Author Archives: Armando Diana

About Armando Diana

A freelance writer for more than 25 years I covered the political scene in New Jersey which can prepare anyone for national politics. I have no fancy political degrees and I'm definitely not a lawyer - I am a common person who is fed up with politics. I want leaders focused on doing what is right for the country, not for them.

The Future Blames the Past for Not Thinking About the Future

The premise of a representative government is for the masses to be represented by a few.  If I recall my grammar school history classes correctly, the intent of public service was to fulfill a temporary duty. Today we have career … Continue reading

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Is Ignorance Bliss or is Bliss Ignorance?

If you start with the premise that most politicians are well-intentioned and genuinely believe they are acting in the best interest of the nation, you may have a different perspective on them.  And then reality sets in and you realize … Continue reading

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A Tough Choice Between Incompetence and Corruption

Is it better to be known as an incompetent or corrupt person? That is the dilemma facing Brenda Snipes.  She is the Broward County Election Supervisor in Florida and is either the most incompetent election official, corrupt, or both. Republican … Continue reading

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The Three Ps of Politics are the Driving Force for Most Voting

Whether you know it or not we are driven to vote for a particular candidate by party, person or policy.  In an ideal world most of us would vote based on the policies of on an individual and how we … Continue reading

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It’s Only Words but Words Are Weapons

The void between common sense and abject agenda-driven politics is deafening.  The mid-term election is next week so you know we are in for last minute surprises and irrational blame.  The rhetoric will reach a fever pitch. A lot of … Continue reading

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Perhaps we should start giving participation trophies to the losing candidates in elections.

I find doing what is “good for the American people” is directly related to a politician not getting his or her way. It seems most politicians divine what is best for the American voter when trying to push a narrative … Continue reading

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A new Supreme Court Justice; reputations destroyed; societal damage in gender relations; just another day for our politicians.  Time to remove them from office

The circus surrounding the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings is as complex and simple as peeling an onion.  There are many different layers to this fiasco but a lot of things are lost along the way. This tragic drama had character … Continue reading

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