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Polite Political Discourse: A Concept Whose Time Has Come

Polite Political Discourse: A Concept Whose Time Has Come
February 24, 2015
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I quit. I give up. No more. Zip Nada Zilch No mas! I’m no longer part of certain forms of …Read the Rest

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The Acceptable New Hate

The Acceptable New Hate
February 13, 2015
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Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold …Read the Rest

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Frying John Kerry’s Canadian Bacon

Frying John Kerry’s Canadian Bacon
February 10, 2015
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By now it is rather obvious the only entities in the civilized world who want to arm the Ukrainians are …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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Nasty Undiplomatic Diplomacy

Nasty Undiplomatic Diplomacy
January 22, 2015
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In many ways, Barack Obama is his own worst enemy when it comes to working with Congress. He’s basically thumbed …Read the Rest

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A Consumer Based Economy – Merry Christmas to Us All! (but the Brother’s Koch)

A Consumer Based Economy – Merry Christmas to  Us All! (but the Brother’s Koch)
December 24, 2014
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Immediately after the horrific attacks on 9/11, President George W. Bush repeatedly stated that we have consumer based economy.  If …Read the Rest

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Obama’s Got His Groove Back – Thank Goodness!

Obama’s Got His Groove Back – Thank Goodness!
November 24, 2014
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“…Today’s immigrant children are tomorrow’s workers, taxpayers and neighbors. Condemning them to life in the shadows means that they will …Read the Rest

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The GOP & Their Anti-Immigration Hissy Fit

The GOP & Their Anti-Immigration Hissy Fit
November 23, 2014
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The Urban Dictionary defines a hissy fit as an unreasonable emotional out burst or an adult temper tantrum.  “What they …Read the Rest

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Gum-Chewing Canadian Bacon, Putin Style

Gum-Chewing Canadian Bacon, Putin Style
November 14, 2014
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Evidently Vladimir Putin can do nothing right in the eyes of the American press, having been subjected to a full …Read the Rest

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Note to Dems: You Field Crap Candidates & You Lose

Note to Dems:  You Field Crap Candidates & You Lose
November 8, 2014
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I know the GOP has been stuck on stupid for ages, but the Dems?  This was a stuck on stupid …Read the Rest

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Sparky Anderson Is ALWAYS Right

Sparky Anderson Is ALWAYS Right
November 6, 2014
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My heart belongs to The Big Red Machine.  I came of age watching my beloved Reds, with my man, Johnny …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 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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ISIS, Borg, Star Trek, Treason & Civil LIberties

ISIS, Borg, Star Trek, Treason & Civil LIberties
September 2, 2014
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“We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to …Read the Rest

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Barack & Bibi

Barack & Bibi
August 5, 2014
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This is not a discussion about the toxic relationship between Israel and its neighbors.  It is not a critique of …Read the Rest

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Benghazi Circus of the Wanna Be Stars

Benghazi Circus of the Wanna Be Stars
May 9, 2014
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Quite frankly, I don’t think there’s much more to learn about Benghazi.  I think the GOP is beating a dead …Read the Rest

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Charles Koch’s Free Society (or) Carthage Must Be Destroyed!

Charles Koch’s Free Society (or) Carthage Must Be Destroyed!
April 3, 2014
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“Ceterum autem censeo Carthaginem esse delendam” Cato the Elder According to an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, Charles Koch …Read the Rest

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The Greatest Political Con Job in American History

The Greatest Political Con Job in American History
April 2, 2014
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Well boys and girls and children of all ages, we have been conned.  We are living in the age and …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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Wednesday’s Hero – Forgotten Heroes Recieve Their Due

Wednesday’s Hero – Forgotten Heroes Recieve Their Due
March 19, 2014
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Yesterday marked the end of a 12-year review by the Pentagon when 24 soldiers from WWII to Vietnam, who were …Read the Rest

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Why the Far Right Is in Love with Russia

Why the Far Right Is in Love with Russia
February 12, 2014
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I saw a headline that read something like Corruption Is Destroying Athletics in Russia.  It suddenly dawned on me why …Read the Rest

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Is Football a Dying Sport?

Is Football a Dying Sport?
February 2, 2014
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“…“I’m a big football fan,” President Obama told the New Republic in an interview, “but I have to tell you, …Read the Rest

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Those Not So Bright Tea Party Candidates

Those Not So Bright Tea Party Candidates
January 18, 2014
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Once again we’re heading into an election year.  Once again we’re starting to see the Tea Party candidates gather, and …Read the Rest

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Operation American Spring or (Stuck On Stupid)

Operation American Spring or (Stuck On Stupid)
January 11, 2014
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There are times when the term ‘stuck on stupid’ just works.  This is one of them.  Back in October and …Read the Rest

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Barack Obama’s Amazing Speech

Barack Obama’s Amazing Speech
December 4, 2013
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The following is a full transcript of President Obama’s truly remarkable speech today.  If you want a reason why I …Read the Rest

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Christian Patriots Claim 2nd Amendment Right to Shoot President Obama

Christian Patriots Claim 2nd Amendment Right to Shoot President Obama
November 25, 2013
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Every once in awhile, I am shocked at how deep the racial hatred for Barack Obama is.  Like a friend …Read the Rest

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Is the Tea Party Revolt Against Barack Obama Being Led by an Alleged Pedophile?

Is the Tea Party Revolt Against Barack Obama Being Led by an Alleged Pedophile?
November 18, 2013
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“…“I call upon all of you to wage a second American nonviolent revolution, to use civil disobedience, and to demand …Read the Rest

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I Don’t Like Unfairness

I Don’t Like Unfairness
November 15, 2013
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Ever since I was a little kid, I’ve disliked things and people who are unfair.  There is a difference in …Read the Rest

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