Author Archives: Armando Diana

About Armando Diana

A freelance writer for more than 30 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.

Is It Time For the Rise of the Independent Party?

On one side we have the extreme left wing of the Democratic party coming out of the woodwork to announce their intentions to run for president of the United States.  On the other side we have President Trump. Once again, … Continue reading

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The Power Game is Not About a Wall but the Composition of Congress

Ever watch a Super Bowl where you despise both teams?  You don’t really care who wins but your ecstatic that one of them lost.  It feels like that as we watch the budget standoff doesn’t it? Even the most partisan … Continue reading

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Rhetoric, Hyperbole and Fact Surround a Wall but Where is Truth?

The dialog surrounding illegal immigration becomes exceedingly frustrating when the actual argument is lost between hyperbole and fact. President Trump positions the wall as the first line of defense from a marauding pack of criminals salivating at the chance to … Continue reading

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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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