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Alzheimer’s, Compassion, and Brain Dead Stupidity

Alzheimer’s, Compassion, and Brain Dead Stupidity
May 5, 2013
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Life is a funny thing.  Just when you think everything is going great, something happens and destroys that illusion.  This …Read the Rest

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A Societal Tipping Point or Just Plain Batsh*t Crazy?

A Societal Tipping Point or Just Plain Batsh*t Crazy?
May 4, 2013
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In Roxbury, Mass, Orchard Gardens School was one of the worst.  It was violent.  The kids were horrors.  They  had …Read the Rest

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The Great Man Re-Emerges (It’s About Time)

The Great Man Re-Emerges (It’s About Time)
April 24, 2013
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Ask anyone who follows politics in this country and they will tell you, if they are honest, that they have …Read the Rest

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One More Time – Yet Again – Austerity Doesn’t Work

One More Time – Yet Again – Austerity Doesn’t Work
April 21, 2013
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How’s that austerity thing working out for you? People are losing jobs Retail sales are plunging Our military is being …Read the Rest

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What If That Far Right, Libertarian Economic Model Was Wrong?

What If That Far Right, Libertarian Economic Model Was Wrong?
April 18, 2013
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The GOP based their economic theory of austerity on the ‘excel error that destroyed the world‘. Once again, Paul Krugman …Read the Rest

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PART II: The Reality of the Really Nasty “Christian” Right

PART II: The Reality of the Really Nasty “Christian” Right
April 13, 2013
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“…”MSNBC’s Martin Bashir suggested that Republican senators need to have a member of their families killed for them to support …Read the Rest

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PART I: The Reality of the Really Nasty “Christian” Right

PART I: The Reality of the Really Nasty “Christian” Right
April 12, 2013
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“…”MSNBC’s Martin Bashir suggested that Republican senators need to have a member of their families killed for them to support …Read the Rest

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The Great Big Libertarian Fail

The Great Big Libertarian Fail
April 11, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo can’t figure out why the First Congressional District in South Carolina nominated disgraced former governor, Mark Sanford …Read the Rest

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The GOP Betrays Its Legacy of National Security

The GOP Betrays Its Legacy of National Security
April 10, 2013
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I guess The Pink Flamingo won’t be seeing anything really cool like the Thunderbirds any time soon.  Last year, I …Read the Rest

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PART III: The Great GOP Experiment with Creating a Future Socialist Nation

PART III: The Great GOP Experiment with Creating a Future Socialist Nation
April 9, 2013
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When a political pendulum swings one way, and then the other, things happen.  The libertarian, hard, Randian right has basically …Read the Rest

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PART II: The Great GOP Experiment with Creating a Future Socialist Nation

PART II: The Great GOP Experiment with Creating a Future Socialist Nation
April 8, 2013
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If you are a student of history, as is The Pink Flamingo, then you are familiar with the pendulum swings …Read the Rest

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PART I: The Great GOP Experiment with Creating a Future Socialist Nation

PART I: The Great GOP Experiment with Creating a Future Socialist Nation
April 7, 2013
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Like the vast majority of Americans, these past few years, The Pink Flamingo has been dealing with a major financial …Read the Rest

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An Ayn Rand World?

An Ayn Rand World?
March 30, 2013
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Strange how libertarians view freedom.  They see it only from their own version of the world. For the libertarian and …Read the Rest

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Does the GOP Have Something Against Jobs?

Does the GOP Have Something Against Jobs?
March 27, 2013
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Once upon a time, the GOP was the party of jobs.  It was all about creating good, well paying jobs, …Read the Rest

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The Tea Party Lie about the Economy

The Tea Party Lie about the Economy
March 22, 2013
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They are bullies.  Their numbers are fake, but that really doesn’t matter.  The average Republican office holder is so out …Read the Rest

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Why Conservative Resentment Matters

Why Conservative Resentment Matters
March 18, 2013
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The Daily Beast had an interesting headline:  The Peddlers of Resentment.  On the surface, it is entirely accurate, below the …Read the Rest

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No Far Right Radical Groups?

No Far Right Radical Groups?
March 16, 2013
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On Friday, at the increasingly insane gathering known as CPAC (it was once an honorable institution) the far right managed …Read the Rest

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Why The Pink Flamingo Is Now Part of Unite Blue

Why The Pink Flamingo Is Now Part of Unite Blue
March 15, 2013
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I am a Republican.  I have been a Republican my entire life.  My credentials include working all the way up …Read the Rest

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Koch Head Nation

Koch Head Nation
March 13, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo has little use for Charles & David Koch.  I don’t like people who use and abuse what …Read the Rest

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Still Stuck on Stupid, Terminal Stupidity

Still Stuck on Stupid, Terminal Stupidity
March 12, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo has been emailing back and forth with Voices from the Heartland.  The basic conversation, edited for brevity …Read the Rest

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The GOP Is Now Under Control of Libertarians

The GOP Is Now Under Control of Libertarians
March 11, 2013
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With Rand Paul’s filibuster, and subsequent fawning devotion of his slobbering fans, and far right talking heads & pundits who …Read the Rest

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Big Oil Speculating Has Destroyed the US Economy

Big Oil Speculating Has Destroyed the US Economy
March 9, 2013
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In 1986, the Koch traders. were the first to use oil derivatives on Wall Street.  They then formed a coalition …Read the Rest

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It’s a Gas – As In Heartburn at the Pump

It’s a Gas – As In Heartburn at the Pump
March 7, 2013
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We are paying at least $0.70 more a gallon at the pump because of speculators like Charles & David Koch.  …Read the Rest

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Big Oil Subsidies Average $20 Billion a Year

Big Oil Subsidies Average $20 Billion a Year
March 6, 2013
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They talk about cutting the debt, saving money, and ending really questionable spending practices, but one simply does not even …Read the Rest

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Let’s Try It Again – Austerity Does Not Work

Let’s Try It Again – Austerity Does Not Work
March 5, 2013
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Once more, let’s try this, again.  Austerity does not work.  The Pink Flamingo has repeatedly said this, but let’s try …Read the Rest

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Let’s Try This Again – Austerity Doesn’t Work

Let’s Try This Again – Austerity Doesn’t Work
March 4, 2013
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Once more into the breech.  It doesn’t work.  Austerity doesn’t work.  It is failing in Europe. “… Italy isn’t unique: …Read the Rest

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Tea Party Realities

Tea Party Realities
March 3, 2013
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We have a serious problem in this country.  No, it is not the deficit, military spending, NRA, guns, lack of …Read the Rest

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Them Vs. Us

Them Vs. Us
March 1, 2013
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Let’s face it, there is something rather humorous about GOP staffers on the Hill crying because they are going to …Read the Rest

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Just When You Think They Can’t Get Any Dumber….?

Just When You Think They Can’t Get Any Dumber….?
February 26, 2013
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We need to lighten up a little and deal with some GOP follies.  Once upon a time, long ago in …Read the Rest

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Hard Hearted Republicans

Hard Hearted Republicans
February 25, 2013
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How will your state be effected by Sequester?  The health industry will be severely affected, but that is part of …Read the Rest

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