Category Archives: Politics

Got the foggy, election day, blues

It’s November 2nd.  Dont forget to vote!  It’s your civic duty as a citizen of this country to get off your sofa and get your duff to your local polling place.  If you live in Oregon dont forget to drop … Continue reading

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Not Out of The Woods Yet

The Dow went above 11,000 earlier this week for the first time since 2008.  Today we find out that consumer spending rose in March.  Unemployment is holding steady.  Last month the we actually gained jobs.  Not enough to bring down … Continue reading

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Letter from Iran

I read this today.  The guy who wrote it requested wide publication.  I’m putting it here, in full.  It’s about the march in Iran yesterday (Monday) from Revolution Square to Freedom Square. “I left my home in Tajrish along with … Continue reading

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One More Thing

With the shooting at the Holocaust Museum yesterday in DC, the continuing stupidity of people like Randall Terry and his comments on Dr. Tiller’s murder, and the sensational talk around the services his clinic performed I thought I’d put something … Continue reading

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Topical Rant

I ran across this comic this morning and thought I’d share.  I’ve been a regular reader of “This Modern World” for more than 10 years.  Sad, but true.  With the murder of Dr. Tiller and the Obama administration bringing back Clinton … Continue reading

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Seen This?

This is something I saw on Rachel Maddow (one of the smartest women on TV.  Rhodes Scholar, got her PhD in Political Science from Oxford), it’s so interesting, I thought I’d include it here.  It’s called Auto-Tune the News.  Human … Continue reading

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That was rather surprising

By now I’m assuming you’ve heard about Friday’s unanimous decision from Iowa’s Supreme Court  overturning the ban on same-sex marriage on the grounds that the ban violated the state’s equal protection clause.  I wanted to give myself time to read the … Continue reading

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