Don’t expect much of a backlash against Obama’s Cuba initiative http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:15:51 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179979/-1/blogs01 With just two weeks left, it’s a cinch that 2014 will end up the hottest year on record http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:04:41 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179980/-1/blogs01 People I’ve heard of who died this year http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:04:32 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179992/-1/blogs01 Cheney’s claim that the U.S. didn’t prosecute Japanese for waterboarding is false http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:30:04 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141217/BLOGS/312179993/-1/blogs01 Can Elizabeth Warren win the Democratic presidential nomination? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141216/BLOGS/312169994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:07:22 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141216/BLOGS/312169994/-1/blogs01 Seventy-five years ago today, Hollywood released a racist masterpiece http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141215/BLOGS/312159978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:25:10 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141215/BLOGS/312159978/-1/blogs01 Dick Cheney seems to think America’s moral standards are set by al-Qaeda http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141215/BLOGS/312159979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:44:32 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141215/BLOGS/312159979/-1/blogs01 If you think voting is a waste of time and effort, you’re only fooling yourself http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141215/BLOGS/312159992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:15:11 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141215/BLOGS/312159992/-1/blogs01 Most Americans say global warming is happening, and half say humans are causing it http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141213/BLOGS/312139986/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:44:23 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141213/BLOGS/312139986/-1/blogs01 CIA director defends torture, but he can’t say for sure that it does any good http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141212/BLOGS/312129987/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:10:11 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141212/BLOGS/312129987/-1/blogs01 Bad bipartisanship: Obama and Boehner team-up to push a terrible piece of legislation http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141212/BLOGS/312129996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:49:52 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141212/BLOGS/312129996/-1/blogs01 Some conservatives who should know better legitimize racist attacks on Obama http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141211/BLOGS/312119977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Dec 2014 19:56:17 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141211/BLOGS/312119977/-1/blogs01 Drat it all! I missed a Fox News discussion of how “ridiculous things get stuck in our heads” http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141211/BLOGS/312119978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Dec 2014 18:10:11 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141211/BLOGS/312119978/-1/blogs01 If CIA torture was morally defensible, why was it kept a secret from President Bush? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141211/BLOGS/312119991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:24:12 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141211/BLOGS/312119991/-1/blogs01 Suddenly, it’s time to revisit our collection of priceless Bushisms http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141210/BLOGS/312109982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:01:26 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141210/BLOGS/312109982/-1/blogs01 Defenders of CIA torture have broken faith with America’s Founding Fathers http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141210/BLOGS/312109995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:16:24 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141210/BLOGS/312109995/-1/blogs01 ACLU chief: Obama should pardon Bush and others involved in illegal torture http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:18:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099980/-1/blogs01 This guy argues that Democrats shouldn’t give up on the South http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:32:30 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099981/-1/blogs01 Climate-change deniers want textbooks to downplay the scientific consensus on the matter http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:02:25 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099994/-1/blogs01 Twelve facts about that torture report due for release today http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:12:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141209/BLOGS/312099995/-1/blogs01 Who among the 23 potential candidates will win the GOP presidential nod? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141208/BLOGS/312089984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:36:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141208/BLOGS/312089984/-1/blogs01 Imagine the reaction of the right-wing noise machine if Eric Garner had been white http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141205/BLOGS/312059991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:59:44 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141205/BLOGS/312059991/-1/blogs01 Because of civil rights, the Democrats’ once ‘Solid South’ is all but completely gone http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141205/BLOGS/312059992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:19:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141205/BLOGS/312059992/-1/blogs01 No other president has been shown as much disrespect by opponents as Obama http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141205/BLOGS/312059993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:56:45 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141205/BLOGS/312059993/-1/blogs01 Jeb Bush is hinting that he’ll run for president, but there’s one big reason to think he won’t http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141204/BLOGS/312049993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:35:32 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141204/BLOGS/312049993/-1/blogs01 Most cops aren’t abusive, but those who are benefit from biases in the criminal justice system http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141204/BLOGS/312049994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:16:43 