Opportunities Provided by Current Legislative Malaise

Jason Murphey ThumbnailLast week I wrote of the impending new legislative leadership. These new leaders will take office in the House and Senate in November.The current state of legislative malaise has provided them with a tremendous opportunity – especially those in the House of Representatives.Over the last three years the Legislature has been been stricken with this malaise due the failure of the House of Rep…

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Questions about OPE Endorsements, Ethics, and Party Switching

QUESTIONS:

If the OPE ‘Teacher Caucus’ endorsement list was based primarily on ‘personal recommendations’, what does that say about those candidates listed as Triangles – those opposed to public education?

How easy or hard is it to ascribe a philosophy to a candidate (against public education) when there is no voting record to review or specific criteria upon which this category is based?

If the issue is providing more money for public education, does it matter to which party a candidate belongs to meet those ends?

Is there more to governance of a state than public education?

What happens when elections become distilled down to single issues?

Should political parties have platforms that spell out specific ideals?

Should voters base their selections based on a group of specific ideals via a political party or which single issues mean most to them?

And yes there will be a test, the next time you vote!

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Lock Her Up

  Chris Christie used his time on the RNC podium to prosecute Hillary Clinton. After reciting various moments in her public life he asked, “guilty or not guilty.” Then the frenzied crowd responded, “lock her up.” Here’s a funny replay of the speech from The Onion. Lock Her Up Jennifer Rubin in the Washington Post called it

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