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The Left, the Right, the Good, and the Ugly

The Left, the Right, the Good, and the Ugly
May 1, 2015
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No one is perfect.  Neither party, Democrat or Republican is right.  Both ideologies, conservative and liberal have good points and …Read the Rest

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Hillary and the Three Stooges

Hillary and the Three Stooges
April 14, 2015
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You would think that the GOP would finally get it, but they don’t.  Instead of complementing Hillary Clinton on her …Read the Rest

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An Economic Dummy’s Version of Gov’t Spending – for Other Dummies

An Economic Dummy’s Version of Gov’t Spending – for Other Dummies
March 23, 2015
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Once again the left and the right and the center is fighting about money.  Liberals want more taxes.  Conservatives want …Read the Rest

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Honesty Has No Place in the Walker Campaign

Honesty Has No Place in the Walker Campaign
March 19, 2015
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Full disclosure:  When I was involved, actively, with GOP politics, I was on a very active forum with Liz Mair.  …Read the Rest

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Political Game-changers

Political Game-changers
March 14, 2015
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I like Barack Obama.  I voted for him in 2012, the first time I ever voted for a Democrat.  It …Read the Rest

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An Open Letter to Lindsey

An Open Letter to Lindsey
March 13, 2015
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Dear Lindsey; We have been friends for many years.  I was the second person you called when you first decided …Read the Rest

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“Ted Cruz & Rand Paul Are Not Responsible Adults”

“Ted Cruz & Rand Paul Are Not Responsible Adults”
March 11, 2015
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Once again Peter King has basically hit the nail on the two pointed heads.  Neither Ted Cruz nor Rand Paul …Read the Rest

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The Silly Season Is In Full Swing: Adelson vs. Koch

The Silly Season Is In Full Swing:  Adelson vs. Koch
March 8, 2015
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Well, boys and girls, the Silly Season is well upon us. Get out your score card, a dry erase marker, …Read the Rest

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Oh Dear, Your Yankee Racism Is Showing

Oh Dear, Your Yankee Racism Is Showing
March 2, 2015
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Why do people, even today, think that the South is more racist than any other part of the country?  Have …Read the Rest

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The Problem With Democrats & Republicans, Too

The Problem With Democrats & Republicans, Too
January 26, 2015
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The GOP officially lost me with the advent of the Tea Parties. I wasn’t a happy camper before their coming, …Read the Rest

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I’m Sick of Liberals, Conservatives & Intellectual Dishonesty

I’m Sick of Liberals, Conservatives & Intellectual Dishonesty
January 24, 2015
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Minions of the far right are bullies, plain and simple.  Trust me, I’ve spent the past decade or so, being …Read the Rest

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What Both Parties Get Wrong About Capital Gains & Taxes

What Both Parties Get Wrong About Capital Gains & Taxes
January 20, 2015
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People should be allowed to build wealth. Families should be allowed to accumulate wealth and hand it down from one …Read the Rest

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I Love Election Nights!

I Love Election Nights!
November 5, 2014
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It doesn’t matter all that much who is winning or losing (oh, it does, but that’s not the point).  I …Read the Rest

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The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch

The Coming Bloodbath – The Six Year Itch
October 28, 2014
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I’ve been predicting that the Democrats are facing an uphill battle in November.  The are several reasons for this.  First, …Read the Rest

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The Greatest Lawsuit in the History of Lawsuits

The Greatest Lawsuit in the History of Lawsuits
October 16, 2014
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A famous philosopher once said that stupid is as stupid does.  I think this is one of those cases.  Stupid …Read the Rest

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Grimes to the Rescue?

Grimes to the Rescue?
October 15, 2014
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Back in 2006, I was so disgusted with Laura Ingraham that I almost lost it.  She helped engineer the beginning …Read the Rest

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No Susana

No Susana
October 13, 2014
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The video says it all.

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No Longer Able to Feel

No Longer Able to Feel
September 4, 2014
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No Longer Quivering had a link to a wonderful piece by Lana Hope called I Lost a Part of Me …Read the Rest

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Why the Martinez Fixation?

Why the Martinez Fixation?
April 21, 2014
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The once proud GOP now has an image problem with its governors, the super-stars, the next generation of POTUS candidates, …Read the Rest

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When Political Criticism Becomes a Crime

When Political Criticism Becomes a Crime
March 20, 2014
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There is nothing wrong with normal political criticism.  It’s part of the game.  Anyone knows that all is fair in …Read the Rest

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Libertairan, Far Right Governors Are a Disaster

Libertairan, Far Right Governors Are a Disaster
January 30, 2014
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Was Mark Sanford one of the first in the new wave of ALEC, Koch inspired, libertarian anti-business Republican governors?  When …Read the Rest

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Why Concentrated Wealth Is an Eventual Recipe for Financial Disaster

Why Concentrated Wealth Is an Eventual Recipe for Financial Disaster
January 25, 2014
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It is being reported that there is going to be a major realignment of retail and store closures.  People don’t …Read the Rest

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That Didn’t Take Long – Another Pink Flamingo I Told You So

That Didn’t Take Long – Another Pink Flamingo I Told You So
January 19, 2014
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Once again, The Pink Flamingo must suggest that another I Told You So is in the works.  I hate it, …Read the Rest

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The Myth of the Libertarian Wild West

The Myth of the Libertarian Wild West
October 26, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo first ran this article on January 3, 2011. NOTE: For those who don’t know The Pink Flamingo, …Read the Rest

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The Koch Brothers Are Funding a Coup Against the USA

The Koch Brothers Are Funding a Coup Against the USA
October 5, 2013
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“…What Americans are witnessing is a concerted effort by ideologically pure conservatives to bring down the government they have lusted …Read the Rest

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House Republicans Have Morphed from Drama Queens to Mean Girls

House Republicans Have Morphed from Drama Queens to Mean Girls
October 4, 2013
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What do you call a group of politicians who want to be protected by the Capitol Police, who are working …Read the Rest

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Tea Party Civil War & Coup 101

Tea Party Civil War & Coup 101
October 3, 2013
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There is a disturbance in the Force.  I am not exaggerating when I humbly state that I may know as …Read the Rest

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UPDATED: We Can’t Afford a Military Operation in Syria, Can We?

UPDATED:  We Can’t Afford a Military Operation in Syria, Can We?
September 1, 2013
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UPDATE:  Quite a bit of new information has surfaced just this morning.  There is no doubt we have a mess …Read the Rest

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Obama and Egypt

Obama and Egypt
August 20, 2013
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Once again, the Middle East is in a mess. It’s a disaster, not completely of our making.  Oh, sure, Jimmy …Read the Rest

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Vicco Family Values

Vicco Family Values
August 18, 2013
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On Wednesday Night, Stephen Colbert featured a short that I thought was one of the best commentaries on small town …Read the Rest

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