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141204/BLOGS/312049994/-1/blogs01 It doesn’t matter that Obama flip-flopped on legality of executive action on immigration http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141203/BLOGS/312039981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 03 Dec 2014 20:17:53 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141203/BLOGS/312039981/-1/blogs01 Hilariously, some conservatives think Jeb Bush wouldn’t fit the Reagan mold as president http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141202/BLOGS/312029978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:24:22 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141202/BLOGS/312029978/-1/blogs01 Most Americans still think crime rates are worse than they really are http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141201/BLOGS/312019984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 01 Dec 2014 22:31:44 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141201/BLOGS/312019984/-1/blogs01 Poll: Republican control of Congress bad for America http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141201/BLOGS/312019995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:52:45 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141201/BLOGS/312019995/-1/blogs01 Justice Scalia once argued against the kind of grand jury process we saw in Ferguson http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141128/BLOGS/311289995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:54:51 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141128/BLOGS/311289995/-1/blogs01 Public reaction to Obama’s immigration initiative is nothing like Republicans predicted http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141126/BLOGS/311269985/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:16:42 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141126/BLOGS/311269985/-1/blogs01 Will Republicans bar Obama from delivering State of the Union address in person? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141126/BLOGS/311269995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:05:48 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141126/BLOGS/311269995/-1/blogs01 Latino voters overwhelmingly unified in support of Obama’s immigration initiative http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141125/BLOGS/311259981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:10:07 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141125/BLOGS/311259981/-1/blogs01 Are race riots a measure of progress in America? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141125/BLOGS/311259994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:56:01 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141125/BLOGS/311259994/-1/blogs01 Arise, good people! Smite the pseudo-Republicans who find Obama not at fault in the Benghazi case! http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141124/BLOGS/311249981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:33:28 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141124/BLOGS/311249981/-1/blogs01 Half of Americans say climate change is a sign of the biblical apocalypse http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141124/BLOGS/311249982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:50:27 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141124/BLOGS/311249982/-1/blogs01 Today’s bickering among political leaders is no worse than it was among the Founding Fathers http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141124/BLOGS/311249983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:15:21 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141124/BLOGS/311249983/-1/blogs01 Friday news dump: GOP-led panel debunks Benghazi conspiracy theories http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141122/BLOGS/311229994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:10:05 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141122/BLOGS/311229994/-1/blogs01 Tragedy: Paul Ryan, the erstwhile Janesville genius, is suffering from acute amnesia http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141122/BLOGS/311229999/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:59:48 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141122/BLOGS/311229999/-1/blogs01 Did your ancestors from abroad go through any formal immigration process? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141121/BLOGS/311219981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:19:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141121/BLOGS/311219981/-1/blogs01 Urgent Notice: Whatever you do, don’t drink the water! http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141121/BLOGS/311219982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:22:43 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141121/BLOGS/311219982/-1/blogs01 It’s absurd to argue that Obama’s immigration plan is lawless http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141121/BLOGS/311219983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:10:12 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141121/BLOGS/311219983/-1/blogs01 Theory: Obama leaked a scoop to Fox News just to mess with John Boehner’s mind http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141120/BLOGS/311209982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:10:09 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141120/BLOGS/311209982/-1/blogs01 Wall Street Journal poll: Most Americans support Obama’s immigration objectives http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141120/BLOGS/311209994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:17:22 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141120/BLOGS/311209994/-1/blogs01 Just like all his predecessors, Obama can choose not to enforce certain laws http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141119/BLOGS/311199983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:11:47 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141119/BLOGS/311199983/-1/blogs01 Republicans vote to bar scientists who aren’t beholden to industry from advising EPA http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141119/BLOGS/311199984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:02:37 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141119/BLOGS/311199984/-1/blogs01 GOP claim that Obama is a dictator rests on public ignorance of American history http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141118/BLOGS/311189994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:59:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141118/BLOGS/311189994/-1/blogs01 Study shows that America is facing a coming epidemic of power blackouts http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141117/BLOGS/311179980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:49:29 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141117/BLOGS/311179980/-1/blogs01 Dick Durbin and five other top Senate Democrats urge Obama to go it alone on