blogs01 Nate Silver says polling industry has problems, but good polls are still accurate http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140904/BLOGS/309049983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Sep 2014 18:56:47 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140904/BLOGS/309049983/-1/blogs01 Have Republican chances for takeover of Senate suddenly faded? http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140904/BLOGS/309049992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Sep 2014 13:16:50 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140904/BLOGS/309049992/-1/blogs01 By age 85, you have a 50-50 chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140903/BLOGS/309039980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:15:41 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140903/BLOGS/309039980/-1/blogs01 Ted Cruz’s daddy presumes to educate black folks on the history of civil rights legislation http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140903/BLOGS/309039993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:35:27 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140903/BLOGS/309039993/-1/blogs01 Bruce Rauner seems to think Illinois voters are gullible — and he’s probably right http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140902/BLOGS/309029982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:15:50 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140902/BLOGS/309029982/-1/blogs01 With laughable rhetoric, Wall Street bank says it’s hiring Eric Cantor http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140902/BLOGS/309029994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:14:53 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140902/BLOGS/309029994/-1/blogs01 The heart-warming story of how workers saved the job of their company’s chief executive http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140901/BLOGS/309019985/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:15:31 +0000 http://www.mexicoledger.com/article/20140901/BLOGS/309019985/-1/blogs01