Category Archives: Metro/State Commentary

Metro/State Commentary with Horace Johns

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Affordable Care Act Nears Its End

Obamacare, in its present form, is about to run its course. Either Republicans will repeal and replace it or it will collapse under its own weight. Its health insurance markets…

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Four Elements of Humanity

Did you make New Year’s resolutions? Lots of people did. I don’t anymore. Instead, I make an inventory of myself for the previous year to see what I did that…

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Democrats Cannot Overturn Election Results

Donald Trump garnered 304 electoral votes (270 needed to win) with two defections, while Hillary Clinton got 228 with four defections. However, since the November 8 election, many liberals and…

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Give Trump a Chance

Most Democratic office holders, party leaders, activists, as well as a plethora of Democratic media pundits, are responding to Donald Trump’s election as president in an immature, faulty-reasoned, and politically…

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Agree to Disagree in Peace

I am amazed and disappointed at persons who have expressed such intense responses toward the election of Donald Trump as president. We see peaceful protests sometimes evolving into rioting in…

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Duality of Right and Wrong

The Toltecs lived in southern Mexico around 900 A.D. Their ancient ancestors were teachers of spirituality who understood the illusionary nature of reality and discovered what we think we know…

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The Upcoming Election

It looks as if Donald Trump will lose his race for the presidency. However, there are some signs that could upend what now appears likely, although I would not bet…

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Abraham Lincoln’s Legacy Continues to be Felt in Popular Culture

Recently, there have been several ESPN and NPT television documentaries about the Civil War. Watching a few of these caused me to reflect how much President Abraham Lincoln meant to…

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Two Separate Paths to Victory for Trump and Clinton

I am writing this week’s column on Sunday before the first presidential debate on Monday, September 26.  Although I don’t have the benefit of knowing what happened in that debate,…

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Clinton’s Documents Need more Scrutiny

Back on July 5, FBI Director James Comey publicly announced he would not recommend to Attorney General Loretta Lynch that Hillary Clinton be indicted for her extremely negligent handling of…