immigration http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141117/BLOGS/311179981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:16:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141117/BLOGS/311179981/-1/blogs01 Younger Americans most likely to be grammar Nazis http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141117/BLOGS/311179993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:48:40 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141117/BLOGS/311179993/-1/blogs01 Study shows that right-to-carry laws have spurred an increase in violent crime http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141116/BLOGS/311169997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:42:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141116/BLOGS/311169997/-1/blogs01 Republican oil mogul says Keystone pipeline is irrelevant to his industry http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141115/BLOGS/311159998/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:01:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141115/BLOGS/311159998/-1/blogs01 Fox News knows its audience better than they know themselves http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:50:39 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149980/-1/blogs01 Guess which party did more fear-mongering during the so-called Ebola crisis http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:15:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149981/-1/blogs01 Why does the U.S. continue to bother with pennies? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:06:15 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149992/-1/blogs01 Globally, last month was the hottest October on record http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:00:24 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149993/-1/blogs01 Every president in the past 60 years has taken executive action on immigration policy http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:11:33 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141114/BLOGS/311149994/-1/blogs01 Conservatives tend to accept global-warming forecasts if they don’t mind the solutions http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141113/BLOGS/311139980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:08:08 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141113/BLOGS/311139980/-1/blogs01 This guy says most pundits have misinterpreted midterm election results http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141113/BLOGS/311139981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:28:24 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141113/BLOGS/311139981/-1/blogs01 Republicans who say they’re not scientists are creating an escape hatch on global warming http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141113/BLOGS/311139993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:17:21 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141113/BLOGS/311139993/-1/blogs01 Global warming deniers pooh-pooh new U.S.-China deal on climate change http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141112/BLOGS/311129980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Nov 2014 21:40:23 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141112/BLOGS/311129980/-1/blogs01 Regarding the persistent myth about global-cooling warnings in the 1970s http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141112/BLOGS/311129981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:10:12 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141112/BLOGS/311129981/-1/blogs01 In America, no political party can ever achieve a permanent majority http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141111/BLOGS/311119992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:50:49 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141111/BLOGS/311119992/-1/blogs01 Obama’s sinister plot to ravage America with Ebola turns out to be a colossal flop http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141111/BLOGS/311119993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:03:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141111/BLOGS/311119993/-1/blogs01 Gun issues were of little concern among midterm voters, but NRA pretends otherwise http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141110/BLOGS/311109981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:56:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141110/BLOGS/311109981/-1/blogs01 Remember the right-wing mantra against criticizing the president in a time of war? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141110/BLOGS/311109982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:10:33 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141110/BLOGS/311109982/-1/blogs01 The worst correction of a news story ever http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141110/BLOGS/311109993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:30:53 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141110/BLOGS/311109993/-1/blogs01 The return of the polar vortex likely means we’re in for more nonsense from Rush Limbaugh http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141108/BLOGS/311089997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Nov 2014 15:27:32 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141108/BLOGS/311089997/-1/blogs01 Boehner’s warning to Obama on immigration issue is ridiculous on its face http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141107/BLOGS/311079993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:14:19 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141107/BLOGS/311079993/-1/blogs01 I was going to write the best possible post-mortem on the midterms, but this guy beat me to it http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141107/BLOGS/311079994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Nov 2014 15:28:29 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141107/BLOGS/311079994/-1/blogs01 Is Scott Walker now a plausible presidential contender? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141106/BLOGS/311069983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Nov 2014 22:09:24 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141106/BLOGS/311069983/-1/blogs01 One of my critics unintentionally convinced me that Ebola helped Republicans win the midterms http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141106/BLOGS/311069994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:55:15 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141106/BLOGS/311069994/-1/blogs01 Obama’s 6th-year curse is not unlike those suffered by most multi-term presidents http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:06:18 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059983/-1/blogs01 Generally speaking, the American people are to blame for the faults of government http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:52:36 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059993/-1/blogs01 It turns out that pre-election polls overestimated the strength of Democrats http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:01:22 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059994/-1/blogs01 Will Ted Cruz make Mitch McConnell’s status as Senate majority leader a nightmare? