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Do You Expose Hate or Hide It

Do You Expose Hate or Hide It
March 23, 2013
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The other day, in a small town newspaper in West Virginia, an anonymous racist rant was published in the opinion …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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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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#IStandWithRand or Stuck on Stupid Rides Again

#IStandWithRand or Stuck on Stupid Rides Again
March 10, 2013
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Is this a matter of #IStandWithRand or just another case of the GOP being stuck on stupid rides again?  Rand …Read the Rest

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Rand Paul Droning On Into a GOP Civil War

Rand Paul Droning On Into a GOP Civil War
March 8, 2013
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“…“I don’t remember any of you fellow Republicans coming down here and saying President [George W.] Bush was going to …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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Why Does the GOP Hate We the Little People of the United States of America?

Why Does the GOP Hate We the Little People of the United States of America?
February 20, 2013
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Yes, it is a silly headline.  The Pink Flamingo is using that headline on purpose. I am convinced the GOP, …Read the Rest

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Our American Shame

Our American Shame
February 6, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo has never been truly ashamed of my country and people in the country until the past few …Read the Rest

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Another Day, Another Hearing, & More Idiots

Another Day, Another Hearing, & More Idiots
January 24, 2013
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Please, don’t get The Pink Flamingo wrong.  I think there are idiots on both sides of the political extremes.  There …Read the Rest

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Where the Pink Flamingo Went Wrong

Where the Pink Flamingo Went Wrong
January 22, 2013
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Please, explain to The Pink Flamingo, how Barack Obama’s 2nd Inaugural Speech was left of center.  Maybe the problem was …Read the Rest

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The Real Jerks Are on the Right, in the RNC & the NRA

The Real Jerks Are on the Right, in the RNC & the NRA
January 17, 2013
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What part of WELL REGULATED MILITIA is so difficult to comprehend?  Well regulated?  Looks to me like well regulated is …Read the Rest

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There Are No Gun Extremists or Just Scam Artists?

There Are No Gun Extremists or Just Scam Artists?
January 16, 2013
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Several things are going on with the far right.  First, they are out of their minds.  Second, it is obvious …Read the Rest

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Crossing the Line with Hate

Crossing the Line with Hate
January 2, 2013
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One of The Pink Flamingo’s favorite operas is Rigoletto.   Long story short, it is about a very deformed court …Read the Rest

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The Cheapening of Life in America

The Cheapening of Life in America
December 24, 2012
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The Pink Flamingo is tired of the left wringing their hands over gun control.  If a person is determined to …Read the Rest

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A Symptom of the GOP’s Collapse

A Symptom of the GOP’s Collapse
December 14, 2012
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A few years ago, the Democratic Party was considered DOA. Democrats learned from their mistakes.  They went introspective.  They came …Read the Rest

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint Nicholas

Celebrating the Feast of Saint Nicholas
December 7, 2012
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Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Clause and he is a Republican (a real one, not one of those tea …Read the Rest

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I Have Just Seen the Future & There IS Going to Be a Starship Enterprise!

I Have Just Seen the Future & There IS Going to Be a Starship Enterprise!
November 23, 2012
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Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five -year mission: to explore strange new …Read the Rest

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What Is Thanksgiving?

What Is Thanksgiving?
November 22, 2012
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Thanksgiving is The Pink Flamingo’s very least favorite holiday.  I don’t see it as a patriotic holiday.  Rather, I look …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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Patriots, True Believers, the Irrational Right & the “Death” of Conservatism

Patriots, True Believers, the Irrational Right & the “Death” of Conservatism
November 16, 2012
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“…And if you’re inclined to storm off like a drama-queen reality show contestant — if you’re inclined to “Go Galt” …Read the Rest

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Getting Along

Getting Along
November 12, 2012
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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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I Told You So, I Told You So, I Told You So, etc. etc.

I Told You So, I Told You So, I Told You So, etc. etc.
November 9, 2012
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“…”But guess what? You haven’t just been misinformed about the horse race. Since the very beginning of the election cycle, …Read the Rest

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Voting for Bush

Voting for Bush
November 6, 2012
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According to a headline on the Daily Beast, George W. Bush won the third debate.  I think that sums up …Read the Rest

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Between Obama and a Hard Place

Between Obama and a Hard Place
November 4, 2012
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Deciding to vote for Barack Obama was not an easy thing, not for this life-long Republican.  But, it had to …Read the Rest

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John Birchers to the Rescue?

John Birchers to the Rescue?
November 3, 2012
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“…Buckley was beginning to worry that with the John Birch Society growing so rapidly, the right-wing upsurge in the country …Read the Rest

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The Great Far Right GOP Character Deficit

The Great Far Right GOP Character Deficit
November 1, 2012
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For years, The Pink Flamingo has been defending liberal Memphis Congressman Steve Cohen from the vicious attacks against him, from …Read the Rest

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Our Brother’s Keeper

Our Brother’s Keeper
October 31, 2012
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On CNN this morning, The Pink Flamingo noticed a shot of the NYFD working on that dreadful fire on Queens.  …Read the Rest

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PART II: The GOP Needs a Rand Purge Before They Destroy the Country

PART II: The GOP Needs a Rand Purge Before They Destroy the Country
October 29, 2012
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Gore Vidal, hated by the right, had no use for Rand. He joined the ranks of Ronald Reagan and William …Read the Rest

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PART I: The GOP Needs a Rand Purge Before They Destroy the Country

PART I: The GOP Needs a Rand Purge Before They Destroy the Country
October 28, 2012
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“…Innovation doesn’t come from the upper class. A recent  study found that less than 1 percent of all entrepreneurs came …Read the Rest

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