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Godspeed Challenger

Godspeed Challenger
January 28, 2016
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January 28, 1986 Michael J. Smith Dick Scobee Ronald McNair Ellison Onizuka Christa McAuliffe Gregory Jarvis Judith Resnick

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Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech

Ronald Reagan’s Challenger Speech
January 28, 2016
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Ladies and Gentlemen, I’d planned to speak to you tonight to report on the state of the Union, but the …Read the Rest

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Not Sedition Nor Terror, Just Stuck on Stupid

Not Sedition Nor Terror, Just Stuck on Stupid
January 5, 2016
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This isn’t about the latest crack-up of the Bundy Clown Car.  It isn’t about the Hammond family, who may or …Read the Rest

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Culture and Alzheimer’s

Culture and Alzheimer’s
December 23, 2015
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I’ve been involved in a fascinating give and take over an insane article about Alzheimer’s Disease. Amazing how our culture …Read the Rest

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The Obama Demonetization Game

The Obama Demonetization Game
December 19, 2015
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“…Unless we get on our high horse and think this [beheadings, sex-slavery, crucifixion, roasting humans] is unique to some other …Read the Rest

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The Moon Also Rises

The Moon Also Rises
December 14, 2015
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It isn’t very often that we get to see our wildest dreams come true (or start to come true), but …Read the Rest

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Bernie Sanders Is a Fake

Bernie Sanders Is a Fake
October 19, 2015
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Bernie Sanders wants to raise the top marginal tax rate from 39% to 50%.  Frankly, that is just plain socialistic …Read the Rest

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Ronald Reagan and Immigration

Ronald Reagan and Immigration
September 16, 2015
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Tonight numerous GOP candidates will be debating at the Ronald Reagan Library.  The discussion about immigration will be a violation …Read the Rest

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We Will Be a City Upon a Hill

We Will Be a City Upon a Hill
September 15, 2015
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This is the eve of yet another GOP debate.  Never before has the Republican party strayed so far from Reagan.  …Read the Rest

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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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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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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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Yet Another Alzheimer’s Rant

Yet Another Alzheimer’s Rant
July 28, 2014
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It should be noted that not everyone who has Alzheimer’s Disease is like my father, who is mild mannered, well …Read the Rest

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Feeling Robbed

Feeling Robbed
May 24, 2014
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Friday morning, I saw a headline from The Hill.  Bob Dole is pissed about the VA.  Well, I’m pissed about …Read the Rest

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How the Reagans Damned Alzheimer’s Sufferers

How the Reagans Damned Alzheimer’s Sufferers
April 7, 2014
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We all picture Ronald Reagan’s family as bravely soldering through his Alzheimer’s, fighting for a cure, standing strong to make …Read the Rest

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Part III: Rush, Pope Francis, Marxism & Christ

Part III: Rush, Pope Francis, Marxism & Christ
December 9, 2013
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One thing that becomes apparent is that the far right has its talking points to ‘deal’ with the Marxist Pope …Read the Rest

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Part II: Rush, Pope Francis, Marxism & Christ

Part II: Rush, Pope Francis, Marxism & Christ
December 8, 2013
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Rush Limbaugh, in his infinite wisdom, says that the new pope is a Marxist. There is a reason for this. …Read the Rest

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Part I: Rush, Pope Francis, Marxism & Christ

Part I: Rush, Pope Francis, Marxism & Christ
December 7, 2013
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What do you do with an alleged ‘Marxist’ pope who takes the teachings of Christ so seriously that he goes …Read the Rest

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The Follies of Libertarian v. Socialism

The Follies of Libertarian v. Socialism
September 19, 2013
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Earlier in the day, R. S. McCain mentioned that I needed to read a specific book about F. A. Hayek. …Read the Rest

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UPDATED: Someone Blew It

UPDATED:  Someone Blew It
September 6, 2013
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UPDATE:  Evidently the Obama Administration has known about chemical use in Syria for well over a year.  Why is John …Read the Rest

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A Day in the Life of the Ridiculous Right

A Day in the Life of the Ridiculous Right
August 9, 2013
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Senior Citizens are turning on the GOP in record numbers. Usually, it takes a good week to accumulate a collection …Read the Rest

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Is the Middle Class Dead?

Is the Middle Class Dead?
August 3, 2013
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Americans have, for many decades considered themselves the middle class.  During the dark days of the Great Depression, those who …Read the Rest

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Laughing at Myself

Laughing at Myself
July 30, 2013
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It started off by reading an article about night-owls of which I am one.  I admit that I am one.  …Read the Rest

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Part VI: How the Koch Machine Is Destroying the Country

Part VI:  How the Koch Machine Is Destroying the Country
June 13, 2013
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For years, The Pink Flamingo has been saying that there was a white supremacist connection to the Tea Parties. Nikki …Read the Rest

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Part I: How the Koch Machine Is Destroying the Country

Part I:  How the Koch Machine Is Destroying the Country
June 7, 2013
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“…Like Americans for Prosperity, King Street Patriots has long asserted its work is non-partisan. King Street Patriots originally claimed it …Read the Rest

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Sheriff Joe Gets Busted – NaNaNaNaNaNa!

Sheriff Joe Gets Busted – NaNaNaNaNaNa!
May 25, 2013
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Raise your hand if you think that Sheriff Joe Arpaio is a dirty, corrupt, racist, bigot who profiles Hispanics?  Yep, …Read the Rest

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Left Hack, Right Hack, GWB & Honesty

Left Hack, Right Hack, GWB & Honesty
April 26, 2013
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During the dedication of the GWB library, The Pink Flamingo realized that I was there, as a fan and supporter …Read the Rest

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Not Conservative Enough?

Not Conservative Enough?
March 20, 2013
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Rush Limbaugh says the problem with the GOP is the fact that it is not conservative enough.  The Pink Flamingo …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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