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:46:55 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141105/BLOGS/311059995/-1/blogs01 GOP control of both the House and Senate won’t make it easier to impeach Obama http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141104/BLOGS/311049979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:58:31 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141104/BLOGS/311049979/-1/blogs01 Before even one vote has been counted, so-called liberal media say Republicans will prevail today http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141104/BLOGS/311049992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:47:35 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141104/BLOGS/311049992/-1/blogs01 Court rules that Secular Humanism is as much a religion as Christianity http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141103/BLOGS/311039984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Nov 2014 18:10:08 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141103/BLOGS/311039984/-1/blogs01 Whether you vote is a matter of public record, but how you vote is not http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141103/BLOGS/311039994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:48:25 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141103/BLOGS/311039994/-1/blogs01 Republican success in this year’s midterms might be a phyrric victory http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141102/BLOGS/311029983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 02 Nov 2014 21:42:45 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141102/BLOGS/311029983/-1/blogs01 Is America paying too little attention to military vets who don’t have lots of problems? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141102/BLOGS/311029996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 02 Nov 2014 16:48:09 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141102/BLOGS/311029996/-1/blogs01 Mainstream media punishing Obama by pretending that GOP has no kooky Senate candidates http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141102/BLOGS/311029997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15:19:04 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141102/BLOGS/311029997/-1/blogs01 Regarding the myth of Obama’s so-called sinking poll numbers http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141031/BLOGS/310319980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:19:53 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141031/BLOGS/310319980/-1/blogs01 Does trend among early voters portend good news for Democrats in midterm elections? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141031/BLOGS/310319993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:43:02 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141031/BLOGS/310319993/-1/blogs01 Lobbyist secretly recorded telling polluters to play dirty against environmentalists http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141031/BLOGS/310319994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:24:58 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141031/BLOGS/310319994/-1/blogs01 Evidence suggests that political polls tend to undercount Democrats http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141030/BLOGS/310309978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:10:07 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141030/BLOGS/310309978/-1/blogs01 Friendly tip to creationists: Believe what you want, but don’t say evolution is just a theory http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141030/BLOGS/310309991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:12:28 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141030/BLOGS/310309991/-1/blogs01 Does more widespread education lead to less religion? Not necessarily http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141029/BLOGS/310299981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:54:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141029/BLOGS/310299981/-1/blogs01 Does either party have momentum going into the mid-term elections? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141029/BLOGS/310299993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:59:31 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141029/BLOGS/310299993/-1/blogs01 Highly-respected medical journal says broad Ebola quarantines do more harm than good http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141028/BLOGS/310289994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:00:51 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141028/BLOGS/310289994/-1/blogs01 Fox News peddles blatant falsehood about so-called voter fraud http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141028/BLOGS/310289995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:01:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141028/BLOGS/310289995/-1/blogs01 Should we get rid of daylight-saving time? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141027/BLOGS/310279983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:10:11 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141027/BLOGS/310279983/-1/blogs01 Republican opposition to government spending has spawned a decline in public infrastructure http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141027/BLOGS/310279984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:15:14 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141027/BLOGS/310279984/-1/blogs01 It’s naive to say that American politics weren’t as nasty in the good old days http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141027/BLOGS/310279993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:28:34 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141027/BLOGS/310279993/-1/blogs01 Republicans never deliver on their promises to impeach Obama or sue him or whatever http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141025/BLOGS/310259996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:36:29 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141025/BLOGS/310259996/-1/blogs01 The NFL is a socialistic enterprise, and the Packers are the league’s most socialistic team http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141024/BLOGS/310249982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:25:16 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141024/BLOGS/310249982/-1/blogs01 Have we lost our democracy in America? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141024/BLOGS/310249994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:34:02 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20141024/BLOGS/310249994/-1/blogs01