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Why Humans Must Explore Space

Why Humans Must Explore Space
July 20, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to consider what might happen in space exploration if the Koch Machine had money riding on …Read the Rest

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Much Ado About Very Little

Much Ado About Very Little
April 16, 2013
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Upfront, The Pink Flamingo willingly admits that I know absolutely nothing about Justin Bieber.  I’ve never heard him, and don’t …Read the Rest

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Delusions of Austerity

Delusions of Austerity
February 2, 2013
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Austerity is a total and complete abject failure. Austerity in the UK has left the country in worse shape at …Read the Rest

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Those Pesky Epitaphs the Far Right Hurls

Those Pesky Epitaphs the Far Right Hurls
November 21, 2012
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“…Some believe that the best way to express their patriotism is to burn their nation to the ground if it …Read the Rest

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Do We Really Need Nukes at This Point?

Do We Really Need Nukes at This Point?
October 22, 2012
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I had a wonderful history professor who said the three worst Kings of England were considered to be John, Richard …Read the Rest

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Back in the USSR?

Back in the USSR?
October 9, 2012
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When a FOX News person talks about what Reagan did after he won the Cold War and the USSR, fell, …Read the Rest

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A Different Spin on the Whole Pussy Riot Story

A Different Spin on the Whole Pussy Riot Story
August 22, 2012
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The conservative world likes to put a big spin on the culture wars, discussing the war against Christianity.  Yet, when …Read the Rest

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David Barton Finally Blows It!

David Barton Finally Blows It!
August 20, 2012
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It’s the far right’s turn to be dumbed down by revisionism. The left has been infected by this vile disease …Read the Rest

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NOTE TO GOP: Please Pull the Plug on Romney – Today

NOTE TO GOP:  Please Pull the Plug on Romney – Today
July 30, 2012
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Early this morning, The Pink Flamingo had the nightmare misfortune to catch CNN’s interview with Mitt Romney’s foreign policy adviser …Read the Rest

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Could We Be Wrong About Economics?

Could We Be Wrong About Economics?
June 4, 2012
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There comes a time in every person’s live when one must face some very nasty facts.  It happens when you …Read the Rest

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Memorial Day Lament for a Lost Nation

Memorial Day Lament for a Lost Nation
May 28, 2012
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If The Pink Flamingo sounds a bit less optimistic than usual, it is because I am just that.  In fact, …Read the Rest

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Dances With Liberal Idiots

Dances With Liberal Idiots
May 21, 2012
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William Jacobson, who is one of the more creditable bloggers this time around, has completely jumped the shark with his …Read the Rest

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50 Years Ago Today!

50 Years Ago Today!
February 20, 2012
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We had egg on our faces.  Those dirty Soviets had managed to beat us to it.  On April 12, 1961 …Read the Rest

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PART III: Church, State, Morals, Pontificating, Religious Freedom, & Another Fine Mess

PART III: Church, State, Morals, Pontificating, Religious Freedom, & Another Fine Mess
February 12, 2012
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I am not a philosopher or an expert in government.  But, I know my history.  I know it is just …Read the Rest

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According to Romney & Santorum Character Counts – Right?

According to Romney & Santorum Character Counts – Right?
January 21, 2012
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If anyone wants to know the real reason Newt is not on the ballot in Virginia, look no farther than …Read the Rest

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December 7, 1941

December 7, 1941
December 7, 2011
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Pearl Harbor was originally a shallow embayment called Wai Momi (Pearl Water) or Pu’rloa (long Hill).  It was considered the …Read the Rest

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The Rubio Hit

The Rubio Hit
October 23, 2011
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There are sources who think the whole Rubio dust-up is asinine.  I agree.  Andy S. Gomez, of the Miami Institute …Read the Rest

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PART II: Once Again John Stossell Lies About History

PART II:  Once Again John Stossell Lies About History
October 18, 2011
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In Part II, The Pink Flamingo will examine the historical implication of the railroads and why Stossel is completely incorrect …Read the Rest

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PART I: Once Again John Stossell Lies About History

PART I:  Once Again John Stossell Lies About History
October 17, 2011
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This is about the absolute dishonest way that libertarians operate, spreading their slime, not able to tell the truth.  If …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Theodore Samuel Williams

Wednesday’s Hero – Theodore Samuel Williams
October 12, 2011
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Capt. Theodore “Ted” Williams (Center) 83 years old from San Diego, CA VMF-311, Marine Aircraft Group 33 (MAG-33) Baseball Hall …Read the Rest

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70 Years Ago Today .406!

70 Years Ago Today .406!
September 28, 2011
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How about a baseball trivia question for you.  Who was John Glenn’s wingman during the Korean War? What happens when …Read the Rest

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PART II: Going Postal: It Is Called the Postal Clause

PART II:  Going Postal:  It Is Called the Postal Clause
September 10, 2011
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If you want proof there is no Sanity Clause, ask the tea party right why they want to violate the …Read the Rest

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Part III: Going Postal – The Stupidity of Libertarians

Part III:  Going Postal – The Stupidity of Libertarians
September 6, 2011
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The Pink Flamingo is going to run this ahead of the other parts, which will be posted later this week. …Read the Rest

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Thumbing Their Nose at God

Thumbing Their Nose at God
September 1, 2011
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Did you know that over a thousand homes in North Carolina were destroyed by Irene? The far right has begun …Read the Rest

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Wednesday’s Hero – Stg. Virgil Wallace

Wednesday’s Hero – Stg. Virgil Wallace
August 10, 2011
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Sgt. Virgil Wallace 98 years old from Capitan, New Mexico After almost 70 years, and on his 98th birthday, Sgt. …Read the Rest

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First Orbit & 150th Anniversary of Abner Doubleday’s First Shot

First Orbit & 150th Anniversary of Abner Doubleday’s First Shot
April 12, 2011
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“…But back in 1961, there was nothing not to tell because there was so little that was genuinely known. It …Read the Rest

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PART VI: Libertarians, Minimum Wage, & Young Workers

PART VI:  Libertarians, Minimum Wage, & Young Workers
December 21, 2010
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The latest losertarian mime on FOX is that we need to get rid of the minimum wage.  Why, John Stossel …Read the Rest

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Would the Far Right PLEASE Butt Out of New Mexico?

Would the Far Right PLEASE Butt Out of New Mexico?
November 24, 2010
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The people of New Mexico have been trying to turn the remarkable, beautiful and extremely historic lands associated with the …Read the Rest

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Honoring My Family’s Vets

Honoring My Family’s Vets
November 11, 2010
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My grandfather, Edwin Feltman Froehlich, I (1896 – 1991) World War I Army (Pictured with my mother on her wedding …Read the Rest

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The “Worst” Conservative List Ever – Really Isn’t About Blogging

The “Worst” Conservative List Ever – Really Isn’t About Blogging
August 15, 2010
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NOTE:  The following post is an excuse for me to include one of my very favorite movie scenes! Naturally it …Read the Rest

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