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Ready for Some Good News?

February 18, 2017 CarlHW 0

And now, finally, for some good news. From the broadest landscape, the biggest structural shift between the Obama administration and what so far has transpired under Donald Trump is that last administration faced an opposition Congress […]

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It’s Getting Late Early for Trump

February 13, 2017 CarlHW 0

The Trump Administration won’t be able to sustain itself as it now is being run for four years. It either will change or crash.  The first important thing to note is that Trump’s approval rating, […]


Democrats Must Make Choices

January 19, 2017 CarlHW 2

On the day after the election, things seemed as if they could either way. Donald Trump could have acted like a president-elect. He didn’t, of course. Coupled with behavior such as flouting ethics rules were […]

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Let’s Talk About Politics

January 13, 2017 CarlHW 0

The Democrats suffered about as thorough and humiliating a defeat as possible. It was complete and dispiriting. So let’s look at the bright side. I am not a total believer in what is below. I […]


A Strange Day — And a Ray of Hope

January 11, 2017 CarlHW 0

Yesterday may have been one of the oddest days in American political history.  The Attorney General-designate, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, spent a good chunk of his confirmation hearing trying to convince us that he is not a raging […]


The Obamacare is About to Hit the Fan

January 5, 2017 CarlHW 2

The next few weeks will be among the most important for the 115th Congress and the Trump presidency. The Republicans have spent the past seven or so years screaming about the evils of ACA. Some […]

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The Republicans Are Not Your Friends

January 4, 2017 CarlHW 1

This posts on this blog will be single minded. There will be all sorts of examples aimed a proving one essential, overriding point: That for all its faults, the Democratic Party is more on the […]


Welcome to The Political Bridge

January 2, 2017 CarlHW 3

Welcome to The Political Bridge. Thanks for stopping by. Let’s start off with what this blog is not. It is not another Democratic site dedicated to figuring out what happened in November. It is